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Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Homeowner and Wife Sue over Police Shooting
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Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Homeowner’s Possession of Handgun Legal Under 2nd Amendment
September 14 - Newsblog #3
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: if a Government or Government Agency is at Fault, You Can Sue
September 21 - Newsblog #4
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Lawsuit Against Police Department Invokes the Civil Rights Act
September 28 - Newsblog #5
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: a Clear Line from the Action – or Inaction – to the Injury
October 12 - Newsblog #6
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Police Insensitivity Turns Traffic Stop into a Travesty
October 19 - Newsblog #7
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Police Who Abuse Power Must Be Held Accountable, Law Professor States
October 26 - Newsblog #8
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Holding Overly Aggressive Police Accountable
November 2 - Newsblog #9
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Brown Vs. Impd Case About Much More Than Punishment or Money
November 9 - Newsblog #10
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Improper Medical Diagnosis and Care Resulted in Loss of an Eye
November 16 - Newsblog #11
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Medical Malpractice Claims Have a Front End and a Back End
November 30 - Newsblog #12
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Truths About Medical Malpractice
December 7 - Newsblog #13
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Yes, You Can Sue City Hall
December 14 - Newsblog #14
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Slip and Fall Changes Two Lives Forever
December 28 - Newsblog #15
In the News: Ramey & Hailey Year in Review
January 4 - Newsblog #16
In the News: Teen’s Sexual Abuse Case Calls Attention to the Problem
January 11 - Newsblog #17
In the News: Parents of Survivor Sue Parents of Shooter
January 18 - Newsblog #18
In the News: Erin Brockovich Teams Up with Indiana Moms
January 25 - Newsblog #19
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Case Settled in Favor of Catastrophic Slip and Fall Injury Victim
January 31 - Newsblog #20
In the News: Wrongful Death Lawsuit Filed Against Rehab Facility
February 8 - Newsblog #21
In the News: Nurse Arrested in Sexual Abuse Case
February 15 - Newsblog #22
In the News: Running the Clock on Indiana Medical Malpractice
February 22 - Newsblog #23
In the News: to Repeal or Not to Repeal – Indiana Legislators Rule “not”
March 1 - Newsblog #24
In the News: Helping Physicians Keep Helping
March 8 - Newsblog #25
In the News: Parents of Brain-damaged Infant Sue Hospital
March 15 - Newsblog #26
In the News: Owner of Gun Wins Decision
March 22 - Newsblog #27
In the News: Indiana House Passes Long Term Care Protections Bill
April 5 - Newsblog #28
In the News: Slip-and-fall Victim Wins Right to Sue Dollar Tree
April 12 - Newsblog #29
In the News: Inspection Report Shows Vets Harmed at 52 Nursing Homes
April 19 - Newsblog #30
In the News: Sandwich Diversion Causes Fatal Two-semitrailer Crash
April 26 - Newsblog #31
In the News: Does Premises Liability Cover Goose Attacks?
May 10 - Newsblog #32
Two-week-old N.y. Verdict Offers Takeaways for Slip and Fall Victims
May 17 - Newsblog #33
In the News: Barrel Blast Triggers Wrongful Death Lawsuit
May 24 - Newsblog #34
In the News: when a Product Manufacturer is Not at Fault
May 31 - Newsblog #35
In the News – College Doc’s Sexual Abuse of Students Coming to Light
June 7 - Newsblog #36
In the News – One Week, Four Motorcycle Accidents
June 14 - Newsblog #37
List of Troubled Nursing Homes Released
June 21 - Newsblog #38
In the News: Kansas No-caps Ruling Changes Personal Injury Climate
June 28 - Newsblog #39
In the News: Jury Awards $10.5 Million for Pain and Suffering in Birth Injury Case
July 5 - Newsblog #40
In the News: More Indicted in Last Year’s Duck Boat Tragedy
July 17 - Newsblog #41
In the News: Richard Hailey on Litigation Team for Lawsuit Vs. Tesla
July 24 - Newsblog #42
In the News: Malpractice Lawsuit Yields Largest Award in History
August 28 - Newsblog #43
In the News: Trucks V. Passenger Cars – Score 18:116. Everybody Loses
December 4 - Newsblog #44
In the News: High School Chaplain Suspended on Allegations of Sexual Abuse
December 11 - Newsblog #45
In the News: Franklin, Indiana Continues to Face Toxic Waste Problem
December 11 - Newsblog #46
In the News: Franklin, Indiana Continues to Face Toxic Waste Problem
December 18 - Newsblog #47
In the News: Parents of Bus Accident Victim Awarded $20 Million
January 8 - Newsblog #48
In the News: Parents Sue After Daughter’s Brain Damaged in Surgery
January 10 - Newsblog #49
In the News: Trucking Accidents Due to Careless Driving Increase
January 29 - Newsblog #50
In the News: Trucking Accidents Due to Careless Driving Increase
February 19 - Newsblog #51
Indiana Authorities Buy More Time to Prosecute Child Abusers
February 26 - Newsblog #52
In the News: Teen Brain-injured at Birth Awarded $15.1 Million
March 4 - Newsblog #53
In the News: Did Connecticut School Officials Turn a Deaf Ear to Sexual or Physical Abuse?
March 18 - Newsblog #54
In the News: Facility Held to Blame for Medical Treatment Delivered in a Careless and Negligent Manner
April 1 - Newsblog #55
In the News: Emergency Measures Instituted in Indiana’s Judicial System
April 8 - Newsblog #56
In the News: Medical Malpractice Limits Challenged in California
April 15 - Newsblog #57
In the News: Indiana Supreme Court Issues Five Orders for Legal Proceedings
May 6 - Newsblog #58
In the News: Nursing Homes with Covid-19 Cases Have Been Violating Federal Infection Control Rules for Years
May 13 - Newsblog #59
In the News: Physician Not Negligent in Choosing One Treatment over Another
May 20 - Newsblog #60
In the News: Nursing Homes with Covid-19 Cases Have Been Violating Federal Infection Control Rules for Years
June 17 - Newsblog #61
In the News: Ruling Reverse on Police Shooting – New News, Old Story?
July 8 - Newsblog #62
In the News: What is This Thing Called Qualified Immunity?

