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Category: Medical Malpractice

11.21.19

Are You a Victim of Medical Malpractice by Dr. Javaid Perwaiz? We’re Here to Help.

On November 11th, 2019, CNN reported on the release of a federal affidavit regarding the arrest of Dr. Javaid Perwaiz, a doctor and surgeon from Chesapeake, Virginia. Dr. Perwaiz has been accused of performing unnecessary medical procedures, including full hysterectomies, on patients, sometimes without their knowledge or consent. According to the affidavit, the FBI launched… read more

12.21.18

What to Do If You Are a Victim of Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is a serious tort that can injure and kill unsuspecting patients. As a patient who might be the victim of medical malpractice in Maryland, it is up to you to protect your rights. Taking swift action against the alleged defendant is crucial. Reporting the physician and contacting a lawyer right away can ensure… read more

09.27.18

[Study] Sexual Misconduct Among Healthcare Professionals

The prevalence of sexual misconduct is a serious issue-one that can affect anyone, anywhere.  The healthcare industry is no exception. Cases of sexual misconduct and assault committed by notable doctors and other medical professionals have made national headlines, indicating serious issues at the institutional level. But how often do health care professionals actually receive disciplinary… read more

06.21.18

2018 U.S. Pharmaceutical Shortage-Could This Lead to Medical Malpractice?

Puerto Rico is a main supplier of many U.S. pharmaceutical drugs – formulations that help relieve discomfort and treat Americans in emergency departments and hospitals every day. In the wake of Hurricane Maria, however, many of the facilities used to make these pharmaceutical drugs have been knocked out of service. This is creating drug shortages… read more

11.27.17

How Medical Malpractice Occurs

Medical malpractice arises when a patient sustains injuries after being harmed by a physician or medical professional who incompetently performs their duties. While the laws on medical malpractice vary from one state to the other, there are some general principles. Here is a brief coverage on the law and rules that apply to medical malpractice…. read more

08.01.17

Types of Negligence In Baltimore Medical Malpractice Claims

Many people put their trust in the staff, doctors, and hospitals charged with taking care of their health. As a matter of fact, medical professionals and doctors take an oath to do no harm to their patients when entering an office. Many people would agree to the fact that our country’s physicians dentists, nurses, surgeons,… read more

03.09.17

How to Spot Doctor and Hospital Negligence

Medical malpractice can sometimes be highly complex and difficult to prove. However, some of the most common medical errors can be easier to spot with a little heightened awareness and knowledge of what to look out for. Misdiagnosis, childbirth injuries, medication errors, and anesthesia errors are some of the most common medical errors that are… read more

01.19.17

How Medical Malpractice Cases Work: A Step-By-Step Guide

If you or a loved one has suffered at the hands of a negligent medical professional, you may have grounds to take legal action in the form of a medical malpractice claim. Because of the number of legal hoops you may be asked to jump through during the process, it’s important that you understand what… read more

09.15.16

Types of Emergency Room Errors

When someone unexpectedly sustains an injury or has some kind of emergency health condition, they go to an emergency room to receive treatment. This is a place where a number of patients are waiting to be seen, all dealing with their own ailments. This environment can be chaotic, opening the door for potential emergency room… read more

09.07.16

How Much of a Problem Is Medical Misdiagnosis?

If you have gone to the doctor with some kind of ailment, you know the process. They will take the time to listen to your symptoms, check you, run some tests, and provide their diagnosis. As the patient, we expect this diagnosis and the recommended treatment to be correct. Unfortunately, medical misdiagnosis is a huge… read more