Category: Medical Malpractice

David Perecman

Attorney David Perecman appeared on FOX Business’ show “Stossel” last Friday to discuss medical malpractice litigation. He discussed the role of lawyers play in the healthcare industry, as well as the potential for unnecessary and unneeded medical testing. The show opened with the host, John Stossel, stating his hatred for “those lawyers.” Perecman kept his cool, […]

Baby in NICU

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that almost 4 million babies are born in the United States every year. Of the average 11,000 babies born every day across the nation, almost all receive an Apgar test to diagnose the newborns’ vital signs. Designed by Virginia Apgar, doctors use this to help determine how […]

An antimicrobial chemical called triclosan is found in Colgate Total toothpaste. The chemical has been linked to cancer-cell growth and fetal abnormalities in animal studies, Bloomberg News reported (8.11.14). Triclosan is also one of about 10 chemicals believed to disrupt the endocrine system to which people are regularly exposed. Concern about triclosan has grown as researchers continue […]

Was it medical malpractice? A Chinese man blew up the hospital ward and died after he decided to smoke a cigarette while undergoing treatment in a high-pressure hyperbaric oxygen chamber. The accident occurred in China at the Nanxiong People’s Hospital in Nanxiong city, reported the Daily Mail(7.31.14). Liu Hung, 65, was in a sealed chamber in which […]

Medical malpractice is a kind of personal injury case that is brought against hospitals, doctors, nurses, or other medical care professionals. Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is harmed by a medical professional who acts negligently in caring for a patient or fails to competently perform his or her medical duties. This is a time limit […]