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Amputation Case Attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims suffering from the amputation of a body part caused by medical malpractice, nursing home neglect, or personal injury. Often times, this includes a failure to timely diagnose or treat a blood clot, infection, or cancerous condition affecting the body part in question.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Why is this important? In an amputation case involving medical malpractice or nursing home neglect, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to have to undergo an amputation. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one has suffered an amputation due to medical malpractice, nursing home neglect, or personal injury, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

Aneurysm Attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been injured due to medical malpractice arising from the failure to timely diagnose or properly treat an aneurysm. An aneurysm is a structural defect in the wall of a blood vessel that if left untreated can rupture and causes serious blood loss or death. Aneurysms in the blood vessels of the brain or in the aorta are treatable with surgical repair depending on the shape, size, and location of the aneurysm. Failure by a doctor to diagnose and treat an aneurysm may constitute medical malpractice should serious bodily injury occur as a result.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Regarding aneurysm cases, one of the law partners at the firm has over ten years of practical experience as a physician board certified in internal medicine. Why is this important? In a case involving medical malpractice arising from the failure to diagnose or treat an aneurysm, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical records, lifestyle habits, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one in your family has been the victim of medical malpractice due to failure by a doctor to diagnose or treat an aneurysm, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

Baby / Newborn Injury Attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to newborn victims who have been seriously injured due to medical malpractice. These injuries may arise during the birthing process during a difficult delivery where the baby suffers oxygen deprivation or trauma. These injuries may present as Cerebral Palsy cases, Erbs Palsy cases (brachial plexus-shoulder injuries), or brain damage cases. When a baby is born with an abnormality such as a heart defect, often times early detection and treatment may prevent serious and permanent harm to the baby.

Newborn Baby Injury Lawyers

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Regarding baby/newborn cases, one of the law partners at the firm has over ten years of practical experience as a physician board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. Why is this important? In a newborn/baby case involving medical malpractice, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the baby to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the baby’ and mother’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If a loved one in your family has been the victim of a birth or neonatal injury due to medical malpractice, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

bed sores (pressure sores) attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been injured due to medical malpractice or nursing home neglect that has resulted in bed sores or pressure sores. Bed sores or pressure sores are typically found on the buttocks, heels, or any other area of the skin that is susceptible to pressure breakdown. Bed sores or pressure sores are usually preventable with adequate care and treatment that prevents skin deterioration. Preventive measures include turning the patient while in bed to avoid prolonged pressure on any one area of the skin, and making sure the patient receives adequate nutrition and hydration. Advanced stage bed sores can lead to an amputation or a life threatening infectious condition known as sepsis.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Why is this important? In a case of medical malpractice or nursing home neglect involving bed sores or pressure sores, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical or nursing errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical or nursing errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one in your family has been the victim of medical malpractice or nursing home neglect involving bed sores, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

blood clot attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been injured due to medical malpractice arising from the failure to diagnose or treat a blood clot. Blood clots can appear anywhere in the body but are frequently seen in the blood vessels of the legs, lungs, heart, and brain. Failure to diagnose and treat a blood clot may result in amputation, paralysis, blindness, brain damage, or death. Treatment of a blood clot may involve clot bursting medications, blood thinners, angioplasty, vascular surgery, or bypass surgery.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Regarding blood clot cases, one of the law partners at the firm has over ten years of practical experience as a physician board certified in internal medicine. Why is this important? In a case involving medical malpractice arising from the failure to diagnose or treat a blood clot, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one in your family has been the victim of medical malpractice due to failure by a doctor to diagnose or treat a blood clot, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

bowel obstruction attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been injured due to medical malpractice arising from the failure to timely diagnose or treat a bowel obstruction. If a bowel obstruction is not diagnosed and treated early on, the bowel may perforate or burst inside the body resulting in life threatening infectious conditions called peritonitis or sepsis. However, with a proper work-up (x-ray, CT scan, clinical exam, blood work) in the hospital emergency room, the bowel obstruction can usually be diagnosed and repaired prior to bowel perforation occurring. These cases are similar to when an appendix ruptures.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Regarding bowel perforation cases, one of the law partners at the firm has over ten years of practical experience as a physician board certified in gastroenterology and internal medicine. Why is this important? In a case involving medical malpractice arising from the failure to diagnose or treat a bowel obstruction, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one in your family has been the victim of medical malpractice due to failure by a doctor to diagnose or treat a bowel obstruction, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

brain and spinal injury attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have suffered a brain or spinal injury due to medical malpractice. Brain injuries can occur as a result of a failure by the doctor to diagnose and treat a blood clot, infection, abscess, sepsis, heart attack, stroke, etc. Brain injuries may arise at birth during a difficult labor and delivery where the baby is in distress and the fetal brain becomes hypoxic (lack of oxygen). Spinal injuries may occur during back surgery, or when a doctor fails to diagnose and treat early on an abnormal condition of the spine.

