Medical Malpractice Law Facts & Cases | Goodwin & Scieszka

Aging isn’t easy. Between the natural aging process and the health problems that very commonly happen over time, many people need extra help taking care of themselves and living their day-to-day lives. For a large segment of the population, that means having to enter an assisted living facility or a nursing home, even if it’s

If you’ve ever spent any significant amount of time in the workforce, odds are that at one time or another, you’ve ended up with more work than you can handle. Maybe some of your coworkers called out sick and you needed to cover for them, or maybe you ended getting a big assignment that needed

When you check into the hospital for surgery or any other medical procedure, you check in believing that you will be receiving the highest level of care. You trust that your doctor knows exactly what they’re doing, that the nurses know how to best care for you, and, at the very least, the people taking

Medical malpractice is a particularly complicated area of law. A doctor’s error can easily result in pain and suffering, additional medical bills, emotional anguish, or injuries that have a drastic impact on the quality of the patient’s life. Each and every medical malpractice case is unique, but there are very specific criteria all malpractice cases

It’s very common for people to have fear and anxiety about death. Many people are afraid of dying in very specific ways, such as in car accidents, as an act of homicide, or even in shark attacks. In reality, many of the most common causes of death are much more mundane. According to a new

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For over 10 years, Maureen McPadden worked as a pharmacist for a Walmart in Seabrook, New Hampshire. She was fired in 2012, allegedly for losing her key to the pharmacy, but she suspected the real reason was because she had been voicing concerns over safety problems in the store’s pharmacy. She sued her former employer and

Whether you’re going to the doctor to see about a relatively minor ailment or going into the hospital for surgery, you always want to believe the doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals you deal with are going to take good care of you. While most medical professionals would never intentionally harm a patient, they are

Even though doctors have historically been deemed to be some of the most intelligent society members, they are still human and they still make mistakes. There are an estimated 98,000 deaths that stem from the 1.6 million medical malpractice claims made annually. Medical malpractice is not limited to claims that arise out of mistakes made

The sentencing trial for Farid Fata, the disgraced Detroit-area oncologist who pleaded guilty to 13 counts of healthcare fraud in 2014, has begun. The trial began on Monday, July 6, 2015 and is expected to last for several days. Farid Fata ran Michigan Hematology Oncology Centers, which had seven locations throughout the Metro Detroit area,