Archives for April 2021

How Shared Notes Will Change Medical Care

April 15, 2021 | Medical Malpractice

In a move that could protect Americans from the dangers of medical mistakes and malpractice, a new federal rule just took effect that will give patients better access to their complete health records. The...

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Five Influential Women in D.C. Metro History

March 16, 2021 | In the Community

March is Women’s History Month, a time to celebrate the accomplishments of women throughout history. As an all-female law firm, Bertram Law Group would like to highlight five of the many notable women who...

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Hundreds of Doctors Fired by VA May Still Be Treating Veterans

March 12, 2021 | Military Medical Malpractice

Given the sacrifices they’ve made for our country, veterans, at the very least, deserve high-quality medical care and attention. Unfortunately, it appears many veterans are actually being treated by doctors who’ve been fired by...

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Do I Need a Military Medical Malpractice Injury Lawyer?

Veterans and military personnel deserve qualified and compassionate medical care just like everyone else. But when the medical system fails them, it can be challenging for them to pursue a medical malpractice claim against...

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Patient Says Hospital Radiology Department Missed Her Cancer, Then Covered It Up

March 5, 2021 | In the Community

A Kentucky woman is suing a hospital where she alleges employees failed to warn her of an abnormal mammogram that has now led to terminal breast cancer. Not only that, there’s evidence to suggest...

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Prison Sentence for VA Doctor Who Misdiagnosed Patient 

March 3, 2021 | Misdiagnosis

A Veterans Administration (VA) pathologist who admitted a substance abuse problem has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after misdiagnosing a patient who later died as a result of his actions, according to...

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Can I Sue the Military for Over-Prescription of Pain Medication?

Addiction and abuse of pain medications – particularly opioids – has become a serious health crisis in the United States. As such, much of this crisis is believed to have been fostered by the...

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Thinking About a Home Delivery Midwife? What You Need To Know

January 14, 2021 | Birth Injury

Most pregnant women in America prefer to give birth in a hospital or birthing center, attended by a licensed obstetrician. However, a small but growing number are choosing to deliver at home, attended by...

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Statement from Bertram Law Group on the Capitol Building Attack

January 8, 2021 | In the Community

Advocates for the public, the legal team at Bertram Law Group, PLLC stands for equality, justice, and accountability. As many Americans already know, an attack on the Capitol in Washington, D.C. occurred on January...

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Military Birth Injury Lawsuits: What You Need to Know

January 8, 2021 | Birth Injury

Military birth injury lawsuits involve complex federal laws and medical malpractice principles. The injury team at Bertram Law Group has prepared this guide to explain what you need to know about these types of...

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