Medical Malpractice Blog Posts

Earlier Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis Improves Quality of Life

Five U.S. hospitals have now implemented international cerebral palsy diagnosis guidelines that have allowed them to reduce the average age at diagnosis from 19.5 months to 9.5 months. Most hospitals have an average age of about two years at diagnosis. The Nationwide Children’s Hospital, based in Columbus, Ohio, was the first hospital to implement the... Read More

Can Hyperbilirubinemia Be Linked to Birth Injuries?

There are few things that cause as much distress as the injury of a helpless newborn. When you are caring for a child with a birth injury, it can devastate your family both financially and emotionally. If your child is suffering from an injury or condition caused by a delayed diagnosis or treatment of hyperbilirubinemia,... Read More

What Is a Medical Malpractice Lawyer?

We hold doctors and healthcare professionals to a high standard of care, and we trust them to keep us healthy and provide expert treatment, care and compassion when we need it most. However, there are rare cases when those trusted medical professionals cause injury to a patient through a negligent act or an error in... Read More

Is Misdiagnosis Classified as Medical Malpractice?

Each year, an estimated 12 million adults are misdiagnosed with a condition they don’t actually have — and researchers say that half of those errors could be potentially dangerous. A medical misdiagnosis can cause serious harm to a person’s health because it can delay treatment for the correct diagnosis. What’s more, the incorrect diagnosis means... Read More

What to Know About Medical Malpractice and Misdiagnosis

If you or a loved one has suffered due to a doctor failing to diagnose a medical condition, or misdiagnosing one entirely, you may be wondering if you have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. Even highly experienced and competent doctors make diagnostic errors, however misdiagnosis on its own is not necessarily medical malpractice, and... Read More

Our Lawyers Don’t Stop Fighting for Your Medical Malpractice Settlement Until Justice Is Served

We trust our healthcare providers to provide the very best of care. But when a preventable medical mistake is made, the patient is the one who suffers the consequences. Life can change drastically when you or a loved one has been a victim of medical malpractice. The injuries can be devastating, with long-term and even... Read More

Do I Need a Personal Injury Lawyer?

The aftermath of a personal injury accident can be an overwhelming time. Besides your physical and psychological pain and suffering, you’re suddenly facing a mountain of medical bills, paperwork, and phone calls from insurance providers and law enforcement. You probably have a ton of questions running through your mind, including “Should I file a personal... Read More

What to Know About Personal Injury Compensation

After a serious injury or accident, it’s common to feel your head spinning with questions. Should you hire a personal injury compensation lawyer? How and when do you file a claim? Will you get reimbursed for your pain and suffering? Here at Janet, Janet & Suggs, we know you’ve just been through a traumatic situation,... Read More

How to Find a Personal Injury Lawyer

What Is a Personal Injury Lawyer? You’ve surely seen the names and faces of plenty of personal injury lawyers in your area, advertising on social media, billboards and even TV — but what is personal injury in legal terms? Most people associate personal injury attorneys with representing victims of car accidents and other motor vehicle... Read More

Trusted Allies Who Fight for Your Medical Negligence Rights

As patients, we put our trust in the care and service of experienced doctors and healthcare providers — which is why medical malpractice can be so traumatic. When a preventable medical mistake occurs, the consequences can be life changing for patients. Whether your medical malpractice accident involved a surgical error, birth injury, defective medical product... Read More

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