What Is the Difference Between Express and Implied Consent?
Medical Malpractice | April 21, 2020
Before your doctor can legally treat you, your permission – or consent – is required. In times of an emergency, though, implied consent based upon your actions rather than actual communication could be used to give treatment. If things go wrong and you want to file a personal injury claim based upon medical malpractice afterward,… read more
Can Cervidil Cause Injury To My Child?
Medical Malpractice | March 18, 2020
Induction of labor is when medical staff use drugs or other tools to stimulate a woman’s body to get the labor and delivery process started. Almost 20% of all births in the US start with some sort of induction. One drug that is used to stimulate labor is Cervidil. While it is commonly used, it… read more
Never Events in Medical Malpractice: When “Never” Actually Happens
Medical Malpractice | August 16, 2017
Many medical malpractice claims originate from a subtle physician mistake that creates a serious health issue later in the patient’s life. However, some incidents of medical malpractice errors are so egregious and unthinkable, medical groups and legal organizations categorize them as a never event, or a medical error that never occur if reasonable safety precautions […]
Things Parents Should Know After a Child Has Suffered a Birth Injury
Medical Malpractice | August 1, 2016
Infants injured during birth unfortunately usually face a vast number of life-long challenges. Some difficulties are immediately identifiable. For example, parents naturally expect that children with birth injuries will need special medical care and assistance. Other challenges, however, may not be apparent or surface for many years. The Difficulties a Birth Injured Victim Can Face […]
NY Medical Malpractice Claims & the Statute of Limitations
Medical Malpractice | June 20, 2016
In New York State, the statute of limitations to file a medical malpractice lawsuit against a negligent doctor or medical facility is, in general, two and a half years. When this deadline expires, you will no longer have a chance to collect money for injuries and other damages no matter how injured you or your […]