Bo and Lauren discuss an uptick in elective surgeries, and the types of mistakes that can lead people to our door. If you want to know whether your bad outcome was caused by negligence – call us today – 540-985-0098.
We may be reaching the end of Virginia’s longstanding and patently unjust limitation on damages in a medical malpractice lawsuit. Under Virginia law, the amount recoverable in a medical malpractice lawsuit is capped by statute. It does not matter the degree of negligence, sky-high medical bills, or the pain and suffering of patients and loved
This is a difficult article to write. It is personal and raw. 8 years ago my husband and I joined a group of parents we didn’t want to join. The group that understands how fragile life, health and happiness can be. A group of parents who has seen their children on ventilators. A group of
I would like to start with the following statement – NO ONE SHOULD WANT TO HAVE A MALPRACTICE LAWSUIT. Being a plaintiff (that is what we call the party who files a lawsuit) is not fun. It’s emotionally exhausting, people pry into your personal and professional life, and you spend a year being judged, questioned,
Have you ever read your medical records from your healthcare providers? I know…it is too hard and too time consuming. But if you read them you might be shocked at how inaccurate they are on some very basic and potentially life threatening ways. Examples I have seen include the wrong blood type, failing to include
This week, I received an email from a client explaining how their life is so drastically different now, than it was before their healthcare trauma. They had a wonderful, productive life before. Now, after almost dying, being on a ventilator, losing work, self esteem, etc. – life is much altered. Life is much harder. In
Yes they are related. Telemedicine, or the use of remote audio-visual technology to provide medical care has been around for years. It probably got its first start when smaller rural hospitals used remote radiologists to interpret x-rays, CTs, and MRI studies during the middle of the night or on weekends when local radiologists were unavailable.
If you have been to a doctor in the last year, it is likely someone asked you if you wanted to sign up for the Health System online portal. Lewis Gale uses MyHealth One Carilion / Ballad Health / CVS use MyChart Each and every provider has their own way to confirm appointments, offer test
Why does this keep happening? A Richmond area radiologist, Michael J. Bigg, MD, has been summarily suspended from medical practice amid allegations of repeatedly missing signs of cancer in his patients’ mammograms. The Virginia Board of Medicine found Michael J. Bigg’s practice constituted a danger to public health or safety. Dr. Bigg owns the Allison
If I, as a daughter, mother, patient, plaintiff’s medical malpractice attorney could ask Physicians to do just one thing, it would be – TELL ME WHAT YOU TELL THE OTHER DOCTORS IN MY MEDICAL RECORDS. That may seem like an odd request, but please, if you have a minute, or two, keep reading. So often