Diagnostic errors often leave patients without knowledge of their condition and the treatments they need to improve their health. Such errors can also leave illnesses untreated until they progress to a point where more invasive and painful treatments… Read More
September is Sepsis Awareness Month, helping to raise awareness and save lives - sepsis is one of the leading causes of deaths in U.S. hospitals. Sepsis is often misdiagnosed, which can lead to a medical malpractice lawsuit.
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Although many medical malpractice cases are based on a doctor’s negligence, there may be cases where a hospital is liable for the patient’s injury.
Hospitals have an obligation to implement procedures and employ qualified staff members that meet the… Read More
If you were injured by a health care provider’s negligence, you must file your claim within Tennessee’s statute of limitations. However, the start of this deadline may vary depending on the circumstances of your case.
If you are filing a medical malpractice… Read More
A mistake during a medical procedure can lead to severe consequences and have a devastating impact on a victim.
Greg Coleman Law’s Knoxville medical malpractice attorneys can help you understand what counts as medical negligence and when you are entitled… Read More
The Doctors Company, a medical malpractice insurer, conducted a study of 1,180 medical malpractice claims and found that the most common issues were delayed, inaccurate or failed diagnoses. These issues were found in nearly 40 percent of the claims in… Read More
In a recent study conducted at Massachusetts General Hospital, researchers discovered almost half of all surgeries entail a medication mistake. Medication errors are one of the most common types of medical malpractice issues.
Disturbing Hospital Error… Read More
Serious injuries and deaths caused by hospital errors and medical mistakes have hit record highs. In fact deaths attributed to medical errors are ranked third after heart disease and cancer.
It is an astonishing and little known fact that the third leading… Read More
In March 2012, NutraLyte and Granuflo issued a recall on their products as dozens of product liability lawsuits were filed. The product allegedly caused patients to suffer from cardiac arrest or sudden death during treatment. As the two year mark of the… Read More
According to CBS News, federal health official have confirmed 33 cases of a rare fungal eye infection across 7 states. All of the patients had undergone some type of eye procedure, including surgery or injections. The CDC reports that 23 people had some… Read More