Health effects of lack of oxygen at birth

Childbirth is safer now that it was 100 years ago. Nonetheless, things can and do go wrong during labor and delivery. When a baby is deprived of oxygen at birth, even for a short while, there can be lasting effects as a result.  The longer… read more

What is the Difference Between Express and Implied Consent?

One thing that has become very common when you go to a medical facility to receive treatment is signing a consent form. This form is designed to affirm that you are giving the doctor and other healthcare professionals who work there permission to treat you… read more

Some Things Get Left Behind—Objects Left Inside Of Your Body After Surgery

It’s the big day, the day you go in for surgery. When you arrive at the facility for your surgery, you are called to a room where your surgeon comes to speak with you. Your surgeon explains the process, calms your nerves, and puts you… read more

What Is the Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death?

When medical negligence causes the untimely death of a patient, the surviving family members may mistakenly conflate medical malpractice with wrongful death. Medical malpractice can cause wrongful death, and the process of securing compensation for wrongful death is largely the same for medical malpractice as… read more

Can I Sue for “Botched” Plastic Surgery?

Did you know up to 20% of people who get cosmetic surgery are disappointed with the results? Whether or not that’s the result of a botched surgery or because the patient’s perception is unclear, it still leaves many people unhappy with the thousands they’ve spent…. read more