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When Your Lawyer Refers You to a Doctor

In the course of my practice, I have referred only two patients to physicians for treatment. The first was a nine-year-old child. He had received a vaccination into his shoulder that was done improperly so that… >

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Who is Treating You?

When was the last time you checked on the credentials of a physician? Do you know anything about that person who is making or going to make life and death decisions for your life? Governments of all states ha… >

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Who Is Treating You?: Emergency Room Hazards

You go to an Emergency Room, you are need of care—-What care will you get? What care should you expect? Obviously, the care that you will get and should expect is going to be dependent on where you are … >

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Back Surgery Problems: Part 1

Spinal surgery has evolved over the last 30 years. The training of the surgeons has improved. The advent of CAT scans and MRI’s provided the surgeon with the information needed as to the exact pathology t… >

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Not Your Regular Case: Surprising Twist

Over the years, we have handled many cases in which there was a failure to diagnose breast cancer due to a radiologist's failure to appropriately read and interpret either a mammogram or an ultrasound. The fact… >

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Lung Cancer Litigation

In an earlier blog, I had mentioned the two types of cases that could potentially be brought on behalf of the patient who is diagnosed with late stage lung cancer. The fact that a patient has developed lung can… >

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National v. Local Law Firms: What You Should Know

National law firms have been advertising their services to a greater and lesser extent over the years. The decision to select a national law firm or a local law firm has to be made on a case-by-case basis and t… >

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Unnecessary Deaths

Every year thousands of individuals die of cancer that could have and should have been diagnosed earlier. The three most common cancers associated with unnecessary deaths and litigation are Lung Cancer, Breast … >

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Autopsy: Importance in Litigation

If a friend or loved one dies within 24 hours after entering an emergency room: GET AN AUTOPSY That is the only way you will ever really know the cause of death and probably the only way that we as attorneys … >

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Cases Rejected by Other Firms

Why would one law firm look at a case rejected by another law firm? The answer is simple—we are not infallible—but more importantly most law firms lack the experience and resources to properly evalu… >