Medical Malpractice: Da Vinci Robot, Would You Trust a Robot with a Scalpel?

New technology in medicine continues to improve the health and longevity of many patients.  But what happens when a new technology is adopted too fast and used by inexperienced or poorly trained doctors?  A Tennessee woman found out when she was injured as the result of a flawed robotic hysterectomy surgical procedure in 2011 done by an…

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Appeal Court Decision: Cruise Lines Can Now Be Sued for Medical Malpractice

Each week, passengers all over the country looking for a vacation board huge cruise ships to sail away to tropical and exotic lands.  But what happens if you are injured while on a cruise ship and the ship’s doctor is negligent in treating your injuries?  This happened to one woman’s elderly father.  He fell and bashed his head…

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Extreme Medical Malpractice Case in South Dakota Leaves Dozens Injured and Dead

The term sociopath gets thrown around a lot in movies and on TV. But what exactly defines a sociopath?  The definition states that sociopaths have little regard for the feelings of others and manipulate others in order to get what they desire.  That description fits a South Dakota doctor, Dr. Allen Sossan, who has been accused…

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Study Finds Half of Hospital Deaths Caused by Sepsis

Sepsis is a sometimes fatal complication of an infection which occurs when chemicals released into a person’s bloodstream to fight the infection trigger inflammatory responses throughout the body. These inflammatory responses can cause a multitude of changes which can damage multiple organ systems. This can lead to organ failure and death.   A recent study…

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Two Wisconsin Lawsuits Challenge State’s Unfair Medical Malpractice Cap

Every action has a consequence.  It is these consequences that hold people accountable.  Medical malpractice lawsuits not only hold doctors and nurses accountable but they also provide compensation to victims whose lives have been changed forever.  Medical malpractice caps are unfair laws which limit medical malpractice victim’s recovery as well as giving immunity to those…

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