Was Your Child’s Cerebral Palsy Caused by Medical Malpractice?

Was Your Child’s Cerebral Palsy Caused by Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice causes around 20% of cerebral palsy (CP) cases in children. Eileen Kroll, a medical malpractice lawyer and registered nurse at Cochran, Kroll & Associates P.C., can fight for justice and compensation on behalf of you and your child. Different forms of medical malpractice during the various phases of pregnancy and birth can end in CP. Keep reading to find out if you may have a case.

What Role Does a Social Security Lawyer Play in Handling My Claim?

What Role Does a Social Security Lawyer Play in Handling My Claim?

The social security disability claims process can be overwhelming, especially if you are trying to care for your health at the same time. While it is not a requirement to hire a social security lawyer, an experienced attorney at Cochran, Kroll & Associates, P.C. can easily navigate the various issues that may arise in the application or appeals process.

6 Characteristics of the Best Law Firms for Medical Malpractice Cases

6 Characteristics of the Best Law Firms for Medical Malpractice Cases

Trying to find the best law firm to handle your medical malpractice case can sometimes feel like searching for a needle in a haystack. Many medical malpractice lawyers are advertising on every possible outlet but separating the ones who care from the ones who will treat your case like just another number is challenging. The best law firms for medical malpractice cases often take some time and research to find.

How Inadequate Staffing in Nursing Homes Poses Risks of Injuries

How Inadequate Staffing in Nursing Homes Poses Risks of Injuries

It’s never an easy decision to place a loved one in a nursing home. Usually, it’s the result of a lengthy illness or complications from an injury or perhaps care at home has just become unsustainable. When we choose a nursing home, we want to be assured that our loved ones will receive the best care possible and will be treated with dignity and respect. When a nursing home is understaffed, the risk of injuries to our loved ones increases, and you may need a medical malpractice attorney to navigate your case.

A Closer Look at the Link Between Antidepressants and Birth Defects

A Closer Look at the Link Between Antidepressants and Birth Defects

Antidepressants are life-saving medications for many people who struggle with depression and anxiety. However, as with many prescription medications, there can be side effects that not only affect the mother but also a growing baby. If you suspect that your child’s birth defects are related to your antidepressant medications, it’s wise to seek the advice of a medical malpractice attorney.

When to Talk to a Social Security Disability Lawyer

When to Talk to a Social Security Disability Lawyer

While involving a Social Security Disability lawyer in your benefits claim might seem like a big step to take, there are several points at which you may benefit from one. Applying for Social Security disability benefits can be a complicated process, and even a small mistake could cost you your claim.

Primary Care Malpractice

Primary Care Malpractice

As you walk into hospitals or doctor offices, you are likely to come in contact with at least one physician extender. Physician extender is the broad term that generally describes other medical professionals, such as nurse practitioners or physician’s assistants who are under the supervision of a medical doctor.

Risks of Electronic Health Records

Risks of Electronic Health Records

Nine out of every ten physicians surveyed have adopted Electronic Health Records (EHR) technology, and up to 90% of hospitals have integrated the technology into their systems. Research has also shown that 90% of healthcare organizations have been victims of at least one data breach. If you believe your health has been compromised by improper use of your EHR, contact a medical malpractice lawyer immediately.

Potential Pitfalls of Social Media and Social Networking to Your Case

Potential Pitfalls of Social Media and Social Networking to Your Case

Social Media is a great modern technology, most of the time. It is relatively well known that future employers may have a look at social media profiles when conducting interviews to see who could be the best candidate and who further support the company’s positive reputation. However, many of our clients are surprised to know that social media posts and updates can play a huge role in the success of their cases and claims. All of our staff, even our medical malpractice lawyers, have used social media as a tool to build successful claims.

Types of Compensation in Medical Malpractice Claims

Types of Compensation in Medical Malpractice Claims

The effects of medical malpractice can affect your ability to earn a living, and you may require a medical malpractice lawyer to help you regain your losses. Medical malpractice could mean you remain ill or hospitalized for longer than you should be or could result in an injury that prevents you from doing your usual work.

How Can I Afford a Car Accident Lawyer?

How Can I Afford a Car Accident Lawyer?

Dealing with the aftermath of a car accident is difficult, stressful, and emotional, and you shouldn’t have to endure it alone. The good news is, you don’t have to: Your local car accident lawyer in Michigan can help you achieve the settlement that you deserve after experiencing the many negative effects of negligent driving.

