Medical Malpractice Archives

Personal Injury Claims: You Lie, You Lose

Posted on : August 6, 2016 by Milles Law

Credibility is everything in any lawsuit, but particularly a personal injury case. In a recent court decision from July of 2016, a Florida District Court of Appeal dismissed a premises liability lawsuit against Lowe’s because the Plaintiff perpetrated a fraud … Continue reading

The American Contingency Fee

Posted on : July 29, 2016 by Milles Law

Contingency fees arrangements in personal injury cases such a car accidents or medical malpractice cases are critical to equal justice for hardworking, middle-class Americans. In a contingent fee arrangement, the lawyer is paid a fixed percentage out of the money … Continue reading

Pharmacy Errors and Medication Mistakes

Posted on : July 15, 2016 by Milles Law

All of us at some point must visit the pharmacy to pick up a prescription medication. We trust that our medications and prescriptions will be dispensed with care, but sometimes pharmacy staff is overwhelmed, undertrained, or careless, causing prescription errors. … Continue reading

Economic and Non-Economic Damages In a Personal Injury Case

Posted on : June 24, 2016 by Milles Law

When it comes to a personal injury case, there are two basic forms of “damages” a client may recover: economic and non-economic damages. Unlike economic damages, which reimburse victims for their out-of-pocket losses resulting from the injury, non-economic damages compensate … Continue reading

What is a Pressure Ulcer?

Posted on : June 3, 2016 by Milles Law

What is a Pressure Ulcer? Pressure ulcers — also known as bed sores or pressure wounds — are injuries to the skin and underlying tissue resulting from prolonged pressure on the skin. Bedsores most often develop on skin that covers … Continue reading

Medical Errors Are Third Leading Cause of Death

Posted on : May 12, 2016 by Milles Law

“Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the U.S., after heart disease and cancer, causing at least 250,000 deaths every year,” according to a study from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Despite reform efforts in the … Continue reading