Tag: Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

What is Breach of Duty in a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

People file hundreds of medical malpractice cases in Missouri every year. But not all of them are valid, and one of the reasons for that is because there was a failure to prove breach of duty. If you're considering filing a medical malpractice case, we want to make sure that you're informed about what breach […]

Written by on July 30, 2019

Could You Have a Medical Malpractice Case? What to Know

When you believe you have a medical malpractice case, there is so much that you need to know. These cases are never cut and dry, and many times, they can be hard to win. We'd like to take this opportunity to help you so you will know everything you need to know. Basic Requirements for […]

Written by on May 14, 2019

Can a Doctor’s Misdiagnosis Be Considered Malpractice?

Medical malpractice cases are fairly common in St. Louis, but many of them never get reported. That means people don’t always get the compensation they deserve when they have been injured as a result. What they often don’t realize is that a misdiagnosis can be a form of malpractice. Anyone who is the victim of […]

Written by on August 21, 2018

What to Know About Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations in Missouri

If you think you have a valid medical malpractice case in St. Louis, it’s important to know what the law says. Maybe you’ve been putting off talking with an attorney. If that’s the case, you need to understand the statute of limitations in Missouri. What Does Statute of Limitations Mean? It may seem like you […]

Written by on July 24, 2018

What to Know About Delayed Cancer Diagnosis Lawsuits

A delayed cancer diagnosis can result in tragedy for a patient. It’s no surprise that this is one of the biggest reasons why people file medical malpractice lawsuits in the United States. Even a few months can make a difference between being able to get appropriate, life saving care and being given months to live. […]

Written by on March 13, 2018

How to Report a Medical Malpractice Incident in Missouri

Medical malpractice is serious business, and the St. Louis medical malpractice attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman think such practitioners don’t deserve to be in business. Unfortunately, when such breaches in trust and care go unreported, repeat offenders can continue to harm the public. Do Your Part – Report Medical Malpractice Incidents The Missouri Health Service […]

Written by on October 5, 2017

Medical Malpractice Suit Against University Hospital Moves Forward

The University of Iowa’s Hospitals and Clinics was recently sued for medical malpractice. 74-year-old Ardeth Wray is seeking $6 million from the hospital, pointing to the inadequate care of her surgeon, Dr. Jeremy Greenlee, as the cause of her subsequent brain damage. In May 2015, Dr. Greenlee diagnosed Wray with a non-cancerous tumor in the […]

Written by on July 6, 2017

Pending Legislation May Make It More Difficult to Litigate Medical Malpractice Suits

Under a bill drafted by House Republicans as part of their plan to replace former President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA), low income and older Americans may find it more difficult to win lawsuits for injuries resulting from medical malpractice, defective drugs and devices. Your St. Louis medical malpractice lawyers at Hoffman & Gelfman want […]

Written by on June 20, 2017