21
Feb

Can I Sue the Hospital for Getting Sepsis?

Patients can sue a hospital for getting sepsis while in the care of that facility. Sepsis is the cause of 1 in 5 deaths worldwide, according to a 2020 report from the World Health Organization. Many of those cases are caused by infections caught in a hospital setting. How does one catch sepsis in a setting… Read more »

21
Jan

Who is Liable in a Truck Accident?

  When a semi-truck causes an accident, there may be multiple parties that bear responsibility. When drivers or passengers suffer injuries in an accident with a semi-truck, they may need the help of an attorney to determine who is responsible for the accident and, therefore, who is liable for damages. What Are the Consequences of… Read more »

22
Dec

Do I Need To Hire a Medical Malpractice Lawyer?

When patients are injured by a doctor’s medical error and need financial compensation to care for themselves, they can seek the help of a medical malpractice lawyer to maximize their recovery. When Should Victims of Medical Malpractice Seek the Help of a Medical Malpractice Lawyer? Unfortunately, medical errors are common in the United States. Doctors… Read more »

14
Dec

How To File a Claim for a Hospital Injury

Nevada law puts into place strict guidelines for how to file a claim for a hospital injury. These guidelines specify filing deadlines that must be met, requirements for expert testimony, rules about comparative negligence, and more. If you fail to follow the correct procedures, or miss critical steps when filing your medical malpractice claim, your… Read more »

06
Dec

How To File a Wrongful Death Claim

When a person dies due to negligence or the intentional act of another person, a family member or the executor of the deceased’s estate may be entitled to file a wrongful death claim with the help of a lawyer. What Is a Wrongful Death Claim? Nevada has specific laws for claims when a death is… Read more »

23
Nov

What Is Neonatal Sepsis?

Timely recognition and treatment of newborn infections is very important and can often avoid severe injuries or even death. New parents should be aware of the signs and symptoms of neonatal sepsis. Neonatal sepsis can often be treated with early recognition which could prevent severe injuries or even death in newborns. What Is Neonatal Sepsis?… Read more »

22
Nov

Left-Turn Accident: Who’s at Fault?

Improperly executed turns are the cause of many motor vehicle accidents. In many cases, the driver of the vehicle that made the turn is the one found to be at fault for left-turn accidents. Sometimes, however, the other driver, a malfunctioning traffic light, or a vehicle parts manufacturer may be responsible for these types of… Read more »

15
Nov

What Are the Symptoms of a Brain Injury?

Victims should be aware of brain injury symptoms so they can promptly seek medical attention. The symptoms of brain injury are varied and can be easy to miss. What Are the Different Types of Brain Injuries? There are two types of brain injury: acquired brain injury and in-born brain injury. In-born brain injuries occur before birth…. Read more »

09
Nov

This Tool May Help Detect Medical Malpractice

The Institute of Healthcare Improvement’s (IHI) Global Trigger Tool may be the best way to detect and help correct medical malpractice in hospitals. What Malpractice Is the Global Trigger Tool Trying to Detect? Hospitals and care providers commit a staggering number of errors every year. An injury or illness caused by a healthcare worker is… Read more »

08
Nov

Your First Steps After Getting Into a Trucking Accident

The first steps a person takes after getting into a trucking accident in Reno can make all the difference in whether the victim’s medical bills get paid, he or she is reimbursed for lost wages, and compensation is received for other losses, like pain and suffering. To protect the rights of crash victims and to… Read more »

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