How To Ensure Valid Consent

Posted by Richard Shallcross There are a number of things that the health care provider can do to ensure that the patient’s consent is valid: The actual person who will be performing the procedure should obtain the consent and that provider should have a full...

Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Tulsa

Posted by Richard Shallcross  Contact a medical malpractice lawyer in Tulsa In general, there are no guarantees of medical results. An unanticipated or unsuccessful result from medical treatment or surgery does not, in itself, mean that medical malpractice has been...

Potential Defendants in Medical Malpractice Cases

Posted by Richard Shallcross Medical malpractice can be committed by several types of health care professionals, including doctors, surgeons, nurses, technicians and other hospital workers. In a case where a hospital employee commits malpractice, the hospital itself...

Oklahoma Nursing Home Reform Bill

 Posted by Richard Shallcross  Advocates say Oklahoma has one of the worst nursing home abuse rates in the U.S. A bill that would have brought sweeping reforms to the nursing home industry in Oklahoma has failed to move to committee, according to News9. House Bill...

Theories of Liability in Malpractice Cases

Posted by Richard Shallcross  Negligence Most medical malpractice cases proceed under the theory that a medical professional was negligent in treating the patient. To establish medical negligence, an injured patient, the plaintiff, must prove: • The existence of a...
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