Category Archives: Medical Malpractice

Court Awards AZ Vet $2.5 Million in Medical Malpractice Suit

A U.S. Army veteran was awarded $2.5 million in his medical malpractice lawsuit against the Phoenix VA. The malpractice ties back to negligent medical care in  2011, when abnormalities were found in the vet’s prostate but the nurse practitioner neglected to order further testing. Negligent Medical Care for America’s Vets After the lack of proper care, the vet found out 11 months later that he had state 4 prostate cancer and would only have a short time remaining to live. The lawsuit concluded … Read More

How Do I Assert My Rights After a Medical Error?

Everyday, people trust doctors and other medical professionals with their health and well-being. When doctors fail to uphold their medical duty and put a patient’s life at risk, they may be held responsible for their medical error. Medical malpractice occurs when a patient suffers unnecessary harm or injuries due to negligence, and when this occurs,  the injured patient has rights.  Finding Fault After a Medical Error In medical malpractice cases you must figure out who is at fault and then … Read More

Most Common Medical Malpractice Mistakes

Everyday, people trust doctors and other medical professionals with their health and well-being and they assume that an experience, skilled and conscientious will provide the correct standard of care. When doctors fail to uphold their medical duty and put a patient’s life at risk they may be held responsible in a medical malpractice case. Medical malpractice occurs when a patient suffers unnecessary harm or injuries due to negligence and this is unfortunately all too common in the medical world. There … Read More

What is an Accident and What is Medical Malpractice?

Every day people go to medical professionals for quality care to help them feel better. Unfortunately, far too often, those professional cause further injury. Because medical malpractice can occur, the legal system has rules and procedures in place to determine whether an incident is malpractice. And if it is, the system holds those professionals responsible. Medical malpractice can be caused by physicians, nurses, assistants and even orderlies. They usually occur due to a flawed diagnosis, improper treatment, or treating a … Read More

What Qualifies as Legal Malpractice?

While malpractice is a term typically used to describe lawsuits involving medical care professionals, legal malpractice is the kind of malpractice case that involves attorneys engaging in negligent behavior,or somehow causing harm to the client by taking actions that no reasonable attorney would make. Here’s a look at ways in which your attorney may have been negligent and liable for legal malpractice. Types of Legal Malpractice Negligence. A common reason for a legal malpractice claim arises when an attorney misses … Read More