Contact a Tulsa Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Posted by Richard Shallcross  Patients are entitled to complete information about treatments or procedures they will undergo. Failure to provide the information can subject the health care providers to legal liability.  If you think you may have a claim based on the...

Exceptions To Obtaining Valid Consent

Posted by Richard Shallcross  Emergency situations. In emergency situations, there is not always time to obtain a patient’s informed consent, or the patient may be unconscious and unable to communicate. If an emergency involves risk to the patient’s life or the...

Contact a Tulsa Medical Malpractice Attorney

Posted by Richard Shallcross If you or someone you love has been injured as a result of negligent conduct by a health care provider, an experienced medical malpractice attorney can see you through the complicated legal maze of a medical malpractice lawsuit. Contact a...

Types of Consent

Posted by Richard Shallcross  Medical Malpractice Attorney located in Tulsa Types of consent: express and implied Informed consent may be either “express” or “implied.” Express consent is given in writing or orally. If a patient’s consent is written, it should include...

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...

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...

Lack of Communication in Misdiagnoses

Posted by Richard Shallcross Nobody wants to spend a long time at the doctor’s office. Yet the quick in-and-out of a routine doctor’s visit may play a role in misdiagnoses, a new study found. The study, published online in the Feb. 25 edition of JAMA Internal...
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