Valleywide Legal Blog

Lung Cancer Deaths And Chest X-Rays

The earlier that lung cancer is detected, the better the chances of treating it successfully.  For a long time, it was believed that annual chest x-rays were a good way to detect lung cancer early.  Of course, the true test … Read More

Posted in Lung Cancer |

Medical Malpractice Caps Harm Consumers According to the Cato Institute

Drawing on a large and growing body of literature examining medical malpractice, the Cato Institute, a conservative libertarian think tank, recently published a policy analysis performed by an economics professor which concluded that caps on damages caused by medical malpractice … Read More

Posted in Hospital Negligence, Hospitals, Malpractice caps, Malpractice costs |

Medical Malpractice in Your Hospital – Medicare Checks It Out

It’s been said that if you want to stay healthy, stay away from hospitals.  Unfortunately, not everyone can heed that advice.   Thousands of medical errors occur in hospitals every day, many resulting in serious injury and death.  I always tell my … Read More

Posted in Blood Clots, Hospital Negligence, Hospitals, Infection, Malpractice costs, Surgical Errors |

Arizona Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Claims

The statute of limitations limits the amount of time an injured person has to file a suit after an injury.  They can be confusing and not knowing how they work can cost you your right to sue. Arizona’s limitation period … Read More

Posted in Doctors, Hospitals |