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Medication Errors in Healthcare Institutions

Medication errors are preventable events resulting in life-threatening medical situations, congenital deformities, permanent disabilities, and even death for unsuspecting patients. These errors are a threat to patient safety that can lead to devastating patient outcomes. Medication errors are acts of medical negligence that can occur through improper…

What to Know About Uninsured Motorist Insurance

It’s an unfortunate reality that car accidents are common, so it goes without saying that having good insurance is vital. In fact, in Florida, drivers must have certain policies in place before they even get behind the wheel. However, Florida law doesn’t require certain types of insurance,…

What is a 341 Meeting?

Bankruptcy is a complex process and can be stressful for those in debt, as the future becomes unclear and uncertain. A key component in a bankruptcy case is the 341 meeting, which is often the last step before discharging debt. This meeting is an opportunity for…

Finding the Right Doctor After a Car Accident

In any accident or injury, an experienced, caring doctor is crucial and can mean life or death in some instances. And in the cases of car accidents, having a doctor who knows what to specifically check is important. This is because certain injuries can arise…

Ophthalmologic Malpractice and Retinal Detachments

A retinal detachment is an acute medical emergency that requires prompt surgical intervention for functional vision to be preserved. According to a study done by the Ophthalmic Mutual Insurance Company, there has been an increase in medical malpractice claims due to negligence associated with the diagnosis…

What if you have a personal injury when you file a Chapter 7 bankruptcy?

If you’re in a personal injury lawsuit but also facing mounting debt, you might be considering bankruptcy. Bankruptcy is often considered to be the last resort but is sometimes essential for a debtor. However, it’s important to know that already being in the process of a personal…

Chiropractic Medical Malpractice Claims

While chiropractic errors are less discussed in the medical malpractice arena, they do still happen. Chiropractic care is an alternative medical treatment that uses non-invasive, hands-on spinal manipulations to enhance joint mobility. The treatment goal is to restore range of motion and reduce muscle spasms…

Medical Errors in Ophthalmology

The branch of medicine specializing in the function, anatomy, and diseases of the eyes is Ophthalmology, as defined by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Due to the delicate nature of the eye’s anatomy, treatment and surgeries carry a high risk for complications including hemorrhaging, macular…

Repairing Credit After Bankruptcy: How to Fix a Bad Credit Score

Many people who face mounting debt have to resort to filing for bankruptcy because there are no other options. And although bankruptcy can serve as a reset button and a fresh start, there can be significant effects on your credit. In fact, a credit score…

How to Discharge Taxes in Bankruptcy

For those who find themselves in insurmountable debt, bankruptcy is often the last resort option in order to restart. But with bankruptcy comes many rules, nuances, and confusing elements that can leave the debtor feeling stressed. This stress can intensify if the debtor has incurred tax…

Missed Diagnosis in the ICU

It is difficult to conceive how many patients suffer injuries in hospitals and urgent care centers every year due to missed diagnoses. Critically ill patients in the intensive care unit, or ICU, are not immune to medical malpractice errors caused by physicians and staff. In…

Attorney Fees and Bankruptcy: What you Need to Know

Bankruptcy can leave people feeling vulnerable, scared, and uncertain about their future. In a time of so many questions and financial sensitivity, navigating through bankruptcy can be a daunting task. This is why many people facing bankruptcy opt to hire an experienced bankruptcy attorney. But with…

Medical Malpractice: What is Cauda Equina Syndrome?

With serious medical conditions, the swift action of a doctor can mean preventing a disaster or permanent damage. This can prevent that will negatively affect a person for the rest of their life. This certainly applies to Cauda Equina Syndrome, which when not treated immediately,…

Birth Injury Cases and Hiring an Experienced Medical Malpractice Injury Attorney

The birth is a child is typically a momentous occasion and a time of great joy, marking the beginning or expansion of a family. But it can quickly turn somber if the child has experienced a birth injury.  This is even more upsetting if the…

Delay in Diagnosis of Stroke

The Badgley Law Group is an Orlando personal injury law firm that has been helping victims of medical malpractice in Florida for over thirty years. Among those cases, are victims of a delay in diagnosis of stroke. According to research conducted by physicians from the…

COVID-19 Impacts Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Centers

Coronavirus cases in Central Florida’s nursing homes and assisted living facilities have continued to rise as the state starts to reopen. There are concerns that asymptomatic staff members, including hospice and home health clinicians, will be spreading the virus from one facility to another. According…

Medical Malpractice Involving Orthopedic Cases

Claims of medical errors in orthopedic procedures are common in medical malpractice cases due to the high risk of the procedures. In studies by insurance companies, most of the orthopedic claims involved perioperative and operative cases. The anatomical sites studied included the hip, knees, and the sciatic…

Medical Malpractice and Anesthesia Errors

All surgeries and medical procedures that involve the use of anesthesia can pose potential health risks. The risk of complication is almost always expressed to the patient prior to surgery, and complications can occur from anesthesia even upon receiving the best possible medical care. However,…

Medical Malpractice: Suffering From Compartment Syndrome

Delayed Diagnosis or Misdiagnosis Can Have Severe Consequences for a Patient Medical malpractice lawsuits are more common than you realize. If you are misdiagnosed or given the incorrect treatment by a medical professional, it can result in extensive bodily harm or death. If you file…

Emergency Room Care and Treatment Failures

We have all had the unfortunate experience, for ourselves or loved ones, of having an accident, injury, or other medical crisis that required the services of a hospital emergency room.  Our expectation is that a hospital emergency room is fully equipped and prepared to handle…

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