The Myth of Invisible Wounds of War: A Primer on Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment

The Invisible Wounds of War

What Is Hyperbaric Oxygen Treatment In listening to the radio and on TV very frequently there is referral to the problem of the invisible wounds of war and we keep hearing about the increased incidents of suicide in our vets.… Continue Reading

Lack of Informed Consent Leads to Medical Malpractice

Surgeon Performing Operation

Informed Consent   I was recently involved in a medical malpractice case that went against the physician. Remember, most malpractice cases are brought against a physician is in reality bad outcomes, as no one in the medical profession attempts to… Continue Reading

Recreational & Medical Marijuana: Pain Relieving and other Medical Properties

Recreational & Medical Marijuana Plant

Although, recreational marijuana usage is controversial, a growing number of states have passed marijuana laws for recreational purposes, and medical use. In some states, adults over the age of 21 are allowed to use cannabis for recreational purposes. Some medical… Continue Reading

How to Increase Recovery in Your Medical Malpractice Cases: Keep the Hospital in the Case

Doctors Examining Xrays

Medical malpractice cases obviously require clinical review and lawyers realize that they must employ Medical Expert Witnesses to review their case. Often overlooked is the use of a Hospital Administration Expert Witness who can add significantly to the case by… Continue Reading

What is an “Age of Injury” Report, & How to Effectively Use It to Determine Causation?

Age of Injury Evaluation

A picture is worth a thousand words.  For litigation purposes, diagnostic images have become a vital tool in leveraging the perception of the case.  There is currently a scientific method of determining whether an injury was related or unrelated to… Continue Reading

Tips For Collecting Your Healthcare Claim Against Self-Insured Health Plan

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  Obtaining reimbursement on a health care claim is not easy today because of all the different laws and regulations and insurance plans.  I recently worked on several cases to recover claims involving a large self-insured health plan. All self-insured… Continue Reading

Disputes Between Medical Corporations, Physicians – Death, Rights and Obligations

  Healthcare is one of the largest components of our national GDP (17.4% in 2013). Doctor services are a large part of that, comprising $587 billion in 2013. Doctors traditionally operate through professional medical corporations in which they are the… Continue Reading