Brain and Spine Injury Lawyers

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Why is this important? In a case involving brain or spinal injuries, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer a significant and permanent brain or spinal injury. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the brain or spinal injury, the victim’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one in your family has been the victim of a serious brain or spinal injury, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

Cancer Case Attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims harmed by a doctor(s) failure to diagnose and treat cancer early on. These cases may include victims of cancer of the skin, breast, lung, bowel, bladder, prostate, cervix, uterus, kidney, oral cavity, lymphomas, sarcomas, etc. When cancer is detected early on, it allows the patient to have a better chance of cure. Late stage cancer that has grown in size or spread to the lymph nodes or other organs is usually more difficult to treat (chemotherapy) and has a lower survival rate. Often, a patient presents to a doctor with signs and symptoms indicative of cancer, but the doctor fails to order or properly read the appropriate test or scan (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound) that would have lead to the diagnosis of early stage cancer. Medical malpractice may also occur when the doctor fails to recommend or perform a biopsy of the suspicious mass thereby causing a harmful and significant delay in the diagnosis of cancer (usually around a year or more). Failure by a doctor to refer the patient to a specialist (such as a breast surgeon) for consultation about a suspicious mass may also constitute medical malpractice. Sometimes medical malpractice arises when a biopsy is actually performed, but the pathology lab makes a mistake in the diagnosis labeling the biopsy specimen as benign when it is in fact cancerous.

Cancer Diagnosis Malpractice Attorneys

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Why is this important? In a cancer case involving medical malpractice, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer a serious and significant delay in the diagnosis of cancer. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s type of cancer, their medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one has suffered harm due to a significant delay in diagnosis of cancer, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

Cauda Equina Syndrome Attorneys

Causes of Cauda Equina Syndrome include trauma (such as auto accidents, falls, sports injury, epidural injection), spinal abscess, tumor, hematoma or blood clot, and spinal stenosis. . Early symptoms may include the loss of strength or numbness in the legs and groin, and the loss of bowel or bladder function or control. Sudden onset of CES constitutes a medical emergency, as the longer the duration of symptoms before pressure on the spinal nerves is relieved by surgical intervention, the greater the chance of permanent injury. Diagnosis is by clinical exam and other testing such as X-ray, CT, and MRI. In spinal cord and nerve root compression cases involving sudden onset of neurological symptoms, medical malpractice may arise when there has been an unreasonable delay in diagnosis and prompt surgical intervention by the doctors or hospital resulting in permanent injury to the area.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians or doctors. Why is this important? In a case involving Cauda Equina Syndrome, complex medical-legal issues arise including what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical chart, imaging (x-rays, CT scans, ultrasound), blood work, pathology findings, and family history.

If you are or a loved one in your family have been the victim of medical malpractice involving Cauda Equina Syndrome, please fill out our contact form, or call us today at 1-800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

cerebral palsy attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to newborn victims who have been seriously injured due to medical malpractice resulting in Cerebral Palsy. Often times, Cerebral Palsy occurs when a baby is deprived of oxygen during a difficult labor and delivery. During the birthing process, the fetus may be in a breached position or the umbilical cord may be entangled around the fetus. In certain situations, this may cause the fetus serious distress making it necessary to perform an emergency c-section to protect the life of the baby and/or prevent a hypoxic brain injury. Failure by a doctor to diagnose a situation calling for an emergency c-section and/or failure to perform an emergency c-section, may constitute medical malpractice.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Regarding Cerebral Palsy cases, one of the law partners at the firm has over ten years of practical experience as a physician board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. Why is this important? In a baby case involving medical malpractice, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the baby to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the baby’s and mother’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings

If a loved one in your family has been the victim of Cerebral Palsy, or another form of birth or neonatal injury due to medical malpractice, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

defective drug attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been seriously injured due to defective drugs that pose an unreasonable risk to patients. Some of the medications and the adverse reactions they may cause are as follows:

  • Darvocet/Darvon (Serious Heart Problems)
  • Accutane (Crohn’s Disease or Ulcerative Colitis)
  • Seroquel (Diabetes)
  • Yaz/Yasmin (Blood Clots, Heart Attack)
  • Paxil (Birth Defects Affecting the Heart)
  • Simvastatin Amiodarone, Zocor, Simcor, Vytorin (Rhabdomyolysis)
  • Reglan (Tardive Dyskinesia)
  • Heparin (Amputations, Death)
  • Rezulin (Liver Failure)
  • Fentanyl (Death)
  • Trasylol (Kidney Failure)
  • Raptiva (PML- Progressive Multifocal Leukoencephalopathy)

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Why is this important? In a case involving a defective drug, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical or manufacturing errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical or manufacturing errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the defective drug and the victim’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one in your family has been the victim of a defective drug that has caused serious injury, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

