Valleywide Legal Blog

Medical Errors: A Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.

We like to tell ourselves that we value life.  When a tragedy occurs, we often search for solutions to try and prevent it from occurring again.  Highway safety is a good example.  Around 40,000 people die in highway accidents each … Read More

Posted in Autopsy, Cancer, disclosure of medical mistakes, Doctors, Hospital Negligence, Hospitals, medical errors, medical ethics, Medical Malpractice, medical mistakes, Medical Negligence, Secrecy, Surgical Errors, tort reform |

Autopsy, Toxicology and Technology – Figuring Out What’s There

Not long ago, my partner wrote about the importance of an autopsy in many kinds of medical malpractice cases, but did you even wonder how medical examiners figure out just what kinds of substances might have caused or contributed to … Read More

Posted in Autopsy, Toxicology |