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Medical Malpractice 101

Leighton Sr. explains the basic requirements of a viable medical malpractice claim. Leighton Rockafellow Sr. was recently recognized by “Lawyers of Distinction” for Excellence in Medical Malpractice Law.  Leighton Sr. did his Read More

Medical Malpractice Laws May Shield the Hospital

Hospital Investigations and Confidentiality By law, hospitals are required to conduct investigations when errors are committed. The purpose is to “reduce morbidity and mortality and for the improvement of the care Read More

The Supreme Court: How a Case Can Make Its Way to the Highest Court in the Land

The Judiciary, headed up by the Supreme Court, is one of three branches of our government whose role is to put a check and balance on the powers of the Read More

Medical Malpractice Payments On The Rise

Medical malpractice occurs more frequently than most people believe. If you are injured by a physician or hospital’s negligence, it is important to seek the legal advice of an experienced Read More

Misdiagnosis: A Very Common Form of Medical Malpractice

When you or a loved one suffers an injury, illness or medical condition, you expect to receive the best possible care from doctors, nurses and other health care professionals. That’s Read More

Establishing Medical Malpractice Against Your Plastic Surgeon

You went into your cosmetic surgery seeking to change your appearance for the better. You were shown dazzling before and after pictures. Yet, after your surgery, somehow you actually look Read More

Four Myths of Medical Malpractice Cases

Swirling around in the recent debates on health care in this nation has been a lot of information and misinformation about medical malpractice lawsuits and their effect on health care Read More

How to Prove OB-GYN Malpractice

Obstetricians and gynecologists (OB-GYNs) provide a variety of medical needs for women — everything from delivering babies to regular checkups. This is a highly demanding and specialized field and, as Read More

Surgical Malpractice

Surgery is a terrifying thought for most people. While most people come through surgery just fine, surgeons can make mistakes in the operating room. Many different things can cause surgical errors, Read More

Top Causes of Nursing Malpractice

If you are injured by a nurse’s negligence, you may have a case for medical malpractice. Nurses are increasingly named as defendants in medical malpractice suits. Nursing malpractice occurs when a Read More

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