Psychologist comforting his patient

Ethical Violations in Therapy (and What to Do About Them)

Licensed mental health professionals are typically held to a code of ethics in their work. Ethical standards exist to protect vulnerable clients and to ensure that the public can place their trust in therapists, social workers, and psychologists. Of… Read More
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What Causes Medical Errors?

As medical malpractice attorneys, our practice is focused on medical errors that have injured our clients, and getting our clients compensation for those injuries. In this blog, we’ve talked about how medical error is one of the most underreported… Read More
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How Doctors’ Prejudices Can Harm Patients

People may put doctors up on a pedestal, but the truth is that they are human just like anyone else. Every human being who has ever lived has biases, including physicians. Sometimes we are aware of our biases, and sometimes they operate in the backgr… Read More
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Can I Sue My Online Therapist for Malpractice?

Online therapy is a relatively new phenomenon. After all, the internet itself has only been in use by the general public for a few decades. But in the past few years, largely due to the COVID pandemic, the practice of working remotely with a therapis… Read More
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Surgical Errors and Spinal Cord Injury

The spinal cord is the pathway that conveys messages from the brain to other parts of the body. Most of the time, we don’t even think about the fact that our spinal cords are functioning exactly as they should. Someone asks us to pass the salt shak… Read More
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Portrait of a young woman with anxiety and depression problems.

Cauda Equina Syndrome and Depression

Depression is the most common mental health issue in the United States, affecting about one out of every ten adults. Many people who suffer from clinical depression are otherwise physically healthy. However, chronic physical illness can cause or wors… Read More
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Why You Should Request Your Medical Record Before Filing a Malpractice Claim

If you have received medical treatment and believe that your doctor or other care provider made a mistake that harmed you, you might be thinking about filing a medical malpractice claim. As medical malpractice attorneys who represent patients, one qu… Read More
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Female psychologist counseling teenage boy in office

Can I Sue My Child’s Therapist for Malpractice?

Adults tend to think of childhood as a carefree, happy time. But the truth is that children have always struggled (sometimes silently) with sadness, anxiety, bullying, self-image, loneliness and other issues. In recent years, the COVID-19 pandemic, s… Read More
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Lower back pain medical examination

How Much is My Cauda Equina Syndrome Case Worth?

Cauda equina syndrome is a serious medical condition involving pressure on the bundle of nerves at the root of the spinal cord. This bundle resembles the tail of a horse, or “cauda equina” in Latin. If not promptly diagnosed and treated, this con… Read More
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What to Expect When You’re Suing for Medical Malpractice

Television courtroom dramas have been popular almost as long as television has been around, and for many people, these shows offer their only glimpse into the legal system. When they find themselves in a real-life legal contest, people are often surp… Read More
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