Diabetes Attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been injured due to a failure to diagnose or treat diabetes or gestational diabetes. Diabetes affects over 23 million people in the United States and is the 7th leading cause of death. Uncontrolled high levels of blood sugar can cause vascular damage to the retina of the eye, the filtering system of the kidney, and the peripheral nerves. In fact, diabetes is the leading cause of adult blindness, kidney failure, and non-traumatic amputations in the United States. Failure by a health care provider to diagnose, treat, and educate diabetic patients may constitute medical malpractice should a serious injury occur. Preventative measures such as annual dilated pupil exams, annual foot exams, and prescription medications to control high blood pressure can greatly reduce the risk of injury to the diabetic patient. Diabetes may arise for the first time during pregnancy and cause serious complications. This type of diabetes is referred to as gestational diabetes and can cause the fetus to become oversized due to the excess glucose in the umbilical blood. Unfortunately, an oversized fetus may render a vaginal delivery high risk as birth injuries such as shoulder dystocia are more likely to occur. Failure to diagnose and treat gestational diabetes may result in life threatening complications to the fetus and the mother and may give rise to a medical malpractice claim. On the flip side, low blood sugar in diabetic patients can cause severe hypoglycemic episodes that may result in brain damage or death- this can be medical mistakes such as over administration of insulin, or a failure to monitor blood sugar levels in patients who are at risk.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians or doctors including attorney Larry Leichter, MD, JD, who is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology. Why is this important? In a case involving failure to diagnose or properly treat diabetes or gestational diabetes, complex medical-legal issues arise including what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical chart, blood work, pathology findings, and family history.

If you are or a loved one in your family have been the victim of medical malpractice regarding a delay in diagnosis or failure to properly treat diabetes or gestational diabetes, please fill out our contact form, or call us today at 1-800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

diagnosis error attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been harmed due to a diagnosis error. Types of errors include missing or making the wrong diagnosis that results in a significant and harmful delay in treatment until the proper diagnosis is eventually made (usually by another doctor). With many medical conditions such as certain cancers, infections, or blood clots, early detection is so important as a significant delay in diagnosis can cause serious permanent harm to the victim.

Diagnosis Error Attorneys

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Why is this important? In an diagnosis error case involving medical malpractice or nursing home neglect, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer a significant and harmful delay in obtaining the proper diagnosis. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of a diagnosis error due to medical malpractice or nursing home neglect, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

Diaphragmatic Hernia Attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been injured due to a failure to diagnose or properly treat diaphragmatic hernia. Hernia is when an organ or tissue protrudes through a weak area in the surrounding muscle or connective tissue. There are many types of hernias that generally vary by location. Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH) is a developmental defect of the diaphragm that permits the abdominal organs to herniate into the chest. The amount of herniated contents may be small or large and it generally contains parts of the intestine, spleen, or liver. CDH occurs during a critical period of fetal lung development so lung compression by a herniated bowel can lead to underdevelopment of the lungs. Within the first few hours of life, infants with CDH may present with mild or severe respiratory distress that may be incompatible with life. The diagnosis of CDH is generally made prenatally by ultrasound; however, in those where CDH is not diagnosed in utero, it should be suspected in any full term infant presenting with respiratory distress. In the delivery room, infants with problematic CDH should be immediately intubated and ventilated to minimize lung injury. Once the infant is stable, he or she can undergo surgical repair of the diaphragmatic hernia, where the stomach, intestines, and other abdominal organs are returned to the abdominal cavity. The hole in the diaphragm is also repaired. If the diaphragm is absent, an artificial diaphragm will be constructed and placed. Following the operation, the infant will require breathing support due to underdevelopment of the lungs. The prognosis is generally good for infants with CDH when the diagnosis is made on a timely basis and adequate medical care is rendered to treat the condition.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians or doctors including attorney Larry Leichter, MD, JD, who is board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology. Why is this important? In a case involving failure to diagnose or properly treat congenital diaphragmatic hernia, complex medical-legal issues arise including what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical chart, imaging (ultrasound, CT), blood work, pathology findings, and family history.

If you are or a loved one in your family have been the victim of medical malpractice regarding a delay in diagnosis or failure to properly treat diaphragmatic hernia, please fill out our contact form, or call us today at 1-800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

erbs palsy-shoulder dystocia attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to newborn victims who have been seriously injured due to medical malpractice resulting in Erbs Palsy or Shoulder Dystocia. Erbs Palsy, also sometimes referred to as a brachial plexus injury involves nerve damage to the brachial plexus nerve bundle that innervates the shoulder. Damage to this nerve bundle can cause temporary or permanent, partial or complete, loss of function of the baby’s shoulder and arm. The nerve injury occurs during the delivery of the baby when the shoulder gets stuck in the birth canal and the doctor attempts to pull on the arm in an attempt to release the shoulder. Failure by a doctor to recognize the situation and/or perform the correct maneuvers or convert the delivery to an emergency c-section may constitute medical malpractice.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Regarding Erbs Palsy cases or Shoulder Dystocia cases, one of the law partners at the firm has over ten years of practical experience as a physician board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. Why is this important? In a baby case involving medical malpractice, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the baby to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the baby’s and mother’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If a loved one in your family has been the victim of Erbs Palsy or Shoulder Dystocia, or another form of birth or neonatal injury due to medical malpractice, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

failure to perform a biopsy attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been harmed due to medical malpractice arising from the failure of a doctor to perform a biopsy of a mass. A biopsy is usually the most accurate way to detect cancer early on when it is easiest to treat. Often times, the failure to perform a biopsy of a suspicious mass leads to an unnecessary delay in the diagnosis of a cancerous tumor. Because of the delay in diagnosis (usually around a year or more), the tumor may grow in size or spread to nearby lymph nodes or other organs. Unfortunately for the patient, the delay in diagnosis of the cancer reduces or eliminates the patient’s chance of a cure.

