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Category: Medical Malpractice

Understanding a Patient’s Right to Informed Consent

Understanding a Patient’s Right to Informed Consent

What is “informed consent” for patients? Why is it so important? Many patients have a somewhat lopsided relationship with their doctors. Some doctors walk into a room, listen to the patient’s complaints, do a quick exam and order treatment —...

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Take Steps to Avoid Medication Errors in the Hospital

Take Steps to Avoid Medication Errors in the Hospital

What happens when you’re in the hospital and a nurse hands you the wrong drug to swallow? What about when a nurse injects too large of a dose of something into your IV? Unfortunately — for about 1.3 million Americans...

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South Carolina Doctor Liable in Fatal Cancer Case

South Carolina Doctor Liable in Fatal Cancer Case

The widower and three children of a South Carolina woman were awarded $10 million over her death after the widower rejected a settlement offer of $250,000. Lawyers for the defense have filed a request to have the court review the...

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How You Can Avoid Doctor Errors

How You Can Avoid Doctor Errors

When you think about medical malpractice in Aikin and Orangeburg counties, one of the first things that may run through your mind is doctor errors. Many good doctors make mistakes that cost their patients dearly. With this in mind, you...

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How Is Emotional Distress Demonstrated in Malpractice Cases?

How Is Emotional Distress Demonstrated in Malpractice Cases?

Emotional distress is a difficult thing to evaluate in any personal injury claim, including medical malpractice cases. For one thing, everyone has different emotional reactions to things. What really distresses one person won’t bother another person at all. Another reason...

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Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice

Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is a serious issue, but not enough people seem to be aware of the dangers. However, it is the third leading cause of death for United States citizens, as per a report in The Washington Post. The two...

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South Carolina Husband Wins $10 Million Wrongful Death Case

South Carolina Husband Wins $10 Million Wrongful Death Case

Cancer may have been the official cause of death on a South Carolina woman’s death certificate but it didn’t have to be that way. In fact, the jury strongly felt that her death could have been avoided if her doctors...

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Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Over Intersex Child Sets Precedent

Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Over Intersex Child Sets Precedent

In a lawsuit that may be a first, adoptive parents were awarded $440,000 because their child had actually been born with the genitalia for both males and females, and South Carolina authorities arbitrarily decided to remove the male genitals and...

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Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

When you go to any physician, you expect a certain level of care so you may get well in peace. In fact, by law, physicians must perform at a professional level in accordance with their occupation. Unfortunately, not all caretakers...

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Is Anesthesia Really as Safe as Doctors Say It Is?

Is Anesthesia Really as Safe as Doctors Say It Is?

For a long time now, patients have been told that modern anesthesia methods are safer than ever, with mortality rates falling drastically over the last 30 years to only around one anesthesia-related death out of every 200,000 to 300,000 patients....

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