The Perils of Copy and Paste in Electronic Medical Records

In the fast-paced world of modern medicine, electronic health records (EHRs) have become indispensable tools for healthcare providers. They promise efficiency, accuracy, and improved patient care. However, lurking within these digital archives lies a… Read More
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Medical Malpractice Incidents Increase With Daylight Savings Time? Study Suggests It's True

As a plaintiff’s malpractice lawyer, it’s crucial to stay updated on the latest research shedding light on medical errors. Recently, a significant article published on EurekAlert! has unveiled alarming statistics regarding diagnostic erro… Read More
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Navigating Wrongful Death Claims in Missouri: A Comprehensive Guide for Plaintiffs

Losing a loved one is an unimaginable tragedy, made even more difficult when it results from someone else’s negligence or malpractice. In Missouri, the legal system provides a means for surviving family members to seek justice through a wrongfu… Read More
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The Power of Asking "What's the Worst Thing" in Medical Treatment

When seeking medical care, we trust our doctors to provide us with the best possible care and advice. After all, they’ve spent years in education and training to ensure our well-being. However, medical malpractice cases still occur, and they of… Read More
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Anchoring Bias in Emergency Rooms: A Malpractice Attorney's Perspective

Emergency rooms are fast-paced environments where medical professionals make critical decisions under pressure. While most healthcare providers strive to deliver the best care possible, cognitive biases can sometimes lead to errors that harm patients… Read More
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How Doctor-Patient Communication Problems Can Lead to Medical Malpractice Cases

Effective communication between doctors and patients is the cornerstone of high-quality healthcare. It is not merely a courtesy, but a fundamental requirement for proper diagnosis, informed decision-making, and patient safety. Unfortunately, when com… Read More
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The Crucial Role of Expert Medical Witnesses in Medical Malpractice Litigation

In the realm of medical malpractice litigation, the role of expert medical witnesses cannot be overstated. These professionals play a pivotal role in helping plaintiffs prove their cases by providing crucial testimony and analysis. In Missouri, exper… Read More
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Nursing Home Neglect

Placing a loved one in a nursing home is a difficult decision that requires trust in the facility’s ability to provide compassionate and adequate care. Unfortunately, cases of nursing home neglect and abuse do occur, causing harm and distress t… Read More
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My Client Will Die

It is 1:30 in the morning, the night before I mediate a major medical malpractice case. I have spent dozens of hours in the last few weeks preparing. I tend to treat a big mediation the way I treat trial — I over-prepare. Preparation is my security… Read More
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How to Avoid Falling Victim to Hospital’s Mistakes

While our firm exists to help you if you have been the victim of medical malpractice, our hope is you never need our services. So what can you do to avoid falling victim to a doctor or hospital’s mistake? Clearly identify yourself, using your f… Read More
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