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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 […]

When A Routine Medical Procedure Turns Deadly

What was deemed a simple medical procedure lasting just two hours became a complex seventy two-hour race to save your life. The tests that were being performed were supposed to be routine. You were told, “there’s nothing to worry about, we’ve done this procedure hundreds of times, you’re in safe hands.” It’s always good to […]

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 […]

Can Medical Malpractice Be Avoided?

Here are some ideas on how to minimize your chances of being a victim of a medical mistake. First, keep good records of your own about your symptoms, such as when they first appeared, and whether treatment efforts have helped. Second, know your medical test results and keep records of test results, such as x-ray […]