Medical Malpractice Law Facts & Cases | Goodwin & Scieszka

Since 2013, Michigan doctor Farid Fata has been facing a multitude of criminal charges stemming from an insurance fraud scheme in which he deliberately misdiagnosed patients with cancer and ordered unnecessary chemotherapy treatments. Fata had been the owner of Michigan Hematology Oncology Centers with locations in Bloomfield Hills, Clarkston, Sterling Heights, Lapeer, Troy, and Oak

When you go to see a doctor or have surgery, you go in trusting your doctor will do what’s best for you. However, doctors are human beings and are fully capable of making mistakes just like anybody else. But when the average person makes a mistake, it typically doesn’t have the life-or-death consequences that can

Michigan medical malpractice is a blanket statement that refers to a doctor, hospital, or emergency technician’s negligent care of a patient. Medical malpractice comes in many forms, from surgical mistakes to unsanitary hospital conditions that lead to infections. For example, if you go into the hospital to have your left shoulder repaired after a car

Goodwin & Scieszka is your medical malpractice attorney. Medical malpractice is a broad form of negligence. When you sue someone for negligence, you’re alleging that that person owed you a duty of care. In a medical setting, the duty of care that’s owed is generally that of a reasonable doctor in a similar circumstance. There

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Oh, the irony. You go to the hospital because you were in a car accident and end up with a hospital infection. What a bummer to be sicker than you started. You have to remember that fungi, bacteria, and viruses are a part of life. But when you put these naturally occurring micro-organisms in a

Did you know that 1 in every 20 patients seeking medical care in the United States are affected by misdiagnosis, medical malpractice and gross negligence? Goodwin & Scieszka, our Southfield, Michigan personal injury firm, has been handling medical malpractice claims for over 30 years. If you’ve been injured as a result of a doctor, then

A Michigan medical malpractice claim can occur in different ways: you can be injured during surgery, given the wrong amount of medication, or completely misdiagnosed. Qualified experts must testify as to the standard of care in almost any medical malpractice case. The standard of care is whether a similar doctor of the same specialty would

Medical malpractice is an area of the law that concerns healthcare. Medical malpractice happens when a doctor or healthcare provider is negligent in handling your medical care or the care of a loved one. It is a serious situation that can have acute consequences for the victims and their families. Nearly 200,000 people are killed

What should I do if I’ve been injured or my procedure was improperly performed? Follow the Goodwin and Scieszka 5 steps to maximize your chances of recovering: Move Quickly. Many malpractice statutes have a short statute of limitations, which means that if you don’t initiate your lawsuit within a certain period of time, then your

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