What Makes A Medical Malpractice Claim?
Feb 13, 2014, 10:12 PM
Over $3 billion in medical malpractice claims were paid out in 2013, with plaintiffs receiving compensation ranging from as little as a hundred dollars to large multimillion dollar settlements. Individuals rely on their healthcare providers to deliver the best possible care; unfortunately this doesn’t always happen. The exact nature as to what constitutes a valid medical malpractice claim can be confusing. Poor results from medical treatment doesn’t necessarily equate to malpractice.
Slip And Fall Settlement Amounts Can Be Substantial
Jan 21, 2014, 9:57 PM
No matter how seemingly insignificant a slip and fall accident may seem, there’s still the possibility of plaintiffs receiving substantial slip and fall settlement amounts. The amount of settlement or damages awarded in each case depends on the circumstances surrounding the slip and fall accident. If the property owner displayed gross negligence in maintaining the premises, for example, the plaintiff may be entitled to a large damage award or settlement even if the injury was not life changing.
What Is Medical Malpractice Negligence?
Dec 26, 2013, 8:37 PM
Even with all the advanced equipment and improved procedures in the healthcare industry, medical malpractice still occurs. But what is medical malpractice negligence? Medical malpractice occurs when any procedure or treatment performed by a medical professional does not meet a designated standard of care in the medical community, and a patient suffers as a result. Either an act or failure to act can constitute medical negligence. While it is most commonly...