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Medical Malpractice Informed Consent

Professor George Annas from Boston University’s School of Public Health recently contended at a meeting of the American Bar Association that informed consent was under attack.  He cited the fact that physicians in some specialties were encouraged to perform procedures … Continue reading

Maintaining Balance

Maintaining Balance-Coordinating Information Maintaining balance is in large measure controlled by your vestibular system. The vestibular system is that portion of the inner ear that coordinates information from various parts of the body. It then allows you to engage in … Continue reading

Obstetric Medical Malpractice

Obstetric medical malpractice is most often seen in birth injuries . Brachial plexus and cerebral palsy are common outcomes. Also it is seen in other area of decision making. Vaginal Birth After Cesarean Vaginal birth after cesarean is on the … Continue reading

In a Medical Malpractice Case What Does Standard of Care Mean?

In a medical malpractice case what does standard of care mean is a question that should be understood and answered to the client’s satisfaction.  Standard of care loosely means the rule that applies to the healthcare provider’s conduct.  When I … Continue reading

Statute of Limitations In Medical Malpractice Cases

In a medical malpractice case what is the statute of limitations is typically the first question that any attorney is going to ask in reviewing a case. Statute of Limitations In Medical Malpractice Cases Must Be Addressed Early In general … Continue reading

In a Medical Malpractice Case What Does Causation Mean?

.In a medical malpractice case what does causation mean is an important question to have answered.  In “legal lingo” causation means proximate cause.  The word proximate technically is the opposite of approximate.  In common usage approximate means “almost”.  The technical … Continue reading

How Do I Find a Medical Malpractice Lawyer?

How do I find a medical malpractice lawyer is a difficult question to answer. Probably the best place to start is with friends and family. In particular if they have previously retained a malpractice lawyer in the locale where you are. … Continue reading

Injection Caused Injury

Injection Caused Injury-Injection Too High Injections can cause injury. This is sometimes the explanation for shoulder symptoms. What can happen with an injection caused injury is that the needle containing the vaccine is injected too high in the shoulder.  It … Continue reading

Expert Witnesses DC

Expert witnesses in Washington DC are governed by the Frye case. Frye holds that expert testimony may be admitted if the scientific principles are sufficiently established to have gained general acceptance in the field in which they belong. The US … Continue reading

Stroke

Stroke: Ischemic or Hemorrhagic Stroke is the fourth leading cause of adult death in the U.S. By 2030 nearly one in every 25 adults will suffer a stroke. Most strokes can be grouped as either a bleed or a blockage. … Continue reading

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