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Bedsores: Why Do They Occur?

by Spector Injury & Accident Lawyers


Bedsores are a common and potentially serious medical condition affecting thousands of people around the country. Despite their prevalence, they are not a frequent topic of discussion. Many people either don’t really know what they are, or don’t fully appreciate the damage they inflict on the human body. What Are Bedsores? Bedsores are caused by …


How Can I Find a Good Medical Malpractice Lawyer?

by Spector Injury & Accident Lawyers


Finding the right medical malpractice attorney can be a daunting task. There are so many options that entering the words “medical malpractice attorney” into an internet search engine may yield hundreds, if not thousands, of results in your area. Additionally, the pressure to make the right choice can be intense considering the circumstances. To make …


Birth Injury Law

by Spector Injury & Accident Lawyers


If Your Baby Suffered a Birth Defect, How Do You Know if You Have a Claim Having a baby is a joyous occasion. However, this joy can quickly turn to sorrow if the baby is born with a birth defect. Birth defects are abnormalities that arise during prenatal development and affect thousands of babies every …


How Long Does a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Take to Resolve?

by Spector Injury & Accident Lawyers


The healthcare system is an integral part of every community. It ensures citizens receive necessary medical attention when they need it, helping them to get well and continue being productive members of society. However, more often than one would hope, visiting the hospital causes patients further injury due to medical malpractice. According to a John …


How Do You Know If You Have a Malpractice Suit Against a Doctor or Hospital?

by Spector Injury & Accident Lawyers


When Do Medical Mistakes Give You the Right to Sue for Malpractice? You trust your doctor and other health care providers to provide skilled care for you and your family. Unfortunately, tragic mistakes do happen. CNBC cites studies that indicate medical mistakes in the U.S. may result in 250,000 to 440,000 deaths each year. Researchers …


What To Do If You Experience Medical Malpractice?

by Yale Spector


Medical Malpractice cases require a thorough understanding of the law and knowing the signs of Medical Malpractice. If you feel that you are a victim of Medical Malpractice, take a look at the steps you should take to make sure you are protecting your rights. Don’t Be Afraid to Ask Questions If there is ever …


Medical Negligence and Malpractice During the Holidays

by Yale Spector


The holidays are an extremely busy time in most people’s lives. From traveling to extreme weather conditions to cooking up homemade meals for the family, accidents are bound to happen. Accident statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) showed that in 2018, between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day, over 1,000 driving fatalities …


Parents Seek Millions in Malpractice Lawsuit

by Yale Spector


Parents Seek Millions in Malpractice Lawsuit On August 19, 2015, a malpractice lawsuit was filed with the United States District Court in the District of Puerto Rico against the hospital and the doctors who delivered and cared for a Texas, baby boy. The parents of the baby claim the medical staff breached numerous standards of …


Medical Errors Leading to Patient Injuries and Damages

by Yale Spector


When a patient seeks care from a medical provider or facility, they trust it with their health and safety. As a patient, you expect that you will receive a high quality of care and that your provider will treat your safety as a top priority. However, if you experience a medical error during this process, …


A Medical Malpractice Definition

by Yale Spector


What You Need to Know Good health is undoubtedly the most valuable thing a person can have. However, it is also one of the most fragile things. There are many factors, such as bacteria, viruses, lifestyle habits, and even accidents that can compromise your health. Data gathered by the National Center for Health Statistics (part …