Failure to Perform a Biopsy Attorneys

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Why is this important? In a case involving medical malpractice arising from the failure to perform a biopsy, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, pathology findings, and family history.

If you or a loved one in your family has been the victim of medical malpractice due to failure by a doctor to perform a biopsy, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

fall injury attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been injured due to hospital negligence or nursing home neglect arising from the failure to prevent the patient from falling and suffering traumatic injury (fracture, head injury, etc.) In a nursing home or hospital setting, patients who are at high risk for falls need to be protected. Protective measures may include increased nursing supervision, adjustments to medications, adjusting the protocol for physical therapy, lowering the patient’s bed, placing a seat belt on the wheelchair, and positioning bed rails. Failure to provide protective measures from falls may constitute nursing home neglect or hospital negligence should the patient suffer an unnecessary and serious injury.

Fall Injury Lawyers

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Why is this important? In a case of hospital negligence or nursing home neglect arising from a serious fall, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what errors were made and by whom, and whether these errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one in your family has been the victim of a serious fall in a hospital or nursing home, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

foreign object left inside during surgery attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims injured by medical malpractice arising when a foreign object (sponge, catheter, instrument, tool) is unintentionally left inside the patient’s body during a surgery. The damage may become serious when removal of the foreign object is risky should the foreign body adhere to surrounding organs.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Why is this important? In a medical malpractice case involving a foreign object, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer serious injury. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one has suffered injury due to medical malpractice involving a foreign object, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

fracture attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been injured due to medical malpractice arising from the failure to timely diagnose or properly treat a bone fracture. Failure to diagnose and treat a fracture may lead to a permanent deformity of the fractured bone with underlying nerve damage, loss of function, and a reduction in the victim’s chance of successful surgical repair. In a nursing home or hospital setting, patients who are at high risk for falls that can cause fractures (hip, arm, etc) need to be protected. Protective measures my include increased nursing supervision, adjustments to medications, physical therapy, lowering the patient’s bed, seat belts on wheelchairs, and bed rails. Failure to provide protective measures from falls may constitute nursing home neglect or medical malpractice should the patient suffer an unnecessary fracture.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Why is this important? In a case of medical malpractice or nursing home neglect arising from the failure to diagnose, treat, or prevent a fracture, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one in your family has been the victim of medical malpractice or nursing home neglect due to failure to diagnose, treat, or prevent a fracture, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

genetic counseling attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been damaged due to the medical negligence of a genetic counselor who fails to warn the parents of an impending risk of genetic disease or birth defect should they become pregnant and have a baby. As a result of the negligent failure to warn, the parents proceed to have a child who is born with a serious genetic disease or birth defect and bring a lawsuit against the genetic counselor for the medical expenses and special care expenses that the parents will encounter in raising the special needs child.

Genetic Counseling Attorneys

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Why is this important? In a case involving negligent genetic counseling, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim(s) to suffer damages or injury. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of genetic counseling and the parents’ and child’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one in your family has been the victim of negligent genetic counseling, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

high blood pressure attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been injured due to medical malpractice arising from the failure to timely diagnose or properly treat high blood pressure. High blood pressure, also known as hypertension, may be a serious condition if left untreated. Untreated, it can result in a heart attack, stroke, kidney damage, or death. Failure by a doctor to diagnose and treat high blood pressure in adults or children may constitute medical malpractice should serious bodily injury occur as a result.

High Blood Pressure Attorneys

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Regarding high blood pressure cases, one of the law partners at the firm has over ten years of practical experience as a physician board certified in internal medicine. Why is this important? In a case involving medical malpractice arising from the failure to diagnose or treat high blood pressure, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical records, lifestyle habits, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings

If you or a loved one in your family has been the victim of medical malpractice due to failure by a doctor to diagnose or treat high blood pressure, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

Heart Defect Attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been injured due to a failure to diagnose or treat a heart defect. Heart defects in newborns affect approximately 8 out of every 1000 births. The most common way to diagnose a cardiac defect prenatally is by sonogram. Many obstetricians order a screening sonogram for their patients during the 16th to 20th week of pregnancy. Part of the standard practice for the sonographer is to identify the four chambers of the baby’s developing heart. If the four chambers are not seen, or appear abnormal, a more specialized test, called a fetal echocardiogram may be ordered. There are many different heart defects that affect newborns such as 1) Ventricular Septal Defect (VSD)- refers to a hole between the ventricles, the two lower chambers of the heart, 2) Atrial Septal Defect (ASD)- involves a hole in the wall separating the atria, the upper chambers of the heart, 3) Pulmonary Stenosis- occurs when the pulmonary artery that leads from the right ventricle to the lungs is narrowed- this can obstruct this crucial blood flow out of the heart and can cause the right ventricle to become over developed and enlarged. Allegations of medical malpractice may include a delay in diagnosis and/or inadequate surgical treatment and care of the newborn’s heart defect.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians or doctors. Why is this important? In a case involving failure to diagnose or properly treat a heart defect, complex medical-legal issues arise including what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical chart, imaging (ultrasound), blood work, pathology findings, and family history.

