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

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

EMTALA and Bad Faith as Additional Causes of Actions in Medical Malpractice Suits

Normally most attorneys when analyzing their potential malpractice cases just look at clinical violations in the application standard of care and if they are causally related to a bad outcome.  What many fail to realize is that there are two… Continue Reading

Avoiding Allegations of Deliberate Indifference (Part 2)

Deliberate indifference can be defined as a “conscious or reckless disregard of the consequences of one’s acts or omissions,” or simply put, “What did you know, when did you know it, and what did you do about it?” Without question,… 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