When Does a Misdiagnosis or Delayed Diagnosis Count as Medical Malpractice?

Millions of Americans are misdiagnosed every year, affecting at least one in 20 American adults. Misdiagnosis threatens the quality of healthcare around the world. If a doctor gives an inaccurate or incorrect diagnosis, it can pose great harm to the patient. Worse, if the misdiagnosed condition is contagious, it can also harm the community where…

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When Does Trucking Company Negligence Lead to a Truck Accident in Michigan?

Trucking companies are bound to hire qualified drivers, provide training, and use only well-maintained and compliant trucks. Ignoring these can lead to serious truck accidents, not just for the truck driver but for other motorists as well. Signs Indicating Trucking Company Negligence The following are the common negligent acts the commercial trucking companies commit. If…

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When is Pneumonia Misdiagnosis Considered Medical Negligence?

When is Pneumonia Misdiagnosis Considered Medical Negligence? Pneumonia misdiagnosis happens when a physician makes a wrong diagnosis or delayed diagnosis of his patient’s condition. Consequently, when a patient suffers harm or injuries from such misdiagnosis, he may sue his doctor for medical malpractice. What is Pneumonia? Pneumonia is the inflammation of the alveoli. These are…

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When Litigation is Needed in a Workers’ Compensation Claim

Most of the time, employees have no difficulties recovering from injury at the workplace.  Unfortunately, there are times when your injury will be contested directly by your employer or within your state’s workers compensation process.  This denial of workers comp benefits usually occurs when you have a severe injury and it’s apparent that your recovery…

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