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Parents Of Stillborn Baby Sue Physician For Malpractice In Use Of Vacuum Extractor During Childbirth

23rd September 2010
Each state has unique laws concerning medical malpractice or wrongful death cases resulting from a stillbirth. In certain states the father has no standing to file a claim, only the mother can file a case. In several states a mother is only able to pursue... Read >
Author: J. Hernandez

Examples of Wrongful Death Lawsuits and Legal Claims - What You Should Know

27th January 2010
Wrongful death means a person has died due to negligence, malpractice, or the inaction of another person. It is a painful and angry time for friends and family, and though bringing forth a wrongful death lawsuit will not return their loved one, it can giv... Read >
Author: Daniel Berry

Surgical Mishaps And Its Perils

01st December 2009
The concept is often one that is ripped right out of a horror novel or late-night news special. The idea that doctors can perform surgery on the wrong side of the body is a frightening one. Most people would dismiss the idea of such a surgery mishap as be... Read >
Author: Freddy Roy

What are the Most Common Causes of Burn Injuries?

15th August 2009
The most common cause of burn injuries is the category known as thermal burns. This category covers the burns which people sustain from direct contact with burn-inducing substances or surfaces. Thermal burns can occur from contact with liquids, fire, stea... Read >
Author: Daniel Berry

Canadian Lawyers and Laws on Veterinary Malpractice

12th June 2009
We're all familiar with medical malpractice in the common sense where an impetuous surgeon misplaces a scalpel or two inside a patient's chest cavity... but what about pets? As it turns out, more and more cases are surfacing involving the death of a pet d... Read >
Author: Kevin Johnson

Wrongful Death due to Medical Malpractice

05th June 2009
Every year, over 90,000 wrongful deaths are caused by medical negligence or medical malpractice. Thousands of wrongful death through medical practice happens in Los Angeles. This number is staggering and it provides a glimpse on the current incidence ... Read >
Author: Mesriani Law Group

Determining Negligence

04th June 2009
Negligence is commonly defined as the failure to exercise due prudence and care that a reasonable person would exercise, under circumstances, to prevent injury to another and/or cause damage to another's property. Los Angeles is a smorgasbord of genera... Read >
Author: Mesriani Law Group

Negotiating Insurance Settlement in a Personal Injury Case

24th January 2009
When you have a personal injury claim, whether you were involved in a car accident or on the receiving end of a medical malpractice, after submitting a demand letter to the insurance company, it is time to negotiate. If you have handed over a well-prep... Read >
Author: Mesriani Law Group

What Constitutes Medical Malpractice?

07th April 2008
When you visit a doctor, you expect a highly trained expert to listen to your symptoms, investigate further if needed through examination and make an accurate diagnosis. Unfortunately, this situation can go wrong. Medical malpractice is defined as any neg... Read >
Author: martinvnostrand

Secrets Kept From Juries In Personal Injury Cases (Civil Cases)

19th January 2008
Many are more than a little surprised to learn about certain facts and procedures that occur in our legal system which are very common in personal injury claims. One surprising fact is how much information is hidden from the jury. Specifically information... Read >
Author: Christopher M Davis, Attorney At Law

Money for Lawsuits

26th September 2006
Money for Lawsuits "See you in court," can often mean see you in several months or even a few years. While a personal injury, automobile, medical malpractice, product liability, commercial litigation or similar case goes through the legal system, neith... Read >
Author: Alec Schibanoff
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