Tag: Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Yes, You Can Sue for Malpractice for a Delayed Cancer Diagnosis – What to Know

When a cancer diagnosis is delayed, that can be devastating for the patient and the family. It can potentially steal priceless years away from them because it means that the patient’s treatment was also delayed. If this is the situation you’re currently in, it’s so important that you learn more about your rights as a […]

Written by on August 6, 2019

How to Know if Your Case May or May Not Be Medical Malpractice

If you think you might have a valid medical malpractice case, it's so important to talk with a lawyer who can guide you. Sadly, a lot of people think they have medical malpractice lawsuits, but they really don't. We'd like to help you determine the best way to tell.  Cases That are Not Medical Malpractice […]

Written by on July 11, 2019

What to Know About Lawsuits Against Hospitals and Their Employees

Medical malpractice can be an area of the law that many people find to be confusing. When filing a claim, it's important to know who it should be against – the doctor or the hospital. Quite often, people don't realize that there's a difference, and this has resulted in many lost cases.  Hospitals and Their […]

Written by on June 11, 2019

What to Know about Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in Missouri

If you have been injured as the result of what you believe was medical malpractice, it's important to know your options. One of them is filing a lawsuit, which is something that not everyone is willing to do. But the reality is that you deserve to be compensated for your injuries and the suffering you […]

Written by on April 9, 2019

An Overview: Medical Malpractice Settlements for 2018

There are some who believe that medical malpractice lawsuits are – for the most part – completely unnecessary. They think that they drive up the cost of healthcare for everyone else, and that there are too many of them filed; usually by aggressive attorneys. But the reality is that neither of these viewpoints holds true. […]

Written by on February 14, 2019

Disabled Dancer Wins $9.5 Million from Hip Surgery Law Suit

A jury recently awarded a Bootheel dancer $9.5 million in punitive damages following hip surgery. Studies show 29% of surgeries are unnecessary, with 53% shown ineffective in clinical trials, resulting in needless pain, suffering and expense. The St. Louis medical malpractice attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman want to make you aware of this alarming trend. […]

Written by on September 18, 2018

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

Gene Testing Labs May End Up in Court for Medical Malpractice

A South Carolina woman is anxiously awaiting a state Supreme Court decision that will determine whether or not she can take action against genetic testing laboratory Quest Diagnostics and its subsidiary Athena for the wrongful death of her son. The St. Louis medical malpractice lawyers at Hoffman & Gelfman want to prevent you from becoming […]

Written by on June 15, 2017

Woman Wins Medical Malpractice Lawsuit in Missouri for Embedded Needle

If you have a condition such as bulging or degenerative disks in your back, it’s natural to go to the doctor and trust that he or she will be able to help you. Most people tend to place their faith in doctors and the treatments they prescribe. According to an article on the St. Louis […]

Written by on October 27, 2016