Category Archives: Malpractice Lawyer

How to Report a Medical Malpractice Incident in Missouri

Medical malpractice is serious business, and the St. Louis medical malpractice attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman think such practitioners don’t deserve to be in business. Unfortunately, when such breaches in trust and care go unreported, repeat offenders can continue to … Continue reading

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Are Nursing Home Complaints in St. Louis Being Kept Secret?

In July 2015, Minnesota launched a statewide abuse reporting hotline for vulnerable adults in nursing homes, hospitals and other state-licensed facilities. Two-years later, MN DOH regulators cannot keep up. The St. Louis nursing home neglect attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman … Continue reading

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Medical Malpractice Suit Against University Hospital Moves Forward

The University of Iowa’s Hospitals and Clinics was recently sued for medical malpractice. 74-year-old Ardeth Wray is seeking $6 million from the hospital, pointing to the inadequate care of her surgeon, Dr. Jeremy Greenlee, as the cause of her subsequent … Continue reading

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Pending Legislation May Make It More Difficult to Litigate Medical Malpractice Suits

Under a bill drafted by House Republicans as part of their plan to replace former President Obama‚Äôs Affordable Care Act (ACA), low income and older Americans may find it more difficult to win lawsuits for injuries resulting from medical malpractice, … Continue reading

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Gene Testing Labs May End Up in Court for Medical Malpractice

A South Carolina woman is anxiously awaiting a state Supreme Court decision that will determine whether or not she can take action against genetic testing laboratory Quest Diagnostics and its subsidiary Athena for the wrongful death of her son. The … Continue reading

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Medical Malpractice Case Filed Against Clinic for Flesh Eating Bacteria Fatality

Medical malpractice cases can be difficult to prove. However, there are instances when enough evidence is present that the victims have the upper hand. One such case occurred recently, according to an article on the Legal Reader website. The case … Continue reading

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Defective EpiPens Could Have Put Lives at Risk

EpiPens are life-saving medical devices that contain drugs to counteract allergic reactions. For someone who relies on an EpiPen, having defective medicine inside could be fatal. Unfortunately, Mylan, the company that manufactures the EpiPen recently issued a recall. The recall … Continue reading

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Heart Surgery Led to Brain Damage and Medical Malpractice

One man was recently awarded $13 million dollars following a botched surgical procedure that took place in 2010. The medical malpractice case took several years to unfold, but once it did, the victim of the case received compensation for what … Continue reading

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Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse May Be Widespread in St. Louis

For the family who is faced with the decision to place a loved one into a nursing home, there’s no denying that it’s a hard choice to make. They do so with the utmost trust in the facility that they’ve … Continue reading

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3 Indian Drugs Recalled in the United States

Patients who go to their doctors for medical attention expect that they will get treated properly, and receive prescriptions for medications that will help them, not hurt them. According to a recent Healthworld article, three different drugs are being recalled, … Continue reading

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