Family Awarded $130 Million in Medical Malpractice Case

A family has been awarded $130 million in a medical malpractice case involving their son. The boy, two months old at the time of the incident, suffered brain damage following treatment at a hospital in Suburban Detroit. The incident occurred in 2006 at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak. According to the complaint, the staffers […]

Medical Errors Triple Due to Physician Burnout

A recent study published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings states that the burnout of physicians is more likely to cause medical errors than unsafe medical workplace conditions. The authors of the study also noted that in order for medical errors to be reduced, both work unit safety and the well-being of physicians must be taken into […]

Can You Sue for Medical Malpractice Years After Treatment?

The statute of limitations requires any civil court case, including a medical malpractice lawsuit, to be filed within a predetermined amount of time set by the state in which the case will take place. Some states vary slightly in the time limit set by their specific statute of limitations. The time allowed to file a […]

What Damages Are Available in a Wrongful Death Case?

It can be an extremely impactful experience anytime a family member or loved one passes away. This impact can be both emotional and financial. This is because after-death expenses can rack up a hefty bill. One way to potentially offset some of the financial costs may be to file a wrongful death claim. Individual state […]

Girl Awarded $135M in Malpractice Suit

It is a big deal when a doctor makes a mistake. You put your trust in their knowledge and expect to have your condition improve or be cured, but a doctor’s mistake can do the exact opposite. It may leave you receiving incorrect treatment while your condition worsens. Or a surgical error can leave you […]