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The Third Leading Cause Of Death

“Oops”, says your doctor after he botched an incision. Getting an “oops” a minute into your operation just doesn’t give you confidence in the doctor’s ability to perform his/her duty. Although in most surgeries, the patient is under anesthesia and rarely hears the doctor say any word that might cause concern for their safety. And […]

Doctor Botched the Surgery and Lied, Can We Sue?

What was supposed to be a “walk in the park” 3-hour outpatient surgical procedure turned into a nightmarish 11-hour ordeal. What started out as a routine umbilical hernia operation became a litany of medical errors that almost put the patient, a 47-year-old male, at risk of losing his intestines. The doctor who operated had performed […]

Self Help with Nursing Home Injuries

Nursing home injuries that result from neglect or abuse must be taken seriously. Every situation needs to be evaluated carefully. Not every situation justifies the filing of a medical malpractice lawsuit. Malpractice cases are expensive to pursue and require expert testimony to be successful. Where an injury quickly heals, a malpractice case may not be […]

Medical Malpractice Law Changes 2016

On March 24, 2016, Governor Mike Pence signed into law a bill which will increase Indiana’s medical malpractice cap.  The good news is that the caps were increased.  The bad news is the increases are only slight. Currently, Indiana has a set maximum amount of $1.25 million that a person can recover for a medical […]