Month: November 2015

  • Ten Ways to Commit Professional Malpractice (And Avoid it!)

    Timothy Noon

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    During surgery, the patient's doctor perforated her bowel, but this went unnoticed and untreated. The second element of breach is present when the hospital or doctor does treatment in breach of professional duties. Generally, a victim of medical malpractice has a limited time period in which he or she must pursue a civil lawsuit or be forever barred. The most notable of the information was on the death and complication rates.

  • Cutting Through the Red Tape: Top Ten Things All Florida

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    This has become the third leading cause of death in the United States, after deaths from heart disease and cancer. 3. For example, if a surgeon did not inform the patient that a surgical procedure had a 30% risk of losing a limb, and that patient lost a limb, the doctor would be liable, even if the operation was done perfectly, because the patient may have opted not to go ahead if he/she had been informed of the risks.

  • Concise Guide to Psychiatry and Law for Clinicians, Second

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    Finally, we know that there is one sure thing—and only one thing—that the proposed remedies can be counted on to do. The defendant hospital admitted a known suicidal patient to its secure mental health unit and placed him under high suicide-risk precautions. Unfortunately, medical professionals and staff make mistakes and fail to follow proper procedures, causing individuals to suffer unnecessarily and sometimes to die. The New York City lawyers of Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff LLP have accomplished favorable results for people injured by medical malpractice.

  • Quantifying Catastrophic Injuries

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    Q:I have been suffering with chronic depression for a long time but my doctor didn't advise me against taking antidepressants during my pregnancy due to which my child developed birth defects. When he fails at this duty and an injury results from this failure, then the law will hold him liable because he was negligent. No attorney shall charge fees of a contingent nature in actions to recover damages in an amount that exceeds, for any reason, 25 percent of the final proceeds of the judgment, compromise or agreement if the client is a minor or mentally disabled, or 33 percent of the final proceeds of the judgment, compromise or agreement if it is any other client.

  • Standards of Care in Emergency Medicine: A Practical Guide

    H. Neil Wigder

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    By disclosing a mistake to my patient, do I risk having a malpractice suit filed against me? This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged. There are many inherent imperfections in the process of discovery, diagnosis, treatment and recovery. Publications about the Michigan Model: Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety editorial, April 2016: Breaking Through Dangerous Silence to Tap an Organization’s Powerpoint presentation given by Rick Boothman to the Health Law Division of the State Bar of Michigan, April 26, 2006 (11.1 MB download) Articles and news items on our approach: The Dogmas of the Past are Inadequate - Islands of Excellence blog, May 2013 The initiative, aimed at reducing liability claims, is similar to One doctor’s take on malpractice policy that calls for disclosure, apology, and often a settlement Admitting errors doesn't increase lawsuits: study What happens to liability costs when a hospital admits errors?

  • I Have Cancer: A Survivor's Guide to Medical Malpractice

    Jeffrey H. Dover

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    We will provide you the answers to the hard questions. We don’t hang around hospitals trolling for victims of negligence. The trier of fact determines that the defendant’s negligence caused a catastrophic injury to the patient. (c) The total noneconomic damages recoverable by all claimants from all practitioner defendants under this subsection shall not exceed $1 million in the aggregate. (a) With respect to a cause of action for personal injury or wrongful death arising from medical negligence of nonpractitioners, regardless of the number of such nonpractitioner defendants, noneconomic damages shall not exceed $750,000 per claimant. (b) Notwithstanding paragraph (a), if the negligence resulted in a permanent vegetative state or death, the total noneconomic damages recoverable by such claimant from all nonpractitioner defendants under this paragraph shall not exceed $1.5 million.

  • You Can't Do That!

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    The case includes claims that the financial caps deny the family the full right to a jury trial and violate equal protection laws since medical malpractice victims are being treated differently than victims of automobile accidents or medical device malfunctions. “The issue in this case is whether the amount of that award should be limited for one class of plaintiffs,” said Smith, the attorney representing the Gavellos. Doctors and hospitals often require this provision as a part of the settlement agreement.

  • All about Malpractice: alllegaldocuments.com (Volume 1)

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    In Tyler, the Court upheld a jury verdict in favor of a plaintiff and against a nurse for negligently failing to communicate adequately and accurately the nature and severity of a patient's abdominal pain. A personal injury case results when a person is injured as a result of the carelessness, negligence, recklessness or intentional act of another. Some of the things you can avoid include a stranger giving you a lawyer's card.

  • Legal Aspects of Health Care Administration

    George D. Pozgar

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    In order to make a concrete case of medical malpractice, the lawyer will develop a causal link between the medical professional's possible deviation from what was otherwise standard treatment procedure in your particular case. Jurors have been tainted by the repeated, constant and persistent distortions of the civil justice system by the “Tort Reform” industry. The combined legal-medical experience of our attorneys provides a unique advantage to our clients.

  • Attorney Responsibilities & Client Rights: Your Legal Guide

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    I know almost every lawyer who has responded and a lot of the lawyers at Chamblee Ryan.. Contact one of our law offices for a free consultation with a medical malpractice lawyer. As attorneys, we have a duty to our clients to inform them of when the statute of limitations will expire in their potential claims. If an assessment is incomplete, treatment errors are likely to result. – Tardive dyskinesia. The amount resulting from Subsection (2)(a) shall: (i) be rounded to the nearest $10,000; and (ii) apply to a cause of action arising on or after the date the annual adjustment is made.