Category Archive for: Medical Malpractice

What is Medical Malpractice?

What is Medical Malpractice: The Basics Did you or a loved one receive medical attention, and leave the hospital in worse condition than you arrived in? You may have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. Typically these types of cases can be difficult to pinpoint, being that there needs to be a strong legal basis […]

Birth Injuries: Part of Birth or Medical Malpractice?

A family from Macomb Township, Michigan, was recently awarded $41.6 million for a birth injury case. Kimberly Vanslembrouck’s daughter, Markell, was born with Cerebral Palsy and Hypoxic-ischemic Encephalopathy after what is described as a traumatic delivery.  Markell fractured a clavicle in the birth canal and experienced severe brain trauma. Markell’s lawyer argued that there were […]

Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Results in $130 Million Award

Know What a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit is About Danni and Frank Reilly of Port Jefferson, Long Island, were awarded $130 million for medical mistakes made at St. Charles Hospital in Port Jefferson, Long Island. Their daughter, Shannon, was born with cerebral palsy, a neurological disorder that occurs when a baby’s brain is damaged before or […]