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Sep 25, 2015

5 Steps to Follow Before Filing a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

By |Sep 25, 2015|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

If you have survived a catastrophic injury that was caused by medical negligence, it can be difficult to find a way to move forward. You will likely have ongoing medical expenses from your injury, you may not be able to go back to doing your previous job, and you might face a lifetime of effects. [...]

Sep 16, 2015

Family Awarded $18 Million in Horrific Nursing Home Wrongful Death Case

By |Sep 16, 2015|Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse, Nursing Home Neglect, Wrongful Death|0 Comments

A jury recently awarded the family of Eliza Jennings $18 million in a wrongful death suit against The Terrace Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Berea, Kentucky. The jury awarded $9.5 million, just under the maximum amount allowable, for punitive damages because of the poor treatment Jennings received. Jennings was left in wet diapers for prolonged [...]

Sep 10, 2015

Federal Database for Healthcare Information is Seriously Flawed

By |Sep 10, 2015|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

In the past, we have highlighted the difficulty of finding information about your healthcare provider or nursing home choice. With non-disclosure agreements, finding out about medical malpractice history can be impossible. With no central data-clearing house, finding out about your doctor’s past successes or failures can be hit or miss. A Centers for Medicare & [...]

Sep 2, 2015

The Problem with Choosing a Doctor

By |Sep 2, 2015|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Finding accurate information about a healthcare provider or facility can be difficult. The rules are different depending on where the facility is, what kind of medicine is practiced there, and whether or not it accepts federal plans like Medicare and Medicaid. Regulatory agencies have a lot of information to compile and keep track of. However, [...]