Articles Tagged with Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

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A New Orleans woman is seeking damages, claiming that a dentist caused her physical pain.

A medical malpractice lawsuit filed last month states that the plaintiff was scheduled to have an apicoectomy (root end surgery). During surgery, the plaintiff alleges that the doctor injured her nasal cavity which resulted in both physical pain and financial stress. She seeks an undisclosed amount in damages.

When a victim of medical negligence, many people find that they simply do not have the financial assets needed to weather the storm without help. This is when litigation funding may be helpful. It is clearly something to consider if you find yourself asking your attorney to accept an inadequate settlement offer just because of serious financial need.

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A woman filed a medical malpractice lawsuit alleging negligence in the treatment of her son. She contends that a negligent medical procedure resulted in permanent injuries to her son.

According to the complaint, in January 2015, the child was taken to the medical facility and diagnosed with having a large cystic neoplasm. After a required CT scan, the suit says, an attempt to remove a tooth was not successful due to an extensive rush of blood. The child was transferred to a local children’s hospital to undergo another surgery. There he sustained respiratory failure following trauma and surgery, an acute ischemic left a middle cerebral artery (MCA) stroke and bleeding, according to the claim. The child was left with aphasia and right hemiparesis, the suit says.

The plaintiff alleges that the defendants failed to properly and adequately evaluate the cyst or tumor, leading to permanent and severe neurological disability. As a result, she suffered loss of earning capacity, medical expenses and mental anguish.

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Any delay or failure to provide the appropriate standard of care could be grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. Compensation may be available for medical expenses, funeral and burial expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering and other damages.

A medical malpractice lawsuit alleges a surgeon ignored warnings from a nurse anesthetist, who said a patient could not be safely sedated because he weighted in excess of 330 pounds.

A 50-year-old man went to the hospital complaining that he felt a particle of food stuck in his throat. At the time of arrival, he was able to talk and breathe without difficulty. He was even joking with the hospital staff, according to the lawsuit.

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Every year, hundreds of medical malpractice lawsuits are filed over a failure to diagnose, delayed diagnoses or misdiagnoses – all of which can lead to life-threatening consequences.

Following is an example of how health care providers can negligently cause harm to patients. During the lengthy litigation process, Lawsuit Financial may be able to assist the plaintiff with immediate financial obligations.

A wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against a New Hampshire hospital, claiming that a woman died after antibiotics were not prescribed for a severe urinary tract infection.

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A couple has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit alleging a hospital failed to timely and properly diagnose a stroke. Two doctors were also named as defendants in the suit.

In December 2014, the couple went to the ER because the woman was complaining of syncope (a temporary loss of consciousness, commonly referred to as fainting, or passing out), right-sided weakness in her arm and leg, dizziness, and slurred speech according to a complaint. She said there is a family history of stroke.

The ER physician diagnosed the woman with transient ischemic attack (a mini-stroke); she received no treatment. In the early morning hours, she suffered another stroke that left her with paralysis of her right side, slurred speech, and permanent neurological injuries, according to the lawsuit. The complaint alleges that the defendants acted negligently and carelessly by failing to timely, properly, and adequately evaluate, treat, and/or refer her for symptoms of stroke.

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Medical errors and mistakes are far too common and can lead to serious injury and even death. In cases when a patient dies from the error or negligence, the surviving family members can file a wrongful death lawsuit. Once a medical malpractice lawsuit is filed, the time between the lawsuit and settlement can stretch over years. A victim who has already suffered from the injustice of injuries may not have the financial means to wait for compensation without the help from a litigation funding expert.

A woman’s family filed a medical malpractice lawsuit alleging a hospital and doctor failed to provide proper medical, ultimately causing the death of their loved one. According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges the patient suffered a seizure resulting in the deterioration of her health. The suit also alleges the defendants failed to properly evaluate the patient’s condition and discharged her from the hospital, which resulted in a ruptured aorta.

The plaintiff seeks judgment against the defendant in an amount greater than $50,000.

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Patients want and deserve quality medical care and treatment, but far too often mistakes happen. When catastrophic medical error occurs, it is important that victims or their family members pursue justice.

Following is a case that shows how long medical malpractices case can take to settle. Yet, it is important to seek justice no matter how long. Unfortunately, many victims will struggle financially during this time as the insurance company obligated to pay damages on behalf of those they insure will deny, delay, and defend the claim. As a result, many injured victims will seek pre-settlement lawsuit funding as an appropriate financial lifeline.

Twelve years ago, a woman was about 40 weeks pregnant when she went to an Illinois hospital after experiencing decreased fetal movement from her unborn child. She was evaluated by a first-year resident who determined the unborn child was in fetal distress. However, another 11 hours passed before the woman was seen by an obstetrician. By the time an emergency C-section was performed, the baby had suffered brain damage. The child was later diagnosed with severe cerebral palsy and a seizure disorder.

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An epidural injection is used to alleviate pain felt from by a herniated or bulging disk or spinal stenosis; it is also used during child birth and before performing surgeries. While an epidural injection is supposed to numb the pain it can sometimes cause the opposite effect leading to serious health risks and complications.

If you or someone you love has suffered from serious health complications after an epidural injection, it is advisable to contact a personal injury attorney. Once you file a medical malpractice lawsuit, if you are suffering immediate financial loss, contact a Lawsuit Financial, a leader in providing no-risk lawsuit cash advances during pending litigations.

A woman has filed a lawsuit alleging she suffered a spinal injury in April 2015, after an epidural for surgery. The lawsuit states that she suffered from a severe cervical spinal cord injury, which further resulted in disability, pain and suffering, disfigurement, and aggravation of a pre-existing condition. The plaintiff alleges the defendants failed to document the location of the needle and catheter before performing the injection. The complaint also states that the doctor allegedly failed to recognize that he was injecting directly into the spinal cord and/or thecal sac. The plaintiff seeks a trial by jury and an undisclosed amount in compensation.

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Patients depend on doctors and other medical professionals for their health and well-being. Yet, carelessness and negligence still occurs when doctors, hospitals, or medical professionals deviate from the recognized “standard of care” in treating a patient. When a medical error or negligence that could have been avoided causes a patient injury or death, it is medical malpractice.

When doctors, nurses, and other health care professionals are negligent, they should be held accountable for harm done. The first step in filing a medical malpractice lawsuit is to speak with an experienced attorney about your case. An attorney can help guide you in order to determine whether you have a viable case.

If an attorney takes your case and files a lawsuit, it doesn’t mean road to justice will be easy. Unfortunately, in most cases hospitals, doctors, and other health care professionals are not willing to accept blame for negligence. They will hire a high-powered legal team that will deny, delay, and defend the claim as long as possible. As the litigation process drags on, you may face the risk of financial ruin; you may even be unable to afford basic living expenses.

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Two people are suing several medical care providers, alleging medical negligence resulted in the patient suffering a stroke, ultimately resulting in a permanent brain injury.

The complaint filed on December 29, alleges a medical center, physician group, and several related corporate entities failed to provide proper care to the mother-to-be while she was hospitalized to give birth. The suit alleges that the woman suffered a stroke and serious physical injuries, including permanent brain injury. The defendants are accused of negligence for failing to rule out preeclampsia, failing to obtain an ultrasound, failing to adequately treat hypertension and failing to deliver the baby in a timely manner. The complaint also alleges failure to diagnose and treat a hypertensive crisis.

The plaintiffs request a trial by jury and seek judgment against the defendants in an amount greater than $50,000.