Category: Medical Malpractice

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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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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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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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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Medical Malpractice Caps: What You Need to Know

November 11, 2020 | Medical Malpractice

If you have suffered physical or mental injuries as a result of medical care, then you may have the right to be financially compensated for the harm you’ve sustained. As of 2020, however, thirty...

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Javaid Perwaiz Healthcare Fraud and Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

October 19, 2020 | In the Community

Dr. Javaid Perwaiz, a Chesapeake, Virginia, obstetrician-gynecologist, has been accused of performing unnecessary surgeries and procedures on dozens of women. In addition to facing criminal charges, Dr. Perwaiz will also face civil lawsuits from patients...

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Navigating Telehealth in 2020

September 24, 2020 | Medical Malpractice

You have a sore throat and a low fever, so you’re considering scheduling a doctor’s visit. However, you live with your elderly mother, so you’re worried about the risk of exposing her to coronavirus....

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What to Consider Before Filing a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

September 23, 2020 | Medical Malpractice

We all want to be able to trust our doctors to make correct diagnoses and proper treatments to make our injuries or illnesses better – and usually, we can. Unfortunately, healthcare professionals and facilities...

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Can You Sue the Military for Medical Malpractice?

September 18, 2020 | Medical Malpractice

Military personnel and their dependents seeking treatment from a doctor at a military facility have a right to safe and competent medical care, just as patients do at civilian facilities. When a military doctor...

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