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August 31 - Newsblog #1
Your Injury Attorneys in the News: Homeowner and Wife Sue over Police Shooting
September 7 - Newsblog #2
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

Category Archives: Medical Malpractice

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OPIOIDS – THE NEW FRONTIER OF MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

By Rich Hailey, Ramey & Hailey Law |

It’s amazing and horrifying, and it’s time to educate lawyers, judges, and the community at large about it, says Joshua Horton of the Romano Law group in Florida. Yes, opioid abuse now surpasses gun shots and car accidents combined, Romano says. Drug abuse has become the #1 cause of death for Americans under 30… Read More »

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INDIANA MEDICAL INJURY: THE 5 ELEMENTS AND THE 2 RULES

By Rich Hailey, Ramey & Hailey Law |

To win any lawsuit for negligence, you must prove five “elements”, findlaw.com explains: Duty: Did the defendant (the medical provider) have a duty to act in a certain manner towards the plaintiff (the patient)? Breach of duty: Did the medical provider breach that duty by failing to exercise reasonable care? Cause in Fact: Were the medical provider’s… Read More »

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HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS – KNOW YOUR RIGHTS!

By Mary Beth Ramey |

It may not qualify as a soothing bedtime story, but the book The Biggest Legal Mistakes Physicians Make: And How to Avoid Them should be on the reading list of every healthcare practitioner. Although author Steven Babitsky is advising doctors, I can tell you his advice to “take proactive steps to minimize the effect… Read More »

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ARE YOUR LOVED ONES RECEIVING THE APPROPRIATE STANDARD OF CARE?

By Rich Hailey, Ramey & Hailey Law |

A highly disturbing 2018 end-of-year headline reports that home healthcare nurses failed to intervene or call for help when their patient’s condition was worsening. Then, after the patient died, the providers allowed the body to remain in the home for nearly two days without telling anyone! Just months earlier, due to negligence at a… Read More »

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YOUR INJURY ATTORNEYS IN THE NEWS: MALPRACTICE LED TO INJURY INSTEAD OF HOPED-FOR HEALING

By Ramey & Hailey’s Reporter Ricky |

It might be said that medical malpractice is one of the saddest categories of the law, because it involves injury and suffering that happened when what was hoped for was – help and healing… Lawsuits may be filed against doctors, nurses, anesthesiologists, healthcare facilities, pharmaceutical companies, and others who provide healthcare services. When a… Read More »

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DOCTORS UNDULY DISCIPLINED SEEK LEGAL RECOURSE

By Rich Hailey, Ramey & Hailey Law |

“The Medical Licensing Board of Indiana and the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency are prohibited from providing legal advice on issues contained in the laws and regulations.  For legal advice, please consult an attorney”, cautions the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency. Many physicians are doing just that, turning to the lawyers at Ramey & Haley for advice dealing… Read More »

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COMPENSATION AFTER COLONOSCOPY?

By Rich Hailey, Ramey & Hailey Law |

Colon cancer is reported to be the second most diagnosed cancer, and in fact is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S. Colonoscopy is the test most widely used for colon cancer detection, and that screening procedure is recommended for all adults over age 50.  While nobody loves having a colonoscopy,… Read More »

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TALCUM AND OVARIAN CANCER– HAS THE PROBLEM BEEN SOLVED?

By Rich Hailey, Ramey & Hailey Law |

  “Does talcum powder cause cancer? A legal and scientific battle rages”, reports Jen Christensen of CNN. More than 4,800 women and their families have now sued Johnson & Johnson, claiming their ovarian cancer traces back to their use of the company’s talc-based product, Johnson’s Baby Powder. Other lawsuits have been brought against: Valeant… Read More »

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IF YOU SEE SOMETHING, SAY SOMETHING – TO AN INDIANA MALPRACTICE LAWYER

By Rich Hailey, Ramey & Hailey Law |

The tragic story of Robert Lehman: After Robert Lehman injured his back at work (he’d been picking up lumber as part of his work for Bashor Homes), he was sent to Methodist’s Dunlap Urgent Care Center for treatment, where he was given a shot and told to return to work. As Lehman’s condition continued… Read More »

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DRUG-RELATED INJURY CASES CAN RESULT FROM ERRORS AT THE PHARMACY

By Rich Hailey, Ramey & Hailey Law |

We put a lot of faith in the healthcare system, often relying on prescription drugs to help us cope with illness or prevent a condition from getting worse. But when the wrong drug is prescribed, or even the wrong dosage of the right medication, that can cause devastatingly harmful results to our health. Are… Read More »

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