Medical Malpractice Blog Posts
Posted on behalf of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC on June 15, 2018 in Medical Malpractice Blog PostsToday, the Los Angeles Times reported that the Los Angeles Police Department has raided former USC OB/GYN Dr. George Tyndall’s home and storage unit, executing search warrants in connection with the investigation into the alleged sexual abuse and misconduct of patients under his care. Dr. Tyndall practiced at USC’s Engemann Student Health Center from 1987... Read More
Posted on behalf of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC on June 29, 2017 in Medical Malpractice Blog PostsMedical malpractice puts patients at risk for many injuries and complications, including a variety of infections that put patients’ lives at risk. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, better known as MRSA, is one of the most dangerous infections that can spread due to medical negligence in hospitals and other health care environments. Our medical malpractice attorneys in Boston want... Read More
Posted on behalf of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC on June 26, 2017 in Medical Malpractice Blog PostsSurgical errors are some of the most egregious mistakes that can occur in a health care setting. They can result in severe injury, painful complications and even death. If you have been the victim of a surgical error, the Boston medical malpractice attorneys at Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC may be able to file a lawsuit to... Read More
Posted on behalf of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC on May 17, 2017 in Medical Malpractice Blog PostsMany medical malpractice claims involve the misdiagnosis of a patient’s illness or injury. Misdiagnosis means the doctor who treated the patient failed to diagnose the patient’s illness or gave the patient an incorrect diagnosis. Proving misdiagnosis in a medical malpractice case is a lot more complicated than establishing that a doctor made mistakes when attempting to diagnose... Read More
Posted on behalf of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC on February 20, 2017 in Medical Malpractice Blog PostsEach day, thousands of patients rely on doctors and other medical professionals to provide appropriate treatment, which could include prescribing the right medications, performing surgery or recommending tests to diagnose your medical issues. Unfortunately, medical professionals sometimes make poor decisions and their patients suffer severe, potentially life-threatening injuries. In these situations, victims may be able... Read More
Posted on behalf of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC on December 15, 2015 in Medical Malpractice Blog PostsCitizens Against Lawsuit Abuse (CALA) – which is actually funded by major corporations, including pharmaceutical companies seeking to escape liability for the harm they cause consumers – has launched still another advertising campaign bashing plaintiff lawyers. This one, simply called “Sick of Lawsuits,” is aimed at persuading people not to sue pharmaceutical and medical device... Read More
Posted on behalf of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC on November 20, 2015 in Medical Malpractice Blog PostsIn my practice I regularly represent people who have been misdiagnosed and, as a result, have suffered devastating consequences. I describe some of these horrific cases in my book, Navigating a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit: What You Need to Know. Recently, the National Academies of Sciences (formerly the Institute of Medicine), in its first comprehensive look at... Read More
Posted on behalf of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC on November 12, 2015 in Medical Malpractice Blog PostsThough I tend to focus on birth injury medical malpractice cases, the type of injuries and specifics of each case vary widely. What stays consistent, however, is the lawsuit process. The 10 steps in a medical malpractice lawsuit can take years to complete. Step 1: Initial Consultation In your initial consultation with your trusted Boston medical... Read More
Posted on behalf of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC on October 5, 2015 in Medical Malpractice Blog PostsA telltale sign of the 13-month-old’s spinal cord injury was there on the x-ray for all to see, but nobody did. Not the doctor who ordered it, not the radiologist who signed off on it, not the doctor who wrote in her chart that the x-rays showed nothing unusual. “If they had, the little girl, named Destiny*,... Read More
Posted on behalf of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC on October 1, 2015 in Medical Malpractice Blog PostsAfter her son’s cesarean-section birth, Nicole was told he was in the NICU due to various complications. The doctor told Nicole her son would probably have cerebral palsy. Angry and convinced medical malpractice was at play, Nicole started hunting for a lawyer. Various attorneys turned her down, and one even told her to stop looking.... Read More
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