Category Archives: Medical Malpractice

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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Do You Have Cause for a Medical Malpractice Claim?

Many medical malpractice cases are filed in the U.S. annually, but the majority are dismissed. How can you determine if you have cause for a claim? The St. Louis medical malpractice attorneys at Hoffman & Gelfman have identified the following … 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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Possible Medical Malpractice Cases Discovered in St. Louis at Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood is undoubtedly a hot topic in St. Louis, as well as in the rest of the country. While their abortion practices are something that many people do not agree with, as soon as it becomes clear that they … Continue reading

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Injuries From a Failed Medical Procedure Prompt a Lawsuit in St. Louis

In this day and age, technology has allowed medical professionals to improve the quality of life for patients all over the country. However, there are cases when their procedures fail, and when this occurs, sometimes patients are well within their … Continue reading

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