If you are or a loved one in your family have been the victim of medical malpractice regarding a delay in diagnosis or failure to properly treat a heart defect, please fill out our contact form, or call us today at 1-800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

Hirschsprung’s Disease Attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to young victims who have been harmed due to a failure to timely diagnose or treat Hirschsprung’s Disease. Hirschsprung’s is a congenital disorder of the large intestine that occurs in about one in five thousand births. Unfortunately, this disease is responsible for twenty-five percent of all intestinal blockages in newborns. Suspected signs and symptoms in a newborn include constipation, abdominal distension, projectile vomiting, poor feeding, and a failure to pass meconium within forty-eight hours after birth. Physiologically, the affected segment of the large intestine narrows because of the absence of local ganglion nerve cells which function to prevent bowel contraction. Although the affected area of the large intestine is contracted, the preceding area of the large intestine is enlarged due to the backup of bowel contents which is why patients present with a distended abdomen.

Pediatricians and pediatric gastroenterologists report that normal breast-fed newborns have approximately four to five bowel movements a day and formula fed newborns will have two to three bowel movements a day. In Hirchsprung’s patients, the number of bowel movements is significantly diminished as a result of the constipation caused by the narrowing of the bowel. At six months of age, most normal newborns have two bowel movements per day; however, this number is typically less for Hirschsprung’s patients of the same age.

Without proper diagnosis and treatment, Hirschsprung’s patients are at risk for intestinal rupture or perforation that can cause death. Methods of diagnosis include a rectal suction biopsy, or a full thickness biopsy which is generally definitive. There are various surgical techniques available to treat severe Hirschsprung’s disease. Corrective surgery to the large intestine is performed in two phases. The first phase involves a colostomy and is usually performed early in life. Years later, the second surgical phase is performed which is a pull-through procedure where the large intestine is reconnected to the anus. Medical malpractice may arise when there is a failure to diagnose Hirschsprung’s that results in death or serious permanent injury. Allegations may include a failure to timely refer the patient to a pediatric gastroenterologist or surgeon, or a failure to order or perform proper diagnostic testing or biopsy.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians or doctors. Why is this important? In a case involving Hirschsprung’s Disease, complex medical-legal issues arise including what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical chart, imaging (x-rays, CT scans, ultrasound), blood work, pathology findings, and family history.

If you are or a loved one in your family have been the victim of medical malpractice involving Hirschsprung’s Disease, please fill out our contact form, or call us today at 1-800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

Hydrocephalus Attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been injured due to a failure to diagnose or properly treat hydrocephalus. Hydrocephalus is also known as “water in the brain.” It is a condition in which there is an abnormal accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the ventricles, which are cavities in the brain. In newborns with hydrocephalus, the head circumference rapidly enlarges. The infant may exhibit poor feeding, and frequent vomiting. Over time, the head becomes so enlarged that the growing child becomes bedridden. Hydrocephalus is diagnosed through clinical neurological evaluation and by an image of the brain (CT Scan or MRI) to identify the enlarged ventricles within the brain that are typical of hydrocephalus. Hydrocephalus is often treated with the surgical placement of a shunt; however, there is still a potential for complications. The shunt can become blocked. Symptoms of blockage include headache and vomiting. There may be other problems with the shunt such as kinking, tube separation, or infection in the area of the shunt. Normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH) is a type of hydrocephalus that occurs commonly in older adults. NPH is different from other types of hydrocephalus because it develops gradually. NPH often presents with the following clinical triad of findings: urinary incontinence, gait disturbance, and dementia, with urinary symptoms appearing later in the sequence. The diagnosis of NPH is made by performing a lumbar puncture (spinal tap). If the initial pressure measurement is elevated, it points to a diagnosis of NPH. A CT scan of the brain will show enlarged ventricles, and an MRI may show certain technical findings consistent with enlarged ventricles and elevated cerebral pressures. Treatment for NPH is surgical diversion of the excess CSF. A shunt is implanted to drain CSF from the intracranial ventricular system to a different location such as the peritoneal space in the abdomen.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians or doctors including attorneys who are board certified in internal medicine and gastroenterology, and board certified in obstetrics and gynecology. Why is this important? In a case involving failure to diagnose or properly treat hydrocephalus, complex medical-legal issues arise including what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical chart, imaging (CT, MRI), blood work, pathology findings, and family history.

If you are or a loved one in your family have been the victim of medical malpractice regarding a delay in diagnosis or failure to properly treat hydrocephalus, please fill out our contact form, or call us today at 1-800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

infection / abscess / sepsis attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been injured due to medical malpractice arising from the failure to diagnose or treat an infection, abscess, or sepsis. These cases may involve a failure by the doctor to recognize the infection or abscess, or a failure to take a culture of the infectious area and send it to a pathology lab to identify the type of bacteria, fungus, or virus involved so that the proper antibiotics, anti-fungal or anti-viral medications may be effectively prescribed. In many cases, there is also a failure by the treating family doctor or surgeon to timely refer the patient to an infectious disease specialist before the infection spreads and causes serious and permanent bodily harm such as amputation, organ failure, brain damage, or death.

