Clinical Medical Negligence Legal Blogs

Legal blogs regarding clinical medical negligence published by specialist personal injury lawyers, attorneys and clinical medical negligence law firms in the UK, United States and across the world.

Go Home and Relax? Hospital Misdiagnoses of Early Labor Pains

by annbailey September 10, 2013 Clinical medical negligence

The late stages of pregnancy are filled with uncertainty about when the baby will arrive. Labor may occur much sooner than the standard nine months; Amilla Taylor famously arrived into the world a mere 21 weeks and six days after conception. When it comes to identifying false labor pains, real labor pains, and the signs […]

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Medication Error? What To Do About Who’s At Fault

by Ladyblogger August 31, 2013 Clinical medical negligence

Medication Error? What To Do About Who’s At Fault Medication or prescription error is another form of negligence that is committed by physicians, pharmacists, hospitals and nurses. It’s estimated that approximately 1.5 million individuals in the hospital today are due to a medication errors. The areas can occur in several places such as nursing homes, […]

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What is the Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Negligence?

by StewartTAnn August 28, 2013 Clinical medical negligence

Filing a legal claim against a doctor or professional medical facility can be a complicated process when the case comes down to establishing actual material evidence in the case. The difference between medical malpractice and medical negligence is slim, but there is a difference when the court assesses improper actions and failure to act within […]

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A Chance to Make a Difference: Over-Prescription of Medication Claims

by Richard Console July 4, 2013 Clinical medical negligence

Each year, more people in the United States die from prescription medication overdoses than from overdoses of cocaine and heroin combined, the CDC reports. Abuse of prescription drugs, especially painkillers, has become a serious crisis around the world. If you think the problem only impacts those who willingly go looking for drugs, think again. A […]

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The dangers of retained surgical items – can I make a medical negligence claim?

by Tim Bishop June 28, 2013 Clinical medical negligence

The pain, exhaustion and anxiety you feel following surgery can be very difficult to deal with. Not only have you undergone an invasive procedure, but you also face a difficult recovery period, which will, in all likelihood, require time off work incapacitated. So, imagine how difficult it is to discover that something has gone wrong […]

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Different Comparative Negligence Laws Explained

by Peter Park June 25, 2013 Accident Claims

What happens if both plaintiff and defendant are at faulty but perhaps at a varying degree?  Who becomes liable for the plaintiff’s injury?  Or will they both be liable?  These questions led different state legislators to come up with different negligence rules to determine who should recover and how much.  Many states have different comparative […]

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How to Recognize Signs of Negligence at a Nursing Home

by Molly P. June 16, 2013 Clinical medical negligence

It is an unfortunate fact that many elderly adults have been abused by caregivers in a variety of settings. Nursing homes and assisted living facilities pose a particular issue, since loved ones are usually not in the vicinity, making seniors more vulnerable to abuse. Therefore, loved ones need to be aware of this problem and […]

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Hip Dysplasia: Claiming for a Delayed Diagnosis

by Nicholas Jervis May 13, 2013 Clinical medical negligence

Hip dysplasia is an abnormality of the hip joints. It is usually present at the time of birth and it is vital the problem is detected soon after, as this will ensure a positive outcome. If there is a delay in diagnosis, treatment will not be as effective and may lead to long-term complications. What […]

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Recognizing a Faulty Hip Implant

by LauraFrancis May 2, 2013 Clinical medical negligence

Recent media coverage of the DePuy ASR hip implant recalls has prompted hundreds of patients to share their accounts of faulty implants. But DePuy are not the only company involved in the scandal – over the last ten years, Zimmer, Wright Medical and Biomet are just some of the medical companies that have recalled hip […]

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The Jackson reforms in a nutshell

by John Hirst May 2, 2013 Accident Claims

April 2013 was a month to forget for many lawyers due to arguably the most radical changes to the Civil Procedure Rules since 1998. In January 2010 Lord Justice Jackson published his “Review of Civil Litigation Costs: Final Report” which contained a number of recommendations to reform civil litigation both generally and in relation to […]

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