Medical malpracticeHow Long Do I Have to File a Medical Malpractice Claim in Virginia?
Medical malpractice is a tort, or wrongdoing, by a medical practitioner that injures a patient. It is a violation of the medical standards of care, such as an error in diagnosis or treatment, that causes an injury or illness to a patient. A physician or hospital in Virginia may have to pay a patient for… read moreWhat Are the 4 Ds of Medical Negligence?
Posted in Medical malpractice on August 5, 2020
Medical negligence is a serious tort that exists within the halls of thousands of hospitals, doctor’s offices and medical centers in America. It can refer to medication mistakes, surgical slipups, misdiagnoses and other types of preventable errors in a health care setting that ultimately harm or kill a patient. Learning whether you have grounds for… read moreThe Most Common Misdiagnosed Illnesses
No doctor has to get every diagnosis right every time. All doctors, however, must do their best to come to the correct diagnoses based on the process of eliminations. Physicians must use specific standards of care according to medical industry regulations to diagnose patients. Failure to do so, resulting in the wrong diagnosis and harm… read moreThe Most Common Surgical Errors
No patient imagines a surgical error could happen while he or she lies on the operating table. However, surgeons and their staff members are only human and accidents happen. In a safe operating room environment, preventable patient injuries would not occur. Yet hospitals around the country employ negligent, reckless and dangerous health care personnel that… read more