5 Things You Should Never Say or Keep from Your Personal Injury Lawyer
Posted in Accident & Injury, Car Accident, Consumer Protection, Medical Malpractice, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident, Workplace Injuries and Claims on November 29, 2023
In the aftermath of a personal injury, navigating the legal landscape can be overwhelming. Hiring a skilled personal injury lawyer is crucial in seeking justice and compensation. However, effective communication with your attorney is equally important. Certain statements or omissions can have significant repercussions on your case. In this blog, we'll explore five things...
Essential Strategies and Tips for First Client Meetings
Posted in Accident & Injury, Health & Wellness, In the news, Medical Malpractice, Workplace Injuries and Claims on November 7, 2023
By William J. Price The first meeting between an attorney and their client is a pivotal moment in the attorney-client relationship. Having a well-thought-out plan in place is crucial for ensuring a smooth start and setting the stage for effective collaboration. This initial meeting serves as an opportunity for lawyers to gather essential information...
Whistleblower Doctors Shed Light on Patient Safety and Medicare Fraud with Concurrent Surgeries and Double-Billing
Posted in Accident & Injury, Consumer Protection, Drug & Medical Devices, Health & Wellness, Medical Malpractice on September 21, 2023
By James M. Kelley III Doctors at some large teaching hospitals in the United States are speaking out against a concerning practice that jeopardizes patient safety and potentially defrauds Medicare. Surgeons, they claim, are scheduling multiple operations simultaneously, leaving critical portions unattended, and then billing for services they still need to provide fully. In...
When TikTok Medical Advice Leads to Harm
Posted in Consumer Protection, Health & Wellness, In the news, Medical Malpractice on August 30, 2023
In the digital information age, social media platforms like TikTok have become a breeding ground for content creators, including self-proclaimed "TikTok doctors" who offer medical advice and insights to their followers. While this accessibility to information can be empowering, it also raises important questions about the legal liability that arises when individuals follow the...
The Power of Evidence Patterns and How They Shape Law Cases
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Consumer Protection, Health & Wellness, Medical Malpractice, Motorcycle Accident, Truck Accident on May 31, 2023
By William J. Price Evidence is vital in law cases. It can sway what happens and affect how juries decide and resolve disputes. Looking for patterns in the evidence helps us understand how serious a situation can be and the significant role it plays in law cases. Patterns In Auto Accident Evidence How certain...
What Is National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month?
Posted in Health & Wellness, Medical Malpractice on March 22, 2023
March is National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of cerebral palsy, including its causes, symptoms, and treatments. Cerebral palsy affects approximately 500,000 children and adults in the U.S. It's the most common motor disability in childhood, with nearly 8,000 infants and babies diagnosed yearly. Facts About Cerebral...
Are You Experiencing Medical Gaslighting?
Posted in Health & Wellness, Medical Malpractice on March 3, 2023
Have you ever visited a healthcare provider seeking help for your symptoms, only to be brushed off and told that it's all in your head or there's nothing wrong with you? This situation is an example of medical gaslighting. The phenomenon occurs when healthcare providers dismiss patients' concerns or complaints without adequately addressing them−leaving...
What Are the Most Common Causes of Medical Malpractice in the U.S.?
Posted in Accident & Injury, Drug & Medical Devices, Health & Wellness, Medical Malpractice on February 3, 2023
Medical mistakes can occur in just about any area of healthcare. In the United States, medical malpractice is one of the leading causes of death and injury, with 1.5 million injuries and nearly 100,000 deaths each year. Some areas of healthcare are more commonly associated with medical errors, and several causes that are seen...
Nearly 25% of Patients Experience Harm in U.S. Hospitals
Posted in Drug & Medical Devices, Health & Wellness, In the news, Medical Malpractice on January 19, 2023
When you go to a hospital, you believe you are being cared for and treated in the best way possible. However, a recent study shows this is not the case. New England Journal of Medicine recently released a report revealing that nearly 1 in 4 patients admitted to U.S. hospitals will experience harm during their stay. The...
Unintentionally Retained Surgical Objects
Posted in Accident & Injury, Medical Malpractice on August 23, 2022
When going into surgery, patients are putting their life in the hands of others. There is complete trust that the doctors operating will do everything they can to avoid a negative outcome. What happens when the surgical team makes a mistake? What is a URFO? An unintentionally retained foreign object (URFO) is a medical...