Neurogenic Bladder

by Admin | Jun 01, 2023 | Medical Issues/Negligence

The nerves and muscles of the urinary system work together to hold and release urine at the right time. Ordinarily, the nerves carry messages between the bladder and the spinal cord and brain telling the muscles in the bladder to tighten or release. However, in someone suffering from a neurogenic bladder, these nerves and muscles do not communicate and work together the way they should–causing issues with the storage and release of urine from the body. When a neurological condition affects the way someone’s bladder functions, it is referred to as a “neurogenic bladder.” These “neurological conditions” can be injuries...

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Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)

by Admin | Jun 01, 2023 | Medical Issues/Negligence

There are two types of veins in the body: superficial veins and deep veins. Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) occurs when a blood clot develops in a “deep vein.” This can happen when the vein becomes damaged or if the blood flow within the vein slows down or stops. While superficial veins lie just below the skin’s surface, deep veins are located deep within the muscles and are not as easily accessible. DVT can occur in any deep vein, but most commonly occurs in the legs–typically in the upper thigh or calf. DVT can also occur in the arms and the...

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Everything You Need To Know When Researching Hospital Negligence Lawyers

by Admin | Feb 23, 2023 | Uncategorized

Being admitted to the hospital is a serious enough incident, but when something goes wrong due to the hospital’s negligence, figuring out how to research hospital negligence lawyers can be an overwhelming task. There are many factors that go into selecting an attorney who can assist you in the aftermath of an incident like this, and parsing them all out can be especially difficult if you or your family member is ill or injured. Bonner Law, a leading malpractice law firm based in South Florida, put together this guide to help you quickly get to the key details you need,...

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How to Hire an Attorney for Malpractice

by Admin | Feb 01, 2023 | Medical Malpractice

Hiring an attorney for malpractice is no easy feat, especially since you or one of your loved ones is already dealing with the aftermath of the event that forced you to seek an attorney in the first place. Bonner Law, a leading Miami malpractice attorney, recognizes how many challenges the victims of medical malpractice are facing so they have created a guide to help. Follow these steps and tips to ensure that your process of hiring an attorney to represent you is as seamless as possible. 6 Steps When Hiring a Malpractice Attorney Outline the details of your case. A...

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Understanding the Role of your South Florida Medical Malpractice Attorney

by Admin | Jan 27, 2023 | Medical Malpractice

If you live in Florida and have been a victim of medical malpractice, you may need to seek a South Florida medical malpractice attorney. A good first step is to get a solid understanding of what a medical malpractice attorney does, what the general parameters around medical malpractice are and how to uncover what your rights might be under Florida Law. This guide will also help you prepare for your first meeting with your potential medical malpractice attorney, as well as provide some guidance as to how to make your selection. Michael P. Bonner, founder of Miami-based Bonner Law Firm,...

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Getting Familiar with the Common Types of Medical Malpractice

by Admin | Jan 09, 2023 | Uncategorized

It might be surprising to learn that medical malpractice affects many people in the United States. Getting familiar with the common types of medical malpractice is a good place to start if you or a loved one feels they may be entitled to compensation due to the negligence of a medical professional. Malpractice takes many forms and the impact can range from short-term problems to permanent, life-changing health problems and even death. With an estimated 250,000 Americans dying from medical malpractice related incidents each year, it’s important to know everything we can about holding those who were negligent accountable. 7...

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Understanding IV Complications and When You Need an Attorney for Medical Malpractice

by Admin | Jan 05, 2023 | Legal Questions/Issues Medical Issues/Negligence

IVs or intravenous therapy can be lifesaving, but, if mistakes are made, can lead to life threatening consequences. An attorney for medical malpractice can help you navigate the aftermath of this type of medical complication. If you or a loved one has experienced a medical problem due to the negligence of a medical professional’s administration of an IV, this guide will help get you started as you determine if you may need an attorney for medical malpractice. Frequently Asked Questions About IVs and Hiring an Attorney for Medical Malpractice What is intravenous therapy? Intravenous therapy (commonly referred to as an...

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What To Do When Delivery Room Errors Happen

by Admin | Jan 05, 2023 | Firm News

If you have experienced negligence in the delivery room, you may need to contact a hospital malpractice lawyer. The unfortunate fact is that labor and delivery can quickly transform from what should be one of the happiest moments of your life into a life-threatening emergency for both mother and baby. When Labor and Delivery Nurses or Obstetricians do not follow the standard of care in an emergency situation, their negligence can cause devastating injuries, or even death, to both the mother and baby. While this scenario can be devastating to the entire family, a hospital malpractice lawyer may be needed...

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Your Guide To Hiring A Wrongful Death Lawyer

by Admin | Dec 21, 2022 | Legal Questions/Issues

If one of your family members has been a victim of wrongful death, you may feel overwhelmed by where to turn. An experienced wrongful death lawyer can help you understand your rights and alleviate some of your stress so that you can focus on getting through your time of grief. This brief guide will help you gain a working knowledge of what parameters are needed for wrongful death to be present, what hiring a wrongful death lawyer entails and what you might expect if you ultimately file a wrongful death lawsuit. Answers To Frequently Asked Questions About Wrongful Death What...

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Can You Sue A Doctor For Losing Medical Records?

by Admin | Nov 03, 2022 | Medical Issues/Negligence

Are you wondering if can you sue a doctor for losing medical records? Medical malpractice cases require a plaintiff to prove that a physician deviated from the standard of medical care. To determine whether a physician provided proper and adequate care to a patient, there are several facts that need to be considered. These include: the patient's condition, the patient’s medical history, the physician’s awareness of the patient's history, the physician's contemporaneous observations, and more. These can be shown using medical records. Therefore, when records are missing from a patient’s file it can be detrimental to their case against a...

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