In an issue that has split justices, governors and legislatures, Florida has recently made a move in the discussion of the constitutionality of caps on medical malpractice damage awards. In early June, the Florida Supreme Court “ruled that a law limiting pain-and-suffering damages in medical malprac… read morePosted in Medical Malpractice
A new report by Johns Hopkins Medicine in the journal BMJ says that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States, even as this statistic is not being accurately reported on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s annual list of death causes.
The study estimates… read morePosted in Medical Malpractice | Wrongful Death
Written by T. Ryan Langley on November 17th 2015.
Hodge & Langley Law Firm represents people around the country who are suing Ethicon, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, for making a device that they may have known was capable of upstaging cancer and spreading cancer cells. The medical device, called a power morcellator, is an instrument used in hy… read morePosted in Mass Torts | Medical Malpractice | Product Liability & Recalls
As you’re grieving the loss of a loved one, it can seem that any death is a wrongful death. But wrongful death in the legal system is a specific term. An individual or organization can be sued for wrongful death if their negligence or misconduct caused a death.
More specifically, possible causes … read morePosted in Medical Malpractice | Motor Vehicle Accidents | Workers’ Compensation | Wrongful Death
Written by T. Ryan Langley on December 19th 2014.
Medical malpractice—negligence or actions by health care providers that lead to harm or injury in patients—is more common in our country than most people realize. A 2013 article in the Journal of Patient Safety estimates that 210,000–400,000 people a year are harmed or killed due to “preventable har… read morePosted in Medical Malpractice