Common Types of Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare professional causes injury or death to a patient through negligence. The carelessness could be caused by a doctor, nurse, therapist, hospital staff, or medical testing (i.e. radiology department), to name a few examples. In some cases, an injury could be permanent. This could result in the patient needing ongoing …

Common surgical errors and when to seek legal representation

Among the most serious medical malpractice incidents are surgical errors. Unfortunately, despite the recommendation of and increased use of checklists before surgery, about 4,000 surgical errors occur each year in the U.S. Common types of surgical errors There are numerous ways patients can be injured during the surgical process. The negligence could occur pre-surgery, during the procedure, …