Experience. Results.
ALL 50 STATES AND WORLDWIDE
1-877-695-8757
(Calls answered 24/7)

Blog

Hospitals know how to protect mothers. They just aren’t doing it.

September 11, 2018

The Scary Story The U.S. has the highest maternal death rate among the world’s developed nations – two women die in childbirth almost every day in America. Half of the deaths could be prevented if hospitals followed basic safety steps, yet many hospitals routinely fail to give women treatments that Read More

Poor communication among nurses and doctors is a primary reasons for patient care mistakes.

September 6, 2018

Doctors not listening to nurses and nurses afraid to talk to doctors is causing harm to patients. A recent study found that the hospital hierarchy puts nurses at a power disadvantage, and many are afraid to speak the truth to doctors. Video recordings also showed that nurses didn’t directly request Read More

Annual pap test a ‘thing of the past?’

August 22, 2018

Newly released cervical cancer screening recommendations push testing intervals out from once a year to once every three to five years depending on your age. Less frequent screening may save money for the health insurance companies and time and inconvenience for women, but it potentially magnifies the consequences of a Read More

VA staff plea: End ‘incompetence’

August 2, 2018

Conditions at the Washington D.C. VA facility have continued to deteriorate even after the hospital director was removed and patient-care experts were sent to help more than a year ago.  In an article published today in USA Today, patients are in “imminent danger” writing: “The Washington VA hospital made national Read More

Lack of oxygen at birth linked to autism

July 24, 2018

A recent study established a link between birth complications, such as lack of oxygen during birth, to an increased risk of autism. The chief science officer at the Autism Science Foundation said the study “adds to a growing literature” linking obstetrical complications to autism.” This study also may allow for Read More

Bone density testing needed for both women and men

July 18, 2018

As reported in the New York Times, newly updated guidelines issued by the United States Preventive Services Task Force, suggest that all women 65 and older undergo bone density screening-a brief, noninvasive, safe and inexpensive test covered by Medicare-to determine their risk of fracture and get treatment to lessen the Read More

Drug-resistant ‘nightmare bacteria’ pose growing threat

July 11, 2018

According the CDC, “nightmare bacteria” with unusual resistance to antibiotics were found more than 200 times in the United States last year. They cause illnesses that “verge on untreatable infections” where the only option may be supportive care — fluids and machines to maintain life to give the patient a Read More

New heart procedure saving preemies

June 29, 2018

An extremely delicate procedure where doctors carefully thread a tiny plug through premature babies’ 1-millimeter veins to close a defect in their hearts is allowing them to save babies that would not have survived in years past. Obviously the heart defect has to be diagnosed before any damage is done Read More

New study shows advanced cases of prostate cancer rising

June 14, 2018

In 2012, a federal advisory committee discouraged the routine use of prostate-specific antigen (PSA tests) to screen all men for prostate cancer. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said the harms of aggressively treating some early-stage malignancies detected using the PSA test outweighed any benefit.  However, a recent study showed Read More

Most women with early-stage breast cancer can skip chemo

June 6, 2018

A recently released result of the largest breast cancer study ever conducted provided yet another reason why diagnosing breast cancer early is so important: the majority of women with the most common type of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy after surgery.  According to the study, the two groups Read More

DISCLAIMER: An attorney-client relationship with us cannot be formed by transmission or receipt of the information on this Website and any information you send in an e-mail message to this website will not make you a client. We reserve the right to decline any representation for any reason. This Website is for informational purposes only and is not intended to provide legal advice. You should not act or rely on any information in this Website without seeking the advice of a lawyer

Tell us about your case. All inquiries confidential. (Required fields in bold.)

[checkmail checkmail-293 id:confirm-email "your-email"]

[recaptcha recaptcha-page id:recaptcha-page captcha_size:0.85]

I have read the disclaimer