How Medical Malpractice Claims May Be Impacted By The Pandemic
Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Apr 27, 2020 in Medical Malpractice
COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on the lives of many across the country and around the world, both from a physical health and economic standpoint. We have all seen the heroic efforts of frontline workers who daily risk their own health to protect and save…Read More
Common Medical Errors that May Lead to a Lawsuit
Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Feb 05, 2019 in Medical Malpractice
We trust doctors and other medical providers with our health and sometimes our lives. Unfortunately, sometimes doctors make mistakes that can put your health and possibly your life at risk. Below, learn more about some common medical errors that may…Read More
Common Diagnostic Errors in Medical Malpractice
Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Nov 02, 2018 in Medical Malpractice
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
Can I File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit for Sepsis?
Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Sep 10, 2018 in Medical Malpractice
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. Medical malpractice lawsuits…Read More
Can I Hold a Hospital Liable for Medical Malpractice?
Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on May 24, 2018 in Medical Malpractice
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
How Long Do I Have to File a Medical Malpractice Case in Tennessee?
Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Mar 21, 2018 in Medical Malpractice
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
Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?
Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jun 20, 2017 in Medical Malpractice
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
Most Medical Malpractice Allegations are for Misdiagnosis, New Study Says
Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Sep 29, 2016 in Medical Malpractice
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
Half of Surgeries Have Medication Errors
Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Nov 11, 2015 in Medical Malpractice
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
Medical Errors Cause Nearly 400,000 Deaths Each Year
Posted on behalf of Greg Coleman Law on Jan 09, 2015 in Medical Malpractice
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