Bedsore Lawsuit Caused by Negligence at Nursing Homes


A bedsore lawsuit is the most common type of nursing home negligence. If you or someone you know is bedridden, immobile, or unconscious, you likely know of the dangers of bedsores. Also known as pressure sores, these painful spots develop in stages and can get increasingly worse without treatment. This guide on bedsores will help […]

Birth Injury Attorney: Understanding HIE


A birth injury attorney often encounters cases of Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, or HIE, is a serious birth injury often caused by medical malpractice. Up to 60% of infants with HIE have severe disabilities or die by age two.  HIE occurs when a baby experiences limited blood flow and oxygen during fetal development, labor, delivery, or in […]

Attorney: IVF Mix-up Can Lead to Lawsuits


How to Avoid an IVF Mix-Ups Negligence is commonly the reason for most IVF mix-ups. It’s every parent’s worst nightmare: you get home from the hospital after a long, hard delivery, only to slowly realize that the baby in your arms is not yours. Plus, emotions are likely amplified as in vitro fertilization, or IVF, […]

Anesthesia Negligence or Inherent Risk?


General anesthesia negligence is a common cause of injury for many. Anesthesia ensures that procedures are completed in a controlled, comfortable, and humane way. Although anesthesia and surgery are safer than ever before, it isn’t without any risks. Here’s what you need to know. Can You Sue for Anesthesia Negligence? Yes. Doctors, nurses and other […]

Birth Injury Lawsuits Cased by Delivery Room Mistakes


A Birth injury lawsuit is most commonly caused by a doctor or nurse’s negligence. There are few things in life more devastating to a parent than an injury to their child. This is true whether they are still in the womb or collecting social security.  Parents count on their OB/GYN’s, midwives, nurses, physician’s assistants, lab […]

Anesthesia Mistakes Lead to Malpractice Lawsuits

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In the United States, anesthesia negligence is a common cause of injury. Anesthesia must be administered by either a medical doctor, called an anesthesiologist or an advanced practice nurse anesthecist (APRN.) These highly trained professionals provide service for over 60,000 operations a day in the United States and most of them are accomplished without any […]

Lawsuits for Abuse and Negligence by Home Health Aides


The service of a home health aide enables over 800,000 Americans to continue to live at home, rather than in an institution, when they are disabled, elderly and/or frail. Most home health aides are diligent providers of personal service, but there are a rising number of aides that are abusing, neglecting and/or stealing from the […]

IVF Negligence Lawsuits: Cost of Broken Dreams


People that have been unable to conceive on their own turn to fertility clinics to help them achieve their dream of having their own biological children. One of the most widely used treatments is In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), wherein a sperm and egg are combined artificially to produce an embryo. Fertility clinics have a duty […]

Are LLCs Considered “Securities” under SEC v. W.J. Howey?


If you have an interest in an LLC, it’s prudent to assess whether it might be considered a security subject to the disclosure and registration requirements under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. The answer is not always crystal clear, but there are guidelines for determining what types of […]

Pro Bono Is not the Same as Contingency


There are different types of attorney fee arrangements, including, but not limited to, pro bono, contingency fees, \ retainer fees, statutory fees, and flat fees.