What is Medical Malpractice?

You have probably heard the term medical malpractice in passing or on a television commercial, but fortunately for many, there is no need to truly know what the term means until it happens to you. In short, medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional, be it a doctor, nurse, hospital, or other health care professional, causes or contributes to an injury to a patient through negligence. This negligence can occur in many forms: a doctor can misdiagnose a patient, give them the wrong prescription, fail to properly manage their care post surgery or treatment, or even injure them during treatment. There are three steps toRead More →

When we go to a restaurant to enjoy a nice meal, we never expect to leave with an injury that can change the trajectory of our lives. Unfortunately, though, injuries are common in dining establishments, particularly slip and falls. This is often due to the constant spillage from drinks and food and the lack of proper clean up during busier hours. No matter how careful we may be while eating out, or even how careful a restaurant is with their clean up, a slip and fall accident is often unavoidable and can lead to time off work, lost wages and prolonged injuries. If you experienceRead More →