3 Things You Need to Know About Your Medical Malpractice Case

Posted by on Jul 26, 2011 in Lawsuits, Personal Injury | Comments Off

3 Things You Need to Know About Your Medical Malpractice Case

Medical malpractice claims have become increasingly common. However, there are many aspects of medical malpractice cases with which the average person might not be familiar. If you think you may have a medical malpractice case against a physician, medical staff or facility, keep in mind some of these considerations: 1. Time Limits The law requires you to pursue legal actions as soon as possible. By waiting too long, you might reach the statute of limitations on your case. If you have an injury that you think...

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2005 Missouri Tort Reform Caps & the Effect on Personal Injury Cases

Posted by on Jul 18, 2011 in Personal Injury | Comments Off

2005 Missouri Tort Reform Caps & the Effect on Personal Injury Cases

As a result of 2005 Missouri legislative reforms, an issue developed regarding reinjury to a body part that was hurt in a previous workers’ compensation claim or other traumatic incident. Under the new law, work has to be the substantial factor in the injury. In addition, Missouri also put a cap on awards for non-economic damages. However, certain states which passed similar reforms have repealed such rulings. And it may just be a matter of time before the right case comes along to allow for another strong...

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Legal Malpractice by Negligence

Posted by on Jul 7, 2011 in Legal Malpractice | Comments Off

According to an article on FindLaw, in order to show legal malpractice by negligence, a lawyer must have: owed a duty to provide competent and skillful representation breached the duty by acting carelessly or by making a mistake caused an injury or harm by breaching duty caused a financial loss Read the full article here: Legal Malpractice Lawsuit FAQs – Learn About the Law. Legal malpractice cases are one of the Meehan Law Firm‘s areas of expertise. If you feel you have been wronged by past legal...

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