Blog Posts in November, 2017

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  • How Long Does it Take to Settle a Class Action Lawsuit?

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 30-Nov-2017

    Each class action is different. While some are resolved in months, other can take several years. In general, the majority of class action lawsuits take between two and three years to resolve. Some can take even longer if a court ruling is appeared. Even in the simplest cases, there are numerous formal states they must go through. Below is an example of what a potential class action could look ...
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  • How Do I Know if I Have a Class Action Lawsuit?

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 22-Nov-2017

    You can turn on the news and quickly find a story on a class action settlement involving products you’re familiar with, such as medical devices, vehicles, children’s toys and household appliances. But what happens when you actually own the product? How do you get in on class action lawsuit? Are you even eligible? Joining an Existing Class Action Firstly, a class action lawsuit goes ...
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  • Surgical Never Events

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 17-Nov-2017

    Surgical procedures are meant to save or improve patient lives, but when things go wrong because of human error, the consequences can be serious. According to research from the National Practitioner Data Bank, doctors commit “never events,” which are medical mistakes that should never happen, roughly 4044 times a year. The term never events was introduced by Dr. Ken Kizer over 15 years ...
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  • Can I Sue a Nurse for Medical Malpractice?

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 7-Nov-2017

    No, doctors and hospitals are not the only ones that can be found liable for medical malpractice. In fact, any health care provider can be found at fault for injuries due to negligence. When a nurse’s negligence causes an injury to a patient, they can be sued for medical malpractice. Nurses, like doctors, are held to a certain standard or care. When a nurse’s action or failure to act ...
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