Infection Attorneys

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Regarding infection, abscess, or sepsis cases, one of the law partners at the firm has over ten years of practical experience as a physician board certified in internal medicine. Why is this important? In a case involving medical malpractice arising from the failure to diagnose or treat an infection, abscess, or sepsis, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one in your family has been the victim of medical malpractice due to failure by a doctor to diagnose or treat an infection, abscess, or sepsis, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

laser treatment attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been seriously injured due to negligence in the supervision or operation of a laser in circumstances such as refractive eye surgery (Lasik), dermatological skin repair or rejuvenation, and hair removal. Improper use of a laser can result in serious tissue burns or damage to the eyes resulting in loss of vision.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Why is this important? In a case involving laser injuries, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical or manufacturing errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical or manufacturing errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the laser treatment and the victim’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one in your family has been the victim of a laser injury that has caused serious bodily harm, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

Melanoma Attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been harmed due to a failure to timely diagnose or treat malignant melanoma of the skin. When diagnosed at an early stage, the prognosis for melanoma is quite good. Allegations in a melanoma malpractice case may include failure to perform a proper biopsy of a suspicious mole or improper interpretation of the biopsy by the pathologist. Errors by the clinician include a biopsy of inadequate size (as is sometimes seen with shave and punch biopsies), a biopsy that has crush artifact, or the chosen biopsy site does not adequately represent the lesion. Errors by the pathologist include mishandling of the biopsy specimen and/or misinterpretation of the study. Pathology reports that imply certainty on suboptimal biopsies may result in an unfortunate and deadly delay in diagnosis of melanoma.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians or doctors. Why is this important? In a case involving melanoma of the skin, complex medical-legal issues arise including what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical chart, imaging (x-rays, CT scans, ultrasound), blood work, pathology findings, and family history.

If you are or a loved one in your family have been the victim of medical malpractice regarding a delay in diagnosis of malignant melanoma, please fill out our contact form, or call us today at 1-800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

Meningitis Attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been injured due to a failure to diagnose or treat meningitis. Meningitis is inflammation of the membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord. It is commonly caused by bacterial or viral infection. Early diagnosis is essential for bacterial meningitis because it can result in death or brain damage if left untreated. The symptoms have a rapid onset and include fever, chills, mental status changes, nausea, vomiting, photophobia, severe headache, and stiff neck. Additional symptoms may include agitation, decreased consciousness, rapid breathing, poor feeding in children, and unusual posture, with head and neck arched backwards. To confirm a diagnosis, a lumbar puncture (spinal tap) should generally be performed on anyone suspected of meningitis to sample and culture the CSF for abnormal cell counts, glucose, and protein. Other diagnostic tests include blood culture, chest x-ray, and MRI or CT scan of the head. The underlying cause of the meningitis needs to be determined to administer proper treatment. Antibiotic treatment for bacterial meningitis is dependent on the underlying bacterium. With certain types of viral meningitis (such as with the herpes simplex virus) antiviral medications may be indicated.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians or doctors. Why is this important? In a case involving failure to diagnose or treat meningitis, complex medical-legal issues arise including what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical chart, imaging (CT scans, MRI), blood work, pathology findings, and family history.

If you are or a loved one in your family have been the victim of medical malpractice due to a failure to diagnose or treat meningitis, please fill out our contact form, or call us today at 1-800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

mesothelioma attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been injured due to asbestos exposure causing a type of cancer affecting the lining of the lungs known as Mesothelioma. Exposure to asbestos products may arise on the job such as working within a school building that contains asbestos, working in a shipyard, working as an electrician, and other similar occupational situations.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Regarding Mesothelioma cases, one of the law partners at the firm has over ten years of practical experience as a physician board certified in internal medicine. Why is this important? In a case involving Mesothelioma, complex medical-legal issues arise that include the diagnosis and cause of the cancerous lung condition, and whether the exposure to asbestos caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s work history, medical records, lifestyle habits, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one in your family has been the victim of Mesothelioma, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

Oral Cancer Attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been harmed due to a failure to timely diagnose or treat any type of oral cancer. Oral cancer is the uncontrollable growth of cells that invade and inflict damage in areas involving the lips, tongue, cheek lining, floor of the mouth, gingiva, and palate. Oral cancer can present with a sore, lump, or ulcer in the mouth that initially is painless; however, as the cancer progresses it may evolve into a burning sensation or pain. The area may appear pale colored or it can be dark and discolored. Other symptoms include difficulty swallowing, chewing problems, speech difficulties, swollen lymph nodes, and weight loss. To diagnose oral cancer, your physician or dentist will examine your oral cavity and if a suspicious lesion is identified then an oral brush biopsy may be performed. The test is painless and involves isolating and analyzing a small sample of tissue for abnormal cells. However, if the lesion is more concerning then a scapel biopsy is recommended to determine whether the area is malignant or benign. X-rays and CT scans may be utilized to determine if the cancer has metastasized. Other tests that may be conducted include endoscopy, barium swallow, or PET scan. If oral cancer is not diagnosed early, it can be life threatening. Treatment is dependent on the stage of the cancer which is determined by tumor size, lymph node involvement, and metastatsis.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians or doctors including attorney Jack Sacks, DDS, JD, LLM who is a doctor of dental surgery. Why is this important? In a case involving oral cancer, complex medical-legal issues arise including what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical chart, imaging (x-rays, CT scans, ultrasound), blood work, pathology findings, and family history.

