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Damage Caps Unconstitutional – Wisconsin

We are happy to share the news that the 1st District Court of Appeals in Wisconsin ruled that a cap on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases is unconstitutional.

Where Is The Justice?

The only way to protect Americans is to stop pandering to insurance companies.

What You Should Do After A Car Accident

Even minor impacts can cause injuries. You might not feel your injuries until hours or days after the crash.

What To Do If You Are In A Car Accident

Learn what to do if you have been in a crash, and how to protect yourself in the future.

Update Oppose Hr 1215 Protect Victims Rights

H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act is going to the House floor this week. This massive medical malpractice bill also applies to nursing home and drug and device cases.

Understaffed Medical Facilities Amplify Medical Errors

Understaffing at hospitals or nursing homes can result in patients not receive appropriate care; providers miss signs and symptoms of a serious condition, or abuse and neglect.

The Irony Of Embryonic Stem Cell Research

A U.S. district judge granted a preliminary injunction today to stop federal funding of embryonic stem cell research because it destroys embryos, which violates the DWA

The Big Picture Of Litigation

An attorney’s goal should be to achieve the best result under the circumstances. Clearly the client’s interests are priority number one; however, you should also be mindful of your ethical obligations and moral responsibilities

Take Care of Your Heart

Take care of your heart, and your heart will take care of you. Although the heart is very resilient, it cannot survive too much abuse. Making several lifestyle changes can reduce the risk of heart disease

Preventable Medical Errors Kill Americans At An Alarming Rate

Scientific American reports that “the true number of premature deaths associated with preventable harm to patients was estimated at more than 400,000 per year.”

Prescription Of Opioids Presents Medical Malpractice Risk

The use of pain medication in the U.S. is alarming. The medical malpractice risk arises because these powerful pain medications are highly addictive, even after short-term use.

Physician Insurance Companies Peddle False Narratives

Lobbyists for doctors and their insurers met to draft an overhaul of the nation’s medical malpractice laws. The legislation proposed strict limits on damages for the people most victimized by preventable medical errors.  

Oppose Hr 1215 Protect Victims Rights

The American Bar Association penned a letter to the House Judiciary Committee expressing opposition to HR 1215. They are working to protect victims’ rights to hold wrongdoers accountable.

Medical Negligence

In Arizona, juries are instructed that medical negligence is the failure to comply with the applicable “standard of care.” Are doctors allowed to make mistakes?  Yes, sometimes.  Some mistakes are considered acceptable.