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How to Find Malpractice Complaints Against a Doctor

It’s reasonable to assume that visiting a licensed provider is enough to ensure quality care. The licensing board is in place for a reason, after al...

What to Do If You Suspect Medical Malpractice

If you suffered complications while being diagnosed or treated for an injury or illness and you think your provider was to blame, you may have grounds...

5 Pieces of Evidence That May Strengthen Your Truck Accident Claim

It can be hard to think of the next steps after you’ve been hurt in a truck accident. Many large truck crashes result in major injuries, not to ment...

What to Know About Punitive Damages in Car Accident Cases

There are two kinds of damages that can be awarded in successful car accident cases: compensatory and punitive. The former aims to reimburse plaintiff...

4 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim 

Because medicine isn’t an exact science, it can be hard to determine when malpractice has occurred and when unanticipated complications are to blame...

Who Might Be Liable for a Sideswipe Collision?

Of the different kinds of accidents, sideswipe collisions result in the fewest traffic fatalities. That doesn’t mean, however, that they don’t lea...

Hurt in a Car Accident? Don’t Make These Common Mistakes on Social Media

From sharing recipes to planning parties, social media makes it easy to engage your friends and loved ones for virtually any reason. If you were recen...

What to Do If You Think Your Heart Surgery Complications Were Preventable

Because of its complicated—not to mention invasive—nature, heart surgery is rife with risk. While providers aren’t expected to anticipate every ...

4 Elements You’ll Have to Prove If Your Heart Surgery Failed

When you agreed to undergo heart surgery, you assumed certain risks. No branch of medicine is an exact science, after all, and unanticipated complicat...

Doctors Misdiagnosed My Heart Disease—What Kinds of Damages Can I Seek?

When you consider just how prevalent heart disease is, it’s a wonder that doctors can ever miss it. Every 36 seconds, someone in the United States d...

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