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What Types of Damages Can Be Recovered in a Medical Malpractice Case?

What Types of Damages Can Be Recovered in a Medical Malpractice Case?

Medical malpractice happens when a medical facility or professional harms a patient due to neglect or an error. In some cases, the injury is serious enough to cause a lasting medical condition. When this occurs, patients often pursue legal action to secure compensation. This can help them cover expenses that arise from their injury or [ Read More ]

Can Doctors Still Practice If They Have Felony Records?

Can Doctors Still Practice If They Have Felony Records?

What if you found out that your doctor had a felony on his or her record involving medical malpractice and prescription drug abuse? That question is not just a hypothetical one for some people. Recently, two doctors with felony records had their medical licenses restored. One of the doctors got his license back after losing [ Read More ]

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3 Common Medical Malpractice Errors

3 Common Medical Malpractice Errors

When a patient is harmed by a doctor that doesn’t give appropriate health care treatment, the patient could sue for medical malpractice. Filing these cases, however, can be far more complicated than say a car accident claim. In some cases, multiple medical staff can interact with a patient, making it difficult to figure out who [ Read More ]

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Jeffrey S. Mitchell Explains Emerging Trends in Medical Malpractice Litigation

Jeffrey S. Mitchell Explains Emerging Trends in Medical Malpractice Litigation

With over 20 years of experience in this field of law, Jeffrey S. Mitchell has become a leading figure in medical malpractice litigation. As he explains in a piece published in the November 2019 issue of Plaintiff, Mitchell has seen this field go through substantial changes. His analysis offers an interesting look into the world [ Read More ]

Medical Malpractice Signs You Can Not Ignore

Medical Malpractice Signs You Can Not Ignore

If a person suffers an injury or dies after undergoing medical treatment, is that a sign of medical malpractice? Sometimes, it is difficult to truly know if your injuries are the result of medical malpractice. After all, sometimes bad things happen when receiving medical care. For example, an infection acquired after an operation could be [ Read More ]



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