If you are or a loved one in your family have been the victim of medical malpractice regarding a delay in diagnosis of oral cancer, please fill out our contact form, or call us today at 1-800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

pacemaker / defibrillator defects attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been seriously injured due to defective pacemakers and defibrillators that have been surgically implanted in or near the hearts of patients to control heart rate. Defects in these devices or the wires (leads) that connect the device to the heart may lead to serious injury such as heart attack or death. Injury can happen when the batteries in these devices encounter premature depletion, the sensors that detect cardiac rhythm malfunction, or the wires that connect to the heart fracture or crack. In the past, manufacturers such as Medtronic Sprint Fidelis and Guidant have issued product recalls to attempt to limit the damage caused by certain defective models.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Regarding pacemaker and defibrillator cases, one of the law partners at the firm has over ten years of practical experience as a physician board certified in internal medicine. Why is this important? In a case involving a defective pacemaker or defibrillator, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical or manufacturing errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical or manufacturing errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the defective medical device and the victim’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one in your family has been the victim of a serious injury related to a defective pacemaker or defibrillator, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

pain pump attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been seriously injured due to improper use of pain pumps implanted after shoulder or knee repair surgery. Manufacturers of implantable pain pumps such as I-Flow and Stryker/McKinley promoted the delivery of pain medication such as bupivacaine directly into the joint space (synovial space) rather than the traditional way of delivering the pain medication into the muscle space. The delivery of pain medication into the joint space was not approved by the FDA. As a result of this delivery method, some victims suffered a severe and painful injury known as chondrolysis which is a destruction of the cartilage surrounding the joint space. In some cases, a total shoulder or knee replacement becomes necessary due to the severity of the damaged cartilage caused by the delivery of the pain medication into the joint space.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Why is this important? In a case involving pain pumps, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical or manufacturing errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical or manufacturing errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the pain pump, pain medication, and the victim’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one in your family has been the victim of a pain pump injury that has caused serious bodily harm, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

paralysis case attorneys

Paralysis Attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims suffering from paralysis caused by medical malpractice, nursing home neglect, or personal injury. Often times, this may be due to an error during a surgical procedure, a failure to recognize and treat early signs of a stroke or blood clot, or a failure to timely diagnose or treat an infection.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Why is this important? In an paralysis case involving medical malpractice or nursing home neglect, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer paralysis. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one has suffered paralysis due to medical malpractice, nursing home neglect, or personal injury, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

Pulmonary Embolism Attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been harmed due to a failure to timely diagnose or treat Pulmonary Embolism. PE is a life threatening condition that involves a blockage of an artery in the lungs from a clot that has traveled through the bloodstream from another part of the body. Usually the clot begins in the deep veins of the legs where it is referred to as deep vein thrombosis or DVT. Signs and symptoms of PE may include chest pain, shortness of breath, abnormal EKG (such as inverted T-waves), rapid heart rate, and increased respirations. PE may be preceded by leg pain due to DVT. A low grade fever may be present as well as a cough or hemoptysis (coughing up blood). If PE is suspected, a D-dimer blood test should be performed which measures the level of specific clotting related protein fragments in the blood. The D-dimer test can help rule out PE if the blood test comes back within normal limits. However, If the D-dimer blood test comes back elevated for suspected PE, then radiographic imaging is indicated. When available for imaging, the multi-slice spiral CT is favorable because it is non-invasive and is highly predictive of PE. If the patient has leg pain or other signs of DVT, then a ultrasound (doppler) of the veins in the legs may be performed as there is a high correlation between DVT and PE. But a negative leg doppler does not rule out PE.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians or doctors. Why is this important? In a case involving PE, complex medical-legal issues arise including what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical chart, imaging (x-rays, CT scans, ultrasound), blood work, pathology findings, and family history.

