Filing A Legal Malpractice Claim

Are you planning to file a legal malpractice claim against your lawyer for negligence? Optimize your chances of success with your legal malpractice claim by getting advice from a reputable legal malpractice lawyer.  You will need to present all your suspicions of negligence in order for your legal malpractice lawyer to begin to assess them. There are some things you must take into consideration before filing such claim. They include: The existence of an attorney-client relationship, as the absence of such a relationship means that there is no basis for your claim and the attorney is not...

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Cancer Misdiagnosis

You Have Cancer…… These are among the most horrifying words one can hear – and no kind or professional delivery of this news can make the shock any less pronounced.  Once you get over the shock however, and are ready to talk about what can be done to cure or retard the growth of any cancer, you will want to be sure that your doctor is knowledgeable about the disease itself, what can be done to treat it, and what the prognosis or threat of metastasis to other sites could entail.  It’s time to drill down to specifics regarding potential outcomes, and hopefully you have confidence that...

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The “Uh-Ohs” You Never Want to Hear…..

It’s an old and tired joke (sort of) in the operating room suites, that you never want to overhear someone involved in operating on you say “uh-oh.”  In fact, some surgeons have been known to ask operating room staff to be excluded from their cases if they have heard them say this!  Cases have actually been brought to the courts based on a patient hearing a medical practitioner say “uh-oh.”  What can be worse is NOT hearing this expression, and winding up the victim of a medical error, whether it was a missed event, or practicing error that could adversely affect your health and...

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What to Look For When Choosing a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Medical malpractice law is very multifaceted and for that reason, it is very important to see an experienced Medical Malpractice lawyer who comprehends the complexity of issues regarding medical malpractice laws relevant with the issues being presented to them. A medical Malpractice claim includes an investigation on medical records and all laboratory tests and studies done with the patient. If you or your loved one has been a victim of a medical malpractice, to protect your rights, here are some tips: Medical malpractice lawyers who focus in medical malpractice issues and laws can give...

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Do You Have A Strong Medical Malpractice Case?

Careless conduct which caused the injury or death of a person is the basic ingredient in a strong medical malpractice case. In some cases, they may be some “malpractice” from the subjective point of view but if the conduct didn’t cause any injury, it is not a strong point for the legal system. On the other hand, there are instances that didn’t incur any damages, but there is in fact a medical malpractice. These may not be considered as strong cases though. The past history of damage are not what interests the jury, they do become interested if there is a personal permanent injury or...

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Misdiagnosis – Could it Happen to You?

That misdiagnosis happens in medical care is widely known, and for the obvious reason – it happens way too often.  You can be the victim of an erroneous diagnosis whether you are at a well-known major medical center or a small local medical facility – it happens in all age groups, at any socioeconomic level, and with numerous diseases or conditions.  Misdiagnosis can never be viewed as a minor or trivial matter, as even seemingly minor errors in diagnosing can have serious repercussions. Although many would say that misdiagnosis is common, it can be difficult to obtain accurate data to...

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