Recent Posts in Medical Malpractice Category

What Elements Constitute Medical Negligence?

If you think your doctor might have been guilty of medical negligence, it may help to know exactly what medical negligence means. Some people think medical negligence and medical malpractice mean the ...
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Who Is Accountable for Patient Injury Sustained in a Hospital?

The one place that everyone should expect to be safe, should be the hospital. Every floor is staffed with well-educated experts—nurses, surgeons, therapists, technicians—all of whom should ...
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Attorney Craig D. Miller featured on "The Law Entrepreneur" Podcast

Craig D. Miller of Simeone & Miller, LLP, recently appeared on The Law Entrepreneur, a podcast hosted by Neil Tyra, covering a range of topics from personal business philosophies to the ...
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Medical Error Statistics: Third Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.

A new report published in the BMJ [1] (formerly the British Medical Journal) based on a study by Martin Makary, a professor of surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, shows that ...
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How Medical Malpractice Cases Differ in Different Areas

The rules for the filing of medical malpractice cases vary wildly from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. Maryland, Virginia, and District of Columbia each have their own unique set of rules that can trap ...
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Can I Sue My Doctor If I Was Misdiagnosed?

Proving Medical Malpractice Based on Diagnostic Errors Each year, a staggering number of medical malpractice lawsuits stem from misdiagnosis and delayed diagnosis. In fact, recent statistics show that ...
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Five Reasons to File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

When a patient suffers an injury or illness caused by careless or negligent medical treatment, he / she has the right to seek financial compensation. The term “ medical malpractice ” ...
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