Medical Malpractice Attorneys Examine the Pros and Cons of Litigation

Recently, there has been much debate over medical malpractice lawsuits and the potential need for tort reform across the United States. Although some experts are quick to “poo-poo” medical negligence cases as attacks on medical professionals, lawyers maintain that an individual’s right to sue is part of their bigger right to compensation for losses at the hands of others. Medical malpractice attorneys will point to certain social goals that are achieved by bringing these cases, while others may counter by pointing to the increased costs, strain on the court systems, and the high prices paid by doctors for some sort of defensive … [Read more...]

Medical Malpractice Attorneys – Negligence Takes Life of 45 Year Old

Medical malpractice attorneys in Chicago recently struck a settlement on behalf of a local family who had suddenly lost their father and husband. Abraham Pinarkyil passed away at the age of forty five following a surgery to remove a benign tumor from his heart. The Illinois medical malpractice attorneys, led by Charles Hornewer, believe that the $3.8 million settlement will help the family following this tragic event. In 2007, Pinarkyil left behind a widow, two daughters, and a son who had not yet been born at the time of his father's death. Doctors Fail to Recognize Problem and Prescribe Proper Treatment Following the initial heart … [Read more...]

Medical Malpractice Attorneys Win Verdict for Louisiana Man

Medical malpractice attorneys win a large verdict for a man and his wife after a nurse's negligence led to his brain injury. The plaintiff, Mr. Ralph LeCroy, went in to Glenwood Regional Medical Center in West Monroe, LA for a simple and routine procedure on his rotator cuff. Following his procedure, Mr. LeCroy received 50 mg of IV Demerol in the recovery room and was later transferred to another room where he was under the care of nurse Sasha Sanders. During the time LeCroy spent under Sanders' care, she failed to properly monitor his condition, provide him with proper recovery measures, follow the doctor’s orders, and make a physician … [Read more...]