Blog Posts in June, 2017

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  • Can You Sue an Entire Hospital for Malpractice?

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 28-Jun-2017

    If you are injured by a medical professional during the course of treatment at a hospital, who is liable? Should you sue the health care practitioners, or can you go after the entire hospital for malpractice? If you are seeking damages, it is important to know who is liable before you build your case. Employee or Independent Contractor? Hospitals are usually responsible for the actions of their ...
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  • How Long Does a Hospital Have to Respond to a Grievance?

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 19-Jun-2017

    In 2004, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) issued a revision to the interactive guidelines related to patient grievances. One of the most notable changes in the guidelines discussed the timeline in which a hospital has to respond to a grievance, which is important for victims of medical malpractice. Typically, the final step in a medical malpractice case is the drafting and ...
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  • How to File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 15-Jun-2017

    If you have been injured in a hospital and are thinking about filing a medical malpractice lawsuit, you should be prepared for what that entails. You’ll need to comply with pre-suit requirements, collect copies of your medical records, and draft and file your complaint. Learn the basics to filing a medical malpractice case below. Consult with an Attorney The world of medical malpractice is a ...
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  • How to Find Out if Your Doctor has Any Malpractice History

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 6-Jun-2017

    When it comes to deciding on a doctor, one of the first things you should look at is their history of medical malpractice. Unfortunately, finding this information isn’t as easy as it should be, especially when a doctor has changed the state in which they practice. If you’re in the market for a new doctor, take these steps find out about their past: Select a few doctors to research. ...
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