Texas Family Files Medical Malpractice Lawsuit against Emergency Room Chain

A Texas family has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against Excel ER, an emergency room chain, following a series of events that would change their lives in the worst way possible. In a startling example of how a missed diagnosis can end in tragedy, Excel ER may be facing more than a single lawsuit out… Read More

Medical Malpractice

When you are ill, injured, or have a medical concern, you seek out the help of trained professionals to find answers and get the treatment you need. But what happens if that professional does not hold up to the high legal and medical standards of their profession? What happens to you and your family if… Read More

Medical Error Data Causes Advocates to Push for Patient Safety

Over the past couple of years, several reports have surfaced indicating the large number of medical errors that occur every year in the United States. An article published by CNBC in February 2018, highlights how recent data is causing advocates to push for patient safety. Let’s take a look at what recent data says about… Read More

Medtronic Recalls 48 Implantable Cardiac Defibrillators Due to Manufacturing Error

A manufacturing error has resulted in a Class I recall of Medtronic implantable cardiac defibrillators. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warns consumers that using the recalled devices could result in serious injury or death. Read on to learn more about the recalled products, and what you should do if you are impacted by… Read More

The Hidden Agendas in Healthcare Reform

The past few months have been ripe with talk about healthcare reform. The United States Senate has been focused on health care bills, and the U.S. House of Representatives is voting on a number of medical malpractice-related legislation. In a time when our political and healthcare systems seem more volatile than ever, many are questioning… Read More

What Should You Expect if a Surgical Error Happens to You?

At Daic Law, our team was dismayed at a report published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) in July, which indicated that surgeons may or may not fully disclose events leading to surgical errors, and often do not apologize. In light of this report, we decided to provide our readers with information… Read More