Not everything bad that happens in a hospital is medical malpractice …

Here’s the story: Miami Bascom Palmer surgical table collapse is an ordinary negligence claim per judge, not subject to medical malpractice rules The test for whether a claim is “medical malpractice” boils down to the use of professional judgment. If the medical or nursing error involves the use or failure to use good professional judgment […]

If You Have My Film on the ‘Lightbox’, Diagnose Me Now – Not Later

Wisdon comes with winters. Oscar Wilde A recently filed West Virginia case presents a common issue in medical malpractice cases. The human and economic costs of injuries pile up when radiology films are not properly read. The purpose of radiology tests like MRI’s is to correlate clinical signs and symptoms to findings on films. Underlying […]

Happy Burns Supper

Ye ugly, creepin, blastit wonner, Detested, shunn’d by saunt an’ sinner, How daur ye set your fit upon her- Sae fine a lady? Gae somewhere else and seek your dinner On some poor body. History of Burns Supper

On Improving Client Care

“The human mind always makes progress, but it is progress in spirals.” Madame de Stael A radiologist was recently called out of town on a trip that required more driving than he was used to lately. Between his tele-radiology readings at home and the pandemic restrictions, he found that he wasn’t used to travel and […]

Any Colour You Like

Weeks ago, the frozen ground disappeared under accumulating sheets of ice and snow. Gelid winds are shaking the naked black arms of trees and driving fresh alabaster dust into the world. The sky is low, gray, dense, and threatening. Days like this are made for looping electronic samples and Thom Yorke’s forlorn wail, backed by […]

This Is How We Do It.

This opinion piece in a local Florida paper is a decent summary of the pitfalls created by Florida’s legislature to keep victims of medical malpractice out of court. Please take care hiring a lawyer to investigate your serious medical malpractice claim. Medical malpractice cases are some of the most expensive and difficult to take through […]