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When medical malpractice occurs, it is common for plaintiffs to sue both the doctor and the healthcare facility where the physician treated the plaintiff. When a physician is employed by a hospital, the hospital may be liable for the…

Feb142020

For 70 years, federal law has prevented active-duty military service members from suing for compensation for injuries that were a result of military negligence. As a result, military doctors could not be sued for the care they provided to…

Feb52020

Over 9 million people receive Social Security disability benefits. Many more are covered under private insurance and workers’ compensation. While most of these cases are legitimate, some are fraudulent. The need to properly evaluate disability claims is necessary to…

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Traditional surgery involves the exposure of abdominal and pelvic organs through a single large incision. This approach, known as open laparotomy, affords a wide-open view of abdominal contents. Open laparotomy is still performed in certain situations and was the…

Every attorney wants a “strong” case, but strength is a term that is difficult to quantify since it has several subjective variables.  All attorneys agree that the elements of negligence are the most important factors in determining global strength…

Attorneys often struggle when analyzing a claimant whose issues span multiple medical and surgical specialties.  For example, say that a 65-year-old woman fractured her hip, and then developed a stroke, renal failure, and pressure ulcers during her hospitalization.  She…

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