3 Factors to Consider when Choosing a Birth Injury Attorney

3 Factors to Consider when Choosing a Birth Injury Attorney

If your child has suffered an injury, you may be considering hiring a birth injury attorney to pursue a birth injury claim. At Cochran, Kroll & Associates, P.C. we understand your concern and the heartbreak of seeing your child suffer a birth injury. As a new parent, bringing a new baby home from the hospital is supposed to be one of the happiest and most memorable times in your life.

How Your Age Impacts Your Social Security Disability Claim

How Your Age Impacts Your Social Security Disability Claim

Filing for Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) can be a complex and complicated process. Many people are denied based on a variety of factors, including reasons for filing, age, residual functional capacity (RFC), education, and previous areas of work. Navigating your claim can be frustrating, so hiring a Social Security lawyer is one of the best choices you can make to help guide you through the SSDI application process.

Why You Should Avoid Going to the Hospital on Weekends, at Night, or on a Holiday

Why You Should Avoid Going to the Hospital on Weekends, at Night, or on a Holiday

When it comes to emergency care, you don’t always have a choice on timing. If you’re seriously injured, seek out medical care as quickly as possible. If you do have a choice, however, consider waiting until Monday morning or after a holiday. Unfortunately, more mistakes are made in hospitals on weekends, nights, and holidays than at any other time of year, and as a consequence, you may find yourself in need of a birth injury attorney or a medical malpractice lawyer.

Motorcycle Road Trips and Safety

Motorcycle Road Trips and Safety

As we all know, riding a motorcycle is more dangerous than driving a car. In fact, it has been found that you’re 27 times more likely to have a crash while on your bike, which could send you on a trip to see the doctor or a motorcycle accident lawyer. With this in mind, consider the following tips when next planning a motorcycle road trip.

Leapfrog Survey: Michigan Hospitals Ranked 11th

Leapfrog Survey: Michigan Hospitals Ranked 11th

When it comes to hospital safety, you want to choose a hospital that will put your well-being at the forefront of their priorities. Preventable errors and infections are the third leading cause of death in the United States, and this is an unacceptable statistic. If you believe that you or a loved one are victims of preventable errors and infections in a hospital, it’s time to seek out the help of an experienced medical malpractice lawyer at Cochran, Kroll & Associates, P.C.

How Did the False Claims Act Help the 3M Earplug Lawsuit?

How Did the False Claims Act Help the 3M Earplug Lawsuit?

There has been a lot of buzz lately about the 3M earplug lawsuit and what it will mean for veterans in Michigan. However, what many people don’t know is that, even before the 3M earplug lawsuit came about, there was a false claims suit filed by the Department of Justice that resulted in the False Claims Act. This act had a significant impact on the 3M earplug lawsuit.

Do I Have a Wrongful Death Case? 6 Things to Consider

Do I Have a Wrongful Death Case? 6 Things to Consider

The death of a loved one can cause a lot of grief, but the medical malpractice lawyers at Cochran, Kroll & Associates, P.C. in Michigan can help you get compensation if you feel you have a wrongful death case. Although monetary compensation cannot replace your loved one, it can help to lessen the burden on your family.

Airbag Injuries: How to Protect Your Rights

Airbag Injuries: How to Protect Your Rights

If your vehicle’s airbag is defective and you were injured, or it malfunctions during an accident in Michigan, contact a car accident lawyer to learn how to protect your rights. While airbag injury cases are not as publicized as personal injury cases following a car accident, these cases are still a significant part of our justice system.

How a Medical Malpractice Lawyer Protects the Rights of Injured Patients

How a Medical Malpractice Lawyer Protects the Rights of Injured Patients

Medical malpractice lawyers work to protect and defend the rights of patients who have been injured in a case of medical negligence. As a patient, you may not even be aware that you possess various rights when it comes to your treatment at a medical facility or by healthcare workers. Some of these rights are guaranteed to you by federal law, your state sets some, and others include the patient Bill of Rights that is followed at the healthcare facility where you were treated.

Manufacturer of Essure Permanent Birth Control Halts Sales; FDA Says Women Must Be Kept Informed About Serious Adverse Effects

Manufacturer of Essure Permanent Birth Control Halts Sales; FDA Says Women Must Be Kept Informed About Serious Adverse Effects

In April 2018 the FDA issued an order restricting the sale and distribution of the Essure permanent birth control implant manufactured by pharmaceutical giant Bayer. “This is another case where medical device manufacturers must accept responsibility for harm resulting from the use of one of their products,” said Medical Malpractice Attorney and Registered Nurse Eileen Kroll of Cochran, Kroll & Associates.

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