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When Can You Sue a Hospital for Medical Malpractice?

As you’re entering the early stages of a medical malpractice lawsuit, you wonder who you should sue for the negligence leading to an error that negatively impacted your health. Most claims name the doctor as the defendant. Yet, in certain instances, you may want to pursue the hospital. Why the Hospital? Realize that doctors typically…

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Medical Malpractice Related to Childbirth: Four Types of Claims

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or another medical professional breaches the standard duty of care, and that act of negligence results in injury to the patient. Several of these instances involve childbirth, including: Birth Injuries In this group of claims, the mother or child is injured during pregnancy or delivery. In fact, this instance…

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What Do You Need to Prove in a Medical Malpractice Case?

As with any personal injury claim, the discovery phase in a medical malpractice lawsuit is the time for gathering evidence. Information from documents and testimonies creates the backbone for proving your claim. Yet, the uniqueness of the field requires that you address multiple points: A Doctor/Patient Relationship Existed Before your claim can proceed, you and…

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How Does the Statute of Limitations Work in Medical Malpractice Cases?

Statute of limitations, the time period in which you may file a claim, exist for all personal injury cases. Within this timeframe, the plaintiff is expected to reach out to a lawyer and have the case filed. Otherwise, the court throws out the lawsuit. With medical malpractice, the courts have a particularly short period: usually,…

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How Do You Know You Have a Medical Malpractice Claim?

It’s a common misconception that if a patient is unhappy with the outcome of a medical procedure, he or she has a malpractice claim. By definition, malpractice involves a patient harmed by a doctor or other medical professional, in treatment or during a procedure, and the action directly results in pain and suffering. The scenario…

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