Category Archives: Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice Claim on a table.

HOLDING THOSE ACCOUNTABLE FOR PREVENTABLE HARM

By Mary Beth Ramey |

A CSF (cerebral spinal fluid) leak occurs when fluid leaks from the brain into and through the nose. Such a leak can be very dangerous, explains the Johns Hopkins Medicine website, resulting in headaches, nasal drainage, visual disturbances, tinnitus (ringing in the ears), and even meningitis. Leaks can occur after head injury – or… Read More »

Medical Malpractice Litigation

SOMETIMES IT TAKES AN ENTIRE SYSTEM TO FAIL ONE PATIENT

By Rich Hailey, Ramey & Hailey Law |

More than fifteen years ago, then-Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels issued an Executive Order requiring our Indiana State Department of Health to implement a medical error reporting system. At Ramey & Hailey Law, where we have been helping victims of medical malpractice for more than forty years, we were reminded of one particular sentence in… Read More »

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IN THE NEWS: MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LIMITS CHALLENGED IN CALIFORNIA

By Ramey & Hailey’s Reporter Ricky |

The fact that former boxing champ “Sugar” Shane Mosley has challenged California’s $250,000 cap on pain and suffering damages in medical malpractice cases highlights the importance of medical malpractice laws everywhere in the U.S.  Mosley is claiming that putting a cap on the damages an injured party can claim is unconstitutional. Why? The cap “hampers an individual’s right to legal… Read More »

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IN THE NEWS: FACILITY HELD TO BLAME FOR MEDICAL TREATMENT DELIVERED IN A CARELESS AND NEGLIGENT MANNER

By Ramey & Hailey’s Reporter Ricky |

A.C. was admitted to a healthcare center on the northwest side of Indianapolis, and discharged a week and a half later. Not one month later, he was back. Then after just one week, A.C. died in that very facility. Now, A.C.’s widow is bringing a civil suit against that healthcare center for failing to… Read More »

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IN THE NEWS: TEEN BRAIN-INJURED AT BIRTH AWARDED $15.1 MILLION

By Ramey & Hailey’s Reporter Ricky |

Birth injuries can occur at any point during the birthing process–during the pregnancy, during delivery, or right after birth. Many of these are preventable if proper medical attention, care, and treatment are provided to both the mother and child during pregnancy and delivery. Now, fifteen long years after Kelly D. Wilson’s son suffered severe brain… Read More »

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REPORTING MEDICAL ERRORS IN INDIANA

By Rich Hailey, Ramey & Hailey Law |

It’s been fifteen years since then-Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels issued an Executive Order requiring our Indiana State Department of Health to implement a medical error reporting system. There were three purposes outlined: reduce the frequency of medical errors reveal the causes of medical errors empower healthcare professionals to design ways to prevent errors Who… Read More »

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IN THE NEWS: PARENTS SUE AFTER DAUGHTER’S BRAIN DAMAGED IN SURGERY

By Ramey & Hailey’s Reporter Ricky |

Medical professionals have a duty to provide adequate care for their patients; failure to do that is medical malpractice.  Malpractice can result from a wrongful action taken, but it can also result when an appropriate action is not taken. In the case of the Colorado teenager whose brain was severely damaged last year in… Read More »

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WHERE TO CALL WHEN YOU HAVE A MEDICAL COMPLAINT

By Rich Hailey, Ramey & Hailey Law |

“If you wish to file a complaint against a physician, your options depend on who the physician is, the nature of the complaint and what you are seeking as relief,” explains ISMA (the Indiana State Medical Association) website. You’re disappointed and simply want to “vent”: As a first step, ISMA recommends contacting the physician… Read More »

Medical problem. Patient reading health care document with question mark. New or unknown disease. Can't find or no cure for illness. Wrong diagnosis. Clueless doctor spreading hands.

WHEN MEDICINE MEETS ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

By Rich Hailey, Ramey & Hailey Law |

“Medicine and law are uncomfortable bedfellows,” the Public Health Law Map explains. The professions are similar in that both deal with intensely personal and life-affecting matters, but because of medical malpractice litigation, medical care practitioners’ view of the law and of lawyers is often negative, the Public Health authors observe. There are actually three… Read More »

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IN THE NEWS: MALPRACTICE LAWSUIT YIELDS LARGEST AWARD IN HISTORY

By Ramey & Hailey’s Reporter Ricky |

In the largest medical malpractice verdict ever awarded in the United States, the Baltimore Sun reports, a Baltimore jury awarded a mother and daughter $229.6 million.  Damaged by a lack of oxygen during the delivery, 5–year-old Zubida Byrom has cerebral palsy, a condition affecting muscle control throughout the body, requiring round-the-clock care. In October… Read More »

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