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    Most Common Causes of Medical Malpractice

    When you or a loved one are injured, feeling unwell, or in need of treatment for a chronic illness, you trust that your medical provider will give you the best care so that you can recover as quickly as possible. And while most healthcare experiences are routine and result in an improvement in your condition, unfortunately, that is not always […]

    What are the 4 elements of malpractice?

    While most experiences with your healthcare provider are routine and conducted with the utmost care, sometimes that may not be the case. When you or a loved one are injured due to the actions, inaction, or advice of a medical provider, you have experienced medical malpractice. In Nevada, medical malpractice is defined as the failure of a physician, hospital, or […]

    How Often Do Doctors Get Held Accountable for Malpractice?

    According to a 2016 report from the Washington Post, medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the U.S., with over 250,000 lives lost each year. Patients and their families file tens of thousands of medical malpractice claims against healthcare providers every year. But what happens to the doctors who make mistakes that cost patients their health, or worse […]

    What Must Be Shown to Win a Medical Malpractice Case?

    Some of the evidence you must show to win a medical malpractice case includes an established provider-patient relationship, a medical error committed by the provider, injuries caused by the medical error, and damages resulting from the injuries. That means you must show that a healthcare provider was medically negligent in caring for you, which caused you injuries and subsequent damages. […]

    Can You Sue for a Hospital Acquired Infection?

    If you have been injured due to a hospital-acquired infection (HAI) in a hospital setting, then yes – you may be able to file a lawsuit against them for compensation for your losses and personal injury damages. Infections in a hospital are not uncommon. They are one of the leading causes of patient deaths in the United States. According to […]

    What To Do When Your Prescription Drug Has a Recall

    When you take a prescription medication to improve your health, you may not expect to go through the stressful process of a drug recall. Unfortunately, this is sometimes the case. A drug recall can be alarming and confusing, but here at De Castroverde, Personal Injury & Accident Lawyers, we want to make sure that you know your rights. What to […]

    How to File A Medical Malpractice Claims in Nevada

    Even the healthiest and luckiest among us sometimes have to go to the doctor. When we do, we have a reasonable and understandable expectation that we will get the very best from our medical professionals as they apply years of training and experience to help us get better. Unfortunately, not all people in health care carry out their duties to […]

    A Quick Guide to Filing Medical Malpractice Claims in Nevada

    Hospital errors and physician errors are becoming increasingly common, which has sparked more interest in medical malpractice claims in the state of Nevada. Whether you or a loved one has been injured, it is important that you understand the laws and the process of filing these claims. Most importantly, you should seek immediate counsel from an attorney. An attorney can […]

    Medical Malpractice in the Emergency Room

    When you take yourself, your child, or a loved one to the emergency room, you expect to receive competent, professional, and appropriate care. Emergency rooms exist to help individuals in need of prompt medical attention, and we trust the doctors, nurses, and staff members who work in emergency rooms to take care of our medical needs. There is no question […]