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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…
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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…
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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.…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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St. Jude Defibrillator Implants Lawsuits

St. Jude Medical has recalled two types of its medical defibrillators after patients died as a result of malfunctioning batteries. The FDA has identified this as a Class 1 recall, the most serious type of recall there is. Use of a defective…
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Cholesterol Drug Zocor Linked to Serious and Life Threatening Conditions

Statins are drugs commonly prescribed by doctors to help patients lower their cholesterol. The synthetic statin Zocor sold by Merck had been on the market since 1991, and since 2006, Zocor has also been marketed under the name Simvastatin in…
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Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits

Bard IVC filters were designed to save lives. But instead, they are putting thousands of Americans at risk. Many patients are walking around with Bard IVC filters and do not know that they could be deadly. If you or a loved one have a Bard…