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What You Need To Know About Spinal Cord Injury Lawsuits

If you're reading this article, there is a chance that either you or someone you care about has suffered a severe spinal cord injury. These injuries are very serious and it is imperative that you take immediate steps to protect your family's…
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The Most Common Types of Abuse and Neglect in Nursing Homes

You may think that it could never happen to you or your family. After all, why would someone want to hurt your loved one? Unfortunately, nursing home abuse and neglect happens every day in the United States. Often, the abuse or neglect goes…
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How Do Defective Medical Devices Get Past The FDA?

If you or a loved one has been the victim of a defective medical device, you are not alone. Over 100,000 defective medical device cases have passed through U.S. courts in the last year. One of the questions you may be asking is how do defective…
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How Dangerous Drugs and Defective Medical Devices Affect Consumers

You may think that the drugs that your doctor prescribes for you are safe to use because they have been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). But, all too often, this is far from the truth. FDA approval does not mean that the drug…
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Hernia Mesh Lawsuit Update

Surgical mesh is a medical device used to provide support to weakened or damaged tissue. It is widely used by surgeons to treat a variety of medical conditions including hernias. However, due to defects in the design of some of these products,…
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Opioid Painkillers Responsible For Addictions and Death

Doctors who liberally prescribe opioid painkillers to treat chronic or severe pain may be putting their patients at substantial risk of addiction and overdose. Many patients who went to their doctors for pain relief have found themselves saddled…
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Medical Malpractice Lawsuits for Anoxic or Hypoxic Brain Injuries

Sometimes a patient goes into the hospital for a relatively minor surgical procedure, such as a colonoscopy or appendectomy, but instead of the procedure coming out as one would expect, the family is told that their loved one has suffered what…
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4 Things You Must Prove to Win Your Medical Malpractice Case

To put it simply, medical malpractice is negligence on the part of a doctor or medical professional that occurs during the course of treating a patient. A medical malpractice case is a personal injury lawsuit brought by an injured patient to…
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Sterilization Drug Essure Causes Serious Side Effects

If you or a loved one has experienced a serious complication after receiving an Essure implant, you may be entitled to substantial compensation from the manufacturer. Essure is a medical device manufactured by Bayer as a form of permanent birth…
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Mass Tort Litigation: What's it All About?

To understand what a mass is a tort, we must first understand what is a tort. A tort is commonly referred to as a civil wrong that will be litigate in a civil case. Criminal cases vs Civil Cases Unlike a criminal case, where a defendant can…