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The Dangers of Nursing Homes

May 08, 2021 in Medical Issues,

When your elderly parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, or other loved one needs support you can’t provide, putting them in a nursing home is an incredibly tough decision for the entire family. Many families hesitate to put their loved ones in nursing homes.  Sadly, there’s a...

Understand Your Rights in a Nursing Home

May 06, 2021 in Medical Issues,

Moving a loved one to a nursing home is an incredibly difficult decision for a family to make. Chances are, you’ve heard far too many horror stories about nursing homes from relatives, ranging from uncooperative staff or outright abuse and neglect.  Over the years, we’ve...

Michigan Blood Clot Lawyer

March 19, 2021 in Medical Issues,

Can I sue for a misdiagnosed blood clot? DEEP VENOUS THROMBOSIS AND PULMONARY EMBOLISM, WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW Deep venous thrombosis and pulmonary embolism are potentially life threatening conditions and should be addressed promptly by experienced medical personnel. A pulmonary embolism (PE) occurs when a...

A 37-Year-Old Mother’s Death Could Have Been Prevented

October 11, 2019 in Medical Issues,

Giroux Trial Attorneys reach settlement in wrongful death suit brought against surgeon and hospital. On behalf of our client we reached a confidential settlement in a medical malpractice/wrongful death case brought against a Cardiothoracic Surgeon and a hospital, regarding the preventable death of a 37-year-old...

Misdiagnosis of Breast Cancer Results in Woman’s Death

October 07, 2019 in Medical Issues,

Giroux Trial Attorneys fight for their client after radiologist failed to properly interpret mammogram results Plaintiff received a confidential settlement in a medical malpractice / wrongful death case brought as a result of a radiologist’s failure to properly interpret and report new findings on a...

How Do I Know If I Have A Medical Malpractice Case?

September 13, 2019 in Medical Issues,

Medical malpractice cases can take many forms. Here are some examples of medical negligence that might lead to a lawsuit: Failure to diagnose, delay in diagnosis, or misdiagnosisFailure to recognize and act on signs of infection, such as abnormal laboratory results, abnormal radiology results, the...

How Long Do I Have to File a Medical Malpractice Claim?

September 09, 2019 in Medical Issues,

All potential civil cases in Michigan are subject to a limitations period within which a lawsuit must be filed or it is barred.  These periods of limitations are called “statutes of limitations”.  In medical malpractice cases not resulting in death, generally, the statute of limitations...

5 Clues You Have a Medical Malpractice Case

October 29, 2018 in Medical Issues,

I always recommend to my clients, friends and family members to ask medical professionals a lot of questions to determine if they or their loved one has experienced a Medical Malpractice event. How the doctors and nurses respond will provide hints and clues as to...

When Health Professionals Fail

September 03, 2018 in Medical Issues,

The major ways doctors and nurses drop the ball on providing standard care Our doctors, surgeons and nurses are held to high standards. Because they undergo extensive training and are licensed, we think of them as experienced and professional. Naturally, we trust them to do...

Your Baby Has Erb’s Palsy. What Should You Do Now?

August 27, 2018 in Medical Issues,

When you know or suspect your baby has Erb’s Palsy — one of the most devastating conditions stemming from birth trauma — you need to understand: • What is Erb’s Palsy? • How is Erb’s Palsy diagnosed? • What causes Erb’s Palsy? • What are...