Month: November 2018

Month: November 2018

WHY DOES MEDICAL MALPRACTICE OCCUR?

By: Chuck Richardson | November 30, 2018 | Medical Malpractice

Generally, when we pay a visit to the doctor, we expect to receive proper care and treatment that will not endanger our health and wellbeing. Unfortunately, this is not always the case and patients sometimes sustain injuries as a result of substandard medical care that, in some cases, result in fatalities. If you or a […]

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WHAT IS THE IMPORTANCE OF INFORMED CONSENT?

By: Chuck Richardson | November 20, 2018 | Medical Malpractice

Before you undergo a surgical procedure or medical treatment, your doctor must inform you of any of the risks involved. You can accept the risks and proceed, or you can decline to move forward after having a chance to weigh the risks against the potential benefits you might receive. In medical and legal terminology, this […]

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THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN A COMPLETE AND INCOMPLETE SPINAL CORD INJURY

By: Chuck Richardson | November 13, 2018 | Personal Injury

Spinal cord injuries are considered catastrophic, given the life-altering impact they produce. However, not all spinal cord injuries are exactly alike and, therefore, are classified by levels, according to where the injury occurs along the spinal column. Generally, spinal cord injuries fit into one of two categories – complete and incomplete. While spinal cord injuries […]

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COMMON BIRTH INJURIES CAUSED BY MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE

By: Chuck Richardson | November 6, 2018 | Birth Injuries

After waiting nine long months to meet your newborn baby, generally, your only hope is for him or her to be born healthy. Unfortunately, sometimes the negligent actions of a medical professional can crush this hope, resulting in injuries to your newborn baby. While some of these injuries are minor, others can be more severe […]

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WHAT IS CONSIDERED A CATASTROPHIC INJURY?

By: Chuck Richardson | November 4, 2018 | Personal Injury

Catastrophic injuries fall under the umbrella of personal injury law, but these types of injuries are unlike other types of personal injuries due to the severe and often permanent nature of them. On the other hand, other personal injuries are generally not permanent and victims are typically able to achieve a full recovery. Catastrophic injuries […]

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