Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice: Failure to Diagnose

People put their health and well-being in the hands of doctors. However, there are times when a doctor is careless, doesn’t listen to the patient, or over-looks a concern which can lead to a failure to diagnose. Often sickness and even death can be avoided if the patient is treated […]

March 1st, 2013|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Medical Malpractice: Failure to Diagnose

Medical Malpractice: An Unfortunate Common Occurrence

Medical Malpractice is unfortunately a common issue that often leaves patients even sicker or worse, end in death. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association, as many as 225,000 people die each year from medical malpractice. These numbers can be broken down into the following:

12,000 deaths from unnecessary surgery
7,000 […]

February 5th, 2013|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Medical Malpractice: An Unfortunate Common Occurrence

Do you Need to Hire a Medical Malpractice Attorney?

Believe it or not, more people die from Medical Malpractice each year than from highway accidents.

If you or a family member has suffered from a mistake made by a medical professional, it is your right to receive the representation of an experienced lawyer. You have suffered enough and deserve the […]

December 11th, 2012|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Do you Need to Hire a Medical Malpractice Attorney?

Boston Personal Injury Lawyer

When you or your loved one find yourself in a predicament where another person’s negligence or carelessness causes personal injury or death, it is important to explore the full scope of your legal options so you can be properly compensated for your loss.

We understand the physical, often catastrophic, effects of […]

October 29th, 2012|Auto Accident, Car Accident, Home Damage, Medical Malpractice, Negligence, Personal Injury, Personal Injury Cases, Workplace Injury|Comments Off on Boston Personal Injury Lawyer

Meningitis Outbreak Linked to Massachusetts Company

A recent meningitis outbreak has put thousands of patients in multiple states at medical risk, and 12 deaths to date.

Boston.com reports:

US health officials on Monday said that 13,000 patients in 23 states, including Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire, have been injected with a potentially tainted steroid treatment made by […]

October 11th, 2012|Consumer Health and Safety, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury, Public Health, Public Safety|Comments Off on Meningitis Outbreak Linked to Massachusetts Company

Opinion: Why Tort Reform Won’t Solve the Healthcare Cost Crisis

I found this article to be of interest given the debate over the Supreme Court’s health care ruling.

An alternative to the Affordable Care Act that gets brought up consistently is tort reform, which the packaging and branding geniuses at the GOP are now calling “lawsuit abuse reform.” One of their foundational beliefs […]

July 17th, 2012|Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Opinion: Why Tort Reform Won’t Solve the Healthcare Cost Crisis

The Data Behind Escalating Malpractice Premiums

Massachusetts Attorney Frank Riccio recently shared data regarding escalating malpractice premiums and the enormous payments being made to people injured by medical negligence. There are some pertinent findings, but as is typically said, let’s not let the facts get in the way…

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners just updated its statistics on […]

June 18th, 2012|Medical Malpractice, Negligence, Personal Injury, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Data Behind Escalating Malpractice Premiums

HR 5 – What Does it Mean?

The attached information deals with HR 5 a bill presently being debated in the United States House of Representatives. Interestingly people on both sides of the aisle, liberals and conservatives, have found common ground in opposition to this bill. The bill is a law governing medical malpractice practice claims which […]

March 28th, 2012|Massachusetts Academy of Trial Attorneys, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on HR 5 – What Does it Mean?

How to recognize RSD: Is it the result of surgery?

Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) is not a widely understood syndrome yet if affects some 200,000 to 1.2 million Americans.  RSD is a chronic and painful neurological condition that causes severe and persistent pain to the skin, joints, muscles, and bones.  RSD can afflict anyone but it is three times more […]

February 29th, 2012|Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Cases, RSD|Comments Off on How to recognize RSD: Is it the result of surgery?

Number of Serious Hospital Mistakes Remained Unchanged in 2010

According to a hospital safety study released by state regulators, the total number of Massachusetts hospital patients who, had the wrong body part operated on, received an incorrect medication, or were seriously disabled or died from a fall remained virtually unchanged in 2010, compared with the previous year.

In 2009, 510 […]

January 15th, 2012|Hospital Safety, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Number of Serious Hospital Mistakes Remained Unchanged in 2010

Framingham Woman Dies Following Plastic Surgery

A 39 year old mother of three died a day after undergoing breast implant surgery at a spa/medical office located on Route 9 in Framingham. The woman’s father told reporters that his daughter had gone to the medical office for surgery, and had been helped back home on Saturday after […]

August 15th, 2011|Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury|Comments Off on Framingham Woman Dies Following Plastic Surgery