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Birth Injury Medical Malpractice Results in Brachial Plexus Injury

Posted on January 27th, 2015

Brachial plexus injury is a birth injury that can result in serious and permanent complications for the baby. The brachial plexus is a group of nerves that controls impulses sent from the spine to the shoulder and other extremities that allows for manipulation of the shoulder and these extremities. When the brachial plexus is injured, [...]

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Tolling Statute Applies to California Medical Malpractice Claim

Posted on January 26th, 2015

An appellate court in California has upheld a $285,000 judgment for a plaintiff who filed a medical malpractice claim 15 months after the discovery of malpractice. In California, the statute of limitations for filing a malpractice claim is either (a) three years from the date of the malpractice, or (b) within a year of the [...]

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Can You File a Medical Malpractice Suit Against a Chiropractor?

Posted on January 23rd, 2015

If you’ve been injured at the hands of a chiropractor, you may be able to file a medical malpractice suit against the chiropractor. However, malpractice at the hands of a chiropractor is slightly different than malpractice at the hands of a primary care physician, surgeon, or doctor, for example. Learn more about medical malpractice and [...]

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Wrong Site Surgery Does Not Result in Disciplinary Action

Posted on January 20th, 2015

A neurosurgeon in Missouri did not receive any disciplinary action after he operated on the wrong side of a patient’s brain during a surgery in 2013. The State Board of Registration for the Healing Arts conducted an investigation into the incident after a medical malpractice lawsuit was filed and completed on behalf of the patient. [...]

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Anesthesia Malpractice Lawsuit Unsuccessful Despite Alleged Mistakes

Posted on January 16th, 2015

A medical malpractice lawsuit in North Carolina was unsuccessful despite the fact that allegedly, several mistakes were made during the surgery that the plaintiff alleged resulted in memory problems that left her unable to do her job. The Case The plaintiff in the case was a neurologist from North Carolina. In 2010 she had two [...]

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Amputations Result in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in Maryland

Posted on January 15th, 2015

A woman who had to have parts of all four of her limbs amputated has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against the Maryland hospital that performed the amputations. She claims that the hospital’s failure to diagnose her condition led to sepsis, which in turn led to gangrene, which led to the four amputations. The Case [...]

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Medical Malpractice Attorneys in Baltimore: Get Justice with Snyder

Posted on January 8th, 2015

How can you get justice for your medical malpractice injury? If you’ve suffered a serious injury as a result of medical malpractice, you may be entitled to compensation. The medical malpractice attorneys in Baltimore of Snyder Litigation Team can help you get the justice you deserve. Learn how to determine if you’ve been a victim [...]

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Wisconsin Lawmaker Seeks to Change Medical Malpractice Law

Posted on January 7th, 2015

Wisconsin Senator Nikiya Harris Dodd is planning to introduce a bill into the state legislature that would make a small but significant change in the state’s medical malpractice law. Wisconsin is known as one of the strictest states in the nation when it comes to malpractice law, and while Harris Dodd’s proposed change would not [...]

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One in Four Adults Victim of Medical Error in Massachusetts

Posted on January 6th, 2015

Nearly one in four adults (23%) in Massachusetts reported that they had been the victim of a medical error in the past five years, according to a survey conducted by the Harvard School of Public Health. Not only that, but more than half of these incidents resulted in some sort of harm to the patient. [...]

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How to Get Help with Medical Malpractice in Maryland

Posted on December 31st, 2014

Do you think that you’ve been a victim of medical malpractice in Maryland? If you’ve suffered a serious injury that was the fault of a health care provider, you may be a victim of medical malpractice, and you may be entitled to compensation. Learn more about medical malpractice and what to do if you’ve suffered [...]

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