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...

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...

Medical Malpractice Claims on a Contingency Basis

Posted by Richard Shallcross  Richard A. Shallcross & Associates handles most medical malpractice claims on a contingency basis. This means that you will not pay attorney fees until we help you recover compensation for your injuries. Medical malpractice occurs...
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