Many medical malpractice cases survive or fail based upon the expert testimony regarding standard of care.
All articles by Ann W. Latner, JD
In the great majority of cases, the jury’s ultimate decision is in favor of the doctor.
The hazards of risking a HIPAA violation by responding to a patient online are many.
Ms W was diagnosed with hepatic failure secondary to medications.
Tendon rupture is a known risk of fluoroquinolones such as levofloxacin.
Dr D was aware that this form of birth control would be inappropriate for someone who had a history of stroke.
On appeal, the court looked at a variety of cases to determine whether Dr K had a physician-patient relationship with Mr B based on the phone call between him and Dr M.
This month we look at a case which you may have seen in the mainstream media – a case involving the drug ivermectin.
At what point does a patient become liable for their own injury when medical advice is not followed?
This month we look at a very common issue, what happens if a physician orders blood work and a patient fails to have it done and then suffers adverse consequences? It would make sense that going for ordered tests or for blood work is a patient’s responsibility once the physician has prescribed the test or…