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Can the Time Limit to File a Wrongful Death Claim Expire Before the Patient has Expired?

Some courts have said yes, the time limit to file a wrongful death claim based on medical negligence can expire even before the patient has died. If this doesn’t make sense to you, you are not alone. Read More
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Widower Awarded Nearly $5 Million After Malpractice Trial In December of 2017, an Illinois jury awarded a widower $4.78 million in a malpractice suit he filed on behalf of his wife. Nathan Cain’s wife, Candice, died in 2012. Just four months earlier, she had undergone an endoscopic procedure, performed by ... Read More
Back View Of Medic Or Doctor Lying About Hippocratic Oath


Sorry. Not Sorry. “Sorry. It’s my fault. Totally. My mistake, I wasn’t paying attention” confessed the middle-aged man after he ran a red light and hit my car. I was relieved that he accepted responsibility because the damage was in the thousands of dollars. But then he got a lawyer paid ... Read More


Another Look at the Pending Joan Rivers Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death Suit Medical malpractice may be one of the great equalizers despite wealth and privilege Many people believe that wealthy people get better medical care than the poor. There is good reason to believe that is true. Many studies show that ... Read More


Prominent Ohio Medical Malpractice Attorney, Brian N. Eisen, of The Eisen Law Firm Presenting at Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys 2015 Litigation Institute Cleveland, Ohio — Eisen Law Firm Managing Partner Brian N. Eisen, will be speaking at the Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorney’s 2015 Litigation Institute on Friday, April 24, ... Read More


When Policy Prevents Life-Saving Protocols Two years ago, an 87-year-old woman named Lorraine Bayless passed away in Bakersfield, California. She was living in a senior living facility at the time. This seems like a common enough occurrence, except for one thing: when Bayless stopped breathing, a nurse stood there watching, rather ... Read More


Military veterans are dying needlessly because of long waits and delayed care at U.S. veterans hospitals, according to a recent CNN investigation. The problem has been especially dire at the Veterans Medical Center in Columbia, South Carolina, where veterans waiting months for simple gastrointestinal procedures -- such as a colonoscopy ... Read More


When readers think of hospitals, images of tile floors, scrubs and antiseptic may come to mind. Those images suggest that many individuals associate medical facilities with sanitary conditions. However, a recent article suggests that nursing ... Read More


Diagnostic errors, omissions, miscommunication, untreated infection, surgical mistakes, or even medication interactions might result in preventable medical error deaths. A 1999 study by the Institute of Medicine estimated that preventable errors might take the lives of around 98,000 patients each year.... Read More


A recent tally of statistics about medical injuries might surprise readers. For starters, the number of injured patients is surprisingly high: As many as 400,000 patients are the victims of fatal medical errors each year. ... Read More


We can't be exactly sure how many Americans die as a result of hospital negligence each year, but new research suggests that it could be a lot more than was once thought. A new study in the most recent issue of the ... Read More


Every so often, a shocking tale of medical malpractice will remind us just how egregious hospital errors can be. A 2009 example of this is just now getting media attention. The case involves a patient who was on an operating table ready ... Read More


Medical mistakes cause somewhere between 44,000 and 98,000 deaths each year in the United States, according to a study by the Institute of Medicine. Some experts believe the true number actually may be much higher. If you or someone you love has ... Read More


Research has shown that there are many factors that affect rates of medical malpractice in hospitals. For instance, lack of sleep causes doctors to be more accident prone, and that lapses in communication also lead to instances of medical malpractice. A new ... Read More


A wrongful death lawsuit involving a pregnant mother and her unborn twins has prompted a battle between the law and ethics. The wrongful death lawsuit, which was filed by the father, claims that ... Read More


Falls are the leading cause of injury and death for adults over the age of 65, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Falls are also one of the biggest threats to people who are hospitalized, and they are especially ... Read More


In a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak that has plagued the nation, 23 people have died and almost 300 have been infected. What's worse is that health officials warn the outbreak is far from over as many as 14,000 people may have been ... Read More