Medical Law Perspectives Reports
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Heavy Liabilities: Obesity, Weight Control, and Treatment Risks
January 2019

Burns Related to Surgery or Other Medical Treatment: Hot Liability Issues
December 2018

Migraine Litigation Risks: Liability Headaches
November 2018

Meningitis: The Swelling Risks of Litigation
October 2018

Chiropractic: Risks That Manipulation May Lead to Litigation
September 2018

Urological Disorders and Urinary Dysfunction: Litigation Caution Signs
August 2018

Out of Surgery and Into Recovery: Post-Op Risks
July 2018

Compounded Drugs: Mix of Risk and Liability
June 2018

Nursing Home Injuries: Acute Risks for Subacute and Skilled Nursing Care
May 2018

Retained Surgical Items: Internal Risks and Liabilities
April 2018

Failure to Comply with Advance Directive: Deadly Risk
March 2018

Unnecessary Cardiac Procedures: Getting to the Heart of the Risks
February 2018

Experimental Treatments: The Invention of Risk and Liability
January 2018

Colonoscopy: Scoping the Risks and Liabilities
December 2017

Injecting Risk Into Steroid Use and Administration
November 2017

Liposuction: The Skinny on Malpractice Liability
October 2017

Spinal Cord Injury Malpractice: Back to Back Problems
September 2017

Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: Brain Injury Dangers
August 2017

Asthma Risks and Liabilities: Taking a Deep Breath
July 2017

Dental Procedures and Oral Surgery: Extracting Risks and Liabilities
June 2017

The Body as Proof: Litigation Risks Involving Autopsies
May 2017

Gestational Diabetes: The Effects on Mothers, Babies, and Providers May Not Be Sweet
April 2017

Kidney Diseases and Disorders: Stones, Dialysis, and Liