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 […]

Doctor Fatigue Related to Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Medical Malpractice Lawsuits on the Rise It has been estimated that American workers have increased productivity levels by 60 percent in the last 20 years. While this may be good news for business, the extra hours of work are taking a toll on the health and well-being of workers everywhere. Obesity, hypertension and chronic diseases […]