You Have a Right to Your Medical Records.
With rare exceptions, there can be no claim for medical malpractice without the medical records. Juries give a lot of weight to the medical records. Pretty much, if it is in the medical records, the jury will believe it no … Read More
Posted in disclosure of medical mistakes, Doctors, electronic medical records, Hospital Negligence, Hospitals, Lawsuits, medical charts, medical errors, medical ethics, Medical Malpractice, medical malpractice cases, medical malpractice claims, medical malpractice lawyers, medical mistakes, Medical Negligence, Nurses, plaintiff, Secrecy
In many ways, there is no more heartbreaking injury than a birth injury in what had been a low-risk, completely normal pregnancy. For nine months the expectant mother had been carrying new life and nourishing it inside her body. The … Read More
Posted in Birth Injuries, Cesarean Section, Doctors, Hospital Negligence, Hospitals, medical errors, Medical Malpractice, medical malpractice lawyers, medical mistakes, Medical Negligence, Nurses
Large Medical Malpractice Verdicts and Settlements.
The first thing to know about large medical malpractice verdicts and settlements is that the data surrounding them is largely unreliable. The reason for this is at least twofold. With regard to verdicts, the verdict which is reported to the … Read More
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Drug Costs Continue To Soar.
I have often written about the fact that drug prices in the United States are a disgrace. See here and here. We pay more for the same drugs than anyone else in the world. A recent article in the New … Read More