Cause In Fact

There are two types of causation: actual cause (cause-in-fact) and proximate cause. The defendant’s actions are the cause-in-fact of the plaintiff’s injury if the plaintiff would not have been injured “but for” the defendant’s wrongful act, or if the plaintiff’s...

Individual Providers

Posted by Richard Shallcross Tulsa Individual Providers Medical Malpractice Individual providers: doctors, nurses and other health care professionals In addition to doctors and surgeons, a variety of other health care professionals, including dentists, psychiatrists,...

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...

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...

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...

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