Posts Tagged ‘medical malpractice’

Top 8 Medical Malpractice Misconceptions

Medical malpractice is negligence by a professional or a provider in the health industry, where the treatment provided was the cause of a patient’s injury or even death. This is usually when the patient or a family member will seek a lawyer to try to sue the doctor or the hospital. There are 8 top […]

Poor Pre-Operative Care – What You Should Do Next

Were you properly informed you of all surgical risks? It is standard medical procedure for a physician to explain all risks and benefits of any proposed surgery. If you were unable to be told these conditions, then a family member or a medical guardian should be notified of such possible risks and benefits, such as the […]

What Types of Damages Can I Receive From a Malpractice Lawsuit?

If you or a loved one are the victim of medical malpractice and you win a judgment, there are two basic types of damages you can receive. They can be generally categorized as economic and non-economic damages. In this Litigation Guide article we will explain economic and non-economic damages and what you can expect from a malpractice […]

Personal Injury Lawsuits, The Difference Between Compensatory Damages and Punitive Damages

In personal injury lawsuits in which a judgment is made against the defendant, compensatory damages are the standard type of damages awarded. If the actions of the defendant were willful, aggressive or exceptionally negligent, then punitive damages might also be awarded to the plaintiff. In this Litigation Guide article we take a look at the […]

Class Action Lawsuits, Your Responsibilities If You are Contacted as Part of a Lawsuit

Class action lawsuits serve the purpose of having a large group of people, the class, compensated for damages or losses.  A judge will allow a class action suit when combining all the potential lawsuits into one is advisable because the facts of each case are so similar. A few examples include all class members buying […]

Litigation Law, What is Litigation and Understanding How it Applies to You

Litigation law broadly describes law that focuses on trials. Litigation attorneys prepare for trial, argue or defend cases at trial and are involved in appeals. Litigation lawyers are often called trial attorneys for this reason. In this litigation guide article, we will help define what litigation is and how it might apply to you or […]