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Medical Issues

How Does an Attorney Evaluate a Potential Medical Malpractice Case?

August 20, 2018 in Medical Issues,

When a health professional or health facility makes a mistake that results in an injury or death, can anything be done to receive compensation for the mistake? The answer is yes: You can find a reputable attorney who specializes in medical malpractice litigation to evaluate...

Woman, 26, Dies Five Days After Hospital Discharge

July 09, 2018 in Medical Issues,

Medical Malpractice Woman, 26, dies five days after hospital discharge. -Plaintiff alleged she was sent home despite pneumonia suspicions. Case Details: Settlement: $900,000 Type of action: Medical malpractice Injuries alleged: Death Court/Date: Wayne County Circuit Court/ Feb. 21, 2018 Name of mediator: Robert F. Riley...

What is the Cost of a Traumatic Brain Injury?

June 25, 2018 in Medical Issues,

When someone you love has suffered a traumatic brain injury (TBI), your world has been shattered. We can help you pick up the pieces. Let us start the work of securing your financial future, so you can attend to the other aspects of TBI. A...

Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy Explained

June 18, 2018 in Medical Issues,

Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy (HIE) is the name for brain damage that occurs when a baby’s developing brain is deprived of oxygen or blood. Hypoxic means lack of or insufficient oxygen. Ischemic means lack of or insufficient blood flow. Encephalopathy is defined as disease or damage...

Understanding the Statute of Limitations for a Medical Malpractice Case.

June 11, 2018 in Medical Issues,

Two questions that we are commonly asked are "do I have a case" and "do I still have enough time to file my case?" Do I have a case applies to the facts of what happened and whether the facts mean a medical person is...

The Basics of Medical Malpractice in Michigan

June 04, 2018 in Medical Issues,

Medical malpractice starts with an error made by the healthcare practitioner. If the error relates to diagnosis or treatment, the patient is clearly at risk. Determining when an error amounts to actionable malpractice is complex and is related to the standards of care applicable to...

How to Choose a Medical Malpractice Attorney

May 14, 2018 in Medical Issues,

When looking for a medical malpractice attorney you need to find out two very important things: Is the lawyer well versed in medicine? Is the person a good lawyer, meaning does he or she understand the laws unique to medical malpractice and have experience going...

Birth Trauma: Arm and Shoulder Injuries During Childbirth

April 09, 2018 in Medical Issues,

When your baby is injured during the birth process, it’s traumatic for your family. Childbirth in America is supposed to be safe. And yet, your child has emerged with an injury that impairs their movement. It’s scary. What will the long-term consequences be? What will...

Cerebral Palsy Questions Answered

March 12, 2018 in Medical Issues,

Cerebral Palsy (CP) often occurs when things have gone horribly wrong during childbirth or immediately thereafter. CP can forever alter the life of your loved one and your family. We will aim to answer the following questions: What is Cerebral Palsy? What causes it and...

How Can I Prove Medical Malpractice In Michigan?

October 26, 2016 in Medical Issues,

Since the early 1990's, Michigan has enacted modified legislation regarding medical malpractice lawsuits. The most radical change implemented relates to the concepts of 'Discovery’ and 'Affidavits of Merit.' Michigan's Malpractice Lawsuit Restrictions Statutes of Limitations A medical malpractice lawsuit must be started within two years...