It is often difficult to find accurate information regarding medical malpractice claims in the United States due to misinformation. However, the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB), which is part of the Data Bank, is a confidential information clearinghouse created by Congress to… Read More
A common way that physical symptoms can be involved in a medical malpractice case is due to an undiagnosed or misdiagnosed medical condition causing the symptoms. As this article explains, failure to diagnose a medical condition can lead to a… Read More
In order to cut through the misinformation about lawsuits and tort reform, we recommend this report from the Congressional Budget Office (CBO). The CBO is a nonpartisan organization that provides economic and budget analyses Congress needs to make its budgeting decisions.
There are lots of myths and misinformation out there that deceive people into thinking that lawsuits have become excessive and are causing many problems in America. In part, drug, oil, and insurance companies are responsible because they’ve spent millions to generate and spread these falsehoods. This article sheds some light on the real facts about lawsuits.
The fact that stent manufacturers have been encouraging doctors to implant them in patients and that some doctors have complied is even more medically irresponsible due in light of a report published in The New England Journal of Medicine. You can read more about the report here, but we’ll highlight the basic points here.
One medical malpractice story that’s been getting a lot of attention is the unnecessary use of stents in treating patients with clogged heart arteries. A recent example in Maryland involved a doctor who allegedly implanted hundreds of medically unnecessary cardiac stents, as reported in The (Baltimore) Sun.
There are lots of ads on radio and TV for law firms that claim they are the best for medical malpractice cases or even specific kinds of medical malpractice cases. Before you call these firms, make sure you read the fine print or listen to the disclaimers, because the firms may not be all they seem.
When medical malpractice makes headlines, it usually focuses on big mistakes: unnecessary surgery, mistaken prescriptions, etc. However, a major source of medical malpractice is simple infections people get while in the hospital. As we report on our Web site, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimated that healthcare-associated infections occur at an annual rate of 1.7 million and contribute to 99,000 deaths each year.
Thank you for visiting the Medical Malpractice Lawyers Website. This site is designed to connect victims of malpractice needing legal advice with medical malpractice lawyers. We’re here to help victims get the justice they deserve quickly and efficiently. Well-qualified lawyers… Read More