11 07, 2016

When Hospitals Lie About Surgery Errors

By |July 11th, 2016|Medical, Surgery Errors|

Yale Medical School and its hospital, Yale-New Haven Hospital, as well as two surgeons who work at the hospital, are currently being sued for not only removing the wrong body part on a woman who underwent surgery, but allegedly […]

22 06, 2016

Is Horseback Riding the Leading Cause of Traumatic Brain Injuries?

By |June 22nd, 2016|Injury|

Sports-related injuries have received plenty of attention lately, particularly contact sports like football, rugby, and soccer; those high impact sports linked to chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE), a neurodegenerative disease linked to a history of traumatic brain injuries. However, a […]

2 06, 2016

Drinking Hazards in Providence

By |June 2nd, 2016|Injury|

Providence—as one of the nation’s oldest cities—is now also facing a severe health hazard: lead in the drinking water system. Specifically, it has gone over the recommended limit six times since 2010, as indicated by samples taken from tap […]

16 05, 2016

Medication Error Made By Dentist Allegedly Disables Child

By |May 16th, 2016|Injury, Medical, Traumatic Brain Injuries|

No one who takes their child to the dentist expects them to end up with a severe brain injury; however, that is, sadly, what one family experienced with their four-year-old daughter. After being taken to the dentist to treat […]

3 05, 2016

Hospital Chain Found To Be Making Serious Surgery Errors

By |May 3rd, 2016|Emergency Room Treatment, Medical, Surgery Errors|

A news channel investigation released on March 3rd revealed that Genesis hospitals have been making serious medical mistakes, and somewhat frequently. Specifically, four times in the last 40 days last year, surgeons mistakenly operated on the wrong side of […]

8 04, 2016

Dangerous Medical Device Goes Unreported, Injuring Many

By |April 8th, 2016|Medical|

According to a Senate report released on January 13th, serious infections have been linked to a medical device known as “closed-channel duodenoscopes”—long tubes fitted with cameras used to examine the small intestine—because of how difficult these devices are to […]

24 03, 2016

When Residential Buildings Contain Lead-Based Paint

By |March 24th, 2016|Injury, Medical, Pregnancy and Birth Injuries, Wrongful Death|

On March 12th, the New York Times highlighted the dilemma of lead paint in residences and other buildings, and the dangers they pose to everyone, including babies and women who are pregnant. Anyone who has ever rented an apartment […]

14 03, 2016

The Dangers of Electronic Health Records

By |March 14th, 2016|Medical|

Although electronic health or medical records (EHRs or EMRs) have, in many ways, improved patient care, there have also been instances where a health care professional’s reliance on them has caused some severe damage. In one particular instance, EMRs […]

1 03, 2016

When Infants Are Victims of Wrongful Death

By |March 1st, 2016|Pregnancy and Birth Injuries, Wrongful Death|

When we think of wrongful death, we often think of hospital or medical errors, or perhaps a car crash that takes a loved one. Most of us do not see the potential for someone to do wrong to an […]

19 02, 2016

Latest News & Updates on Traumatic Brain Injuries

By |February 19th, 2016|Injury, Traumatic Brain Injuries|

New information has emerged of late concerning traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) which could impact the personal injury lawsuits that sometimes accompany them in order to make victims “whole again.” Most notably, theories are emerging concerning the link between head […]