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Proton Pump Inhibitors Can Lead to Permanent Kidney Damage

If you take a proton pump inhibitor such as Nexium, Prilosec, or Prevacid to treat heartburn or acid reflux, you may be unknowingly putting yourself at risk for serious complications. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are very popular drugs in the medical profession and now that they are sold over the counter they have become even […]

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5 Major Differences Between Truck and Car Accident Claims

In addition to the fact that truck accidents are more likely to result in catastrophic injuries, truck accidents involve very different legal concerns than car accidents. Because of this, there is a big difference between investigating and evaluating a truck accident case and a car accident case. Generally speaking, truck accident cases are more difficult […]

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3M Bair Hugger Linked To Infection After Knee or Hip Replacement

Lawsuits have been filed over complications with the 3M Bair Hugger warming blanket. The Bair Hugger is a forced​ air warming blanket used to protect patients against hypothermia during the course of certain surgical procedures. A patient whose body temperature​ drops at least 2 degrees Celsius can lose two times as much blood as a […]

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Lawsuits for Breast Implants Complications

Cosmetic surgery is becoming more and more common worldwide. Approximately, 80% of all cosmetic surgical procedures are undergone by women and the most common is breast augmentation. The first breast implantation procedure was performed in Houston, Texas back in 1962. Today, approximately 1.7 million breast implantation procedures are performed worldwide every year. People get breast […]

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Common Medical Mistakes That Can Trigger a Malpractice Lawsuit

You don’t have to be an expert to know that serious and often deadly medical mistakes occur too often when people seek health care. Estimates place the number of deaths directly related to medical mistakes at approximately 98,000 every year in hospital settings alone. This, by itself, makes medical mistakes the third leading cause of […]

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The Tragic Consequences of Anesthesia Errors

When you are about to undergo surgery, you have a lot on your mind. You may be worried about the surgery going well and/or how long it will take you to recover afterward. One thing that you may not think about is the risk of undergoing anesthesia. But, anytime you go under the influence of […]

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The Basics of Medical Malpractice Cases

Health care practitioners have a legal duty to their patients. In fact, health care professionals have to observe rigid medical guidelines when diagnosing and treating patients. Whenever a doctor or other healthcare professional provides medical care that falls beneath the level of care that is expected in the medical community, they may face a medical […]

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What Must Be Proved In A Nursing Home Abuse Case?

Nursing home abuse cases are very difficult to handle from an emotional standpoint because they most often involve a loved one being neglected, mistreated, or malnourished. Making them even more difficult is the fact that it’s your word against that of a big business or organization. In order to receive compensation for a nursing home […]

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The Danger of Delayed and Misdiagnosis of Cancer

Some of the most terrifying words that an individual can hear from their physician are, “you have cancer”. After finding out that you or a loved one has cancer, many questions often arise, most notably: Is it something that the physician should have recognized earlier? If it had been treated appropriately and at the appropriate […]

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Imodium Overdoses Linked to Heart Problems

The Federal Drug Administration has warned that taking higher than the recommended doses of Imodium, whether intentionally or unintentionally can lead to serious heart problems and even death. If you or someone you know has taken Imodium in higher than recommended doses, whether intentionally or unintentionally and is experiencing any of the following symptoms, call […]