If you are or a loved one in your family have been the victim of medical malpractice involving Pulmonary Embolism, please fill out our contact form, or call us today at 1-800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

radiation errors attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been seriously injured due to medical malpractice arising from the failure to properly administer or supervise radiation treatment to cancer victims. When this occurs, the victim may suffer severe and painful radiation burns to the skin and other vital organs caused by unnecessary and excessive exposure to radiation. In many cases, the radiation burns may cause permanent and serious bodily harm that may progressively get worse over time.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Regarding radiation error cases, one of the law partners at the firm has over ten years of practical experience as a physician board certified in internal medicine. Why is this important? In a case involving medical malpractice arising from radiation errors, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical records, radiation protocol, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one in your family has been the victim of medical malpractice due to radiation errors, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

radiology error attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been harmed due to an error by a radiologist that constitutes medical malpractice. Types of radiology errors may include inadequate reading of an X-Ray, CT, MRI, or Ultrasound, as well as errors that can occur during the actual scanning procedure itself, or during interventional radiology procedures such as angiogram or CT guided biopsy.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Why is this important? In a radiology error case involving medical malpractice, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of a radiology error due to medical malpractice, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) or Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Syndrome (TENS) Attorneys

Stevens Johnson Syndrome (SJS) is a severe blistering condition of the skin and mucous membranes of the mouth, ears, nose, and eyes. It is usually the result of an allergic reaction to certain medications including, but not limited to, antibiotics (penicillin), anti-epileptics (such as Dilantin and Depakote), sulfa drugs, non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (such as ibuprofen), methotrexate, sedatives, and gout drugs (such as allopurinal). Symptoms may include skin blisters, rash, or red splotches of the mouth, ears, and nose; swelling of eyelids, red eye, and conjunctivitis; flu like symptoms including fever and sore throat.

When the blistering of the skin from SJS covers more than 30% of the body, the condition is referred to as Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis Syndrome (TENS). TENS is a severe life threatening condition that can cause damage to the lungs, kidneys, and liver. Recovery from SJS or TENS may take weeks or months of rehabilitation after intensive care in a burn unit. Treatment for TENS may include early withdrawal of culprit drugs causing the allergic reaction; management in a burn unit or ICU; supportive and nutritional management that may include administration of a nasogastric tube; and administration of intravenous immunoglobulin.

SJS or TENS may arise due to medical malpractice. Allegations in a SJS or TENS medical malpractice law suit may include a doctor or nurse that administers a medication to a patient when the patient’s medical record reveals a known allergy to that medication, or when a doctor misdiagnoses a patient with a disease that the patient does not have and gives medication to treat the disease and the patient develops SJS or TENS from the medication. Drug manufacturers also have a duty to warn the public on the drug label when their medication carries a significant and higher incidence of SJS or TENS than other medications.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians or doctors. Why is this important? In a case involving Steven Johnson Syndrome or TEN, complex medical-legal issues arise including what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical chart, imaging (x-rays, CT scans, ultrasound), blood work, pathology findings, and family history.

If you are or a loved one in your family have been the victim of medical malpractice due to a mistake that has caused Steven Johnson Syndrome or TENS, please fill out our contact form, or call us today at 1-800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

stroke attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been seriously injured due to a doctor’s failure to diagnose and treat the early signs of a stroke which may include disorientation, confusion, numbness, difficulty speaking, trouble with vision, etc. The earlier a stroke is diagnosed and treated the better the patient’s chance of surviving or having minimal permanent damage. Failure to diagnose and treat a stroke early on may lead to death, permanent paralysis, or other serious loss of bodily function. In an emergency situation, medical malpractice may include a failure by the doctor to timely order a CT scan or MRI, or promptly order a consultation with a neurologist. Prior to a stroke occurring, medical malpractice may include failure by a doctor to treat a patient’s high blood pressure.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Regarding stroke cases, one of the law partners at the firm has over ten years of practical experience as a physician board certified in internal medicine. Why is this important? In a case involving medical malpractice arising from the failure to diagnose or treat a stroke, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical records, lifestyle habits, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one in your family has been the victim of medical malpractice due to failure by a doctor to diagnose or treat a stroke, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

surgical error attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been harmed due to a surgical error that constitutes medical malpractice. Types of surgical errors include performing the wrong operation, operating on a patient who is not a reasonable candidate for the surgery, improper surgical technique, and anesthesia errors.

Surgical Error Attorneys

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Why is this important? In a surgical error case involving medical malpractice, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical records, preoperative and postoperative imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of a surgical error due to medical malpractice, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.

treatment error attorneys

Our experience in law and medicine can bring justice to victims who have been harmed due to a treatment error that constitutes medical malpractice or nursing home neglect. Types of treatment errors include failing to order or properly conduct a medical test or scan, failing to refer to the appropriate medical specialist, failing to perform a biopsy, surgical mistakes, inadequate postoperative care, and prescribing inadequate or improper medications or therapies.

Our attorneys are all board certified physicians (MD, JDs) or doctors who each have over twenty years of experience in the practice of law and medicine. Why is this important? In a treatment error case involving medical malpractice or nursing home neglect, complex medical-legal issues arise that include what medical errors were made and by whom, and whether these medical errors caused the victim to suffer significant and permanent bodily harm. In order to properly evaluate these medical-legal issues and get you the justice you deserve, it is important to have knowledgeable attorneys who have a thorough understanding of the victim’s medical records, imaging (X-Ray, CT, MRI, Ultrasound), lab work, and pathology findings.

If you or a loved one has been the victim of a treatment error due to medical malpractice or nursing home neglect, please fill out our Contact Form, or call us today at 800-529-9120 for your free initial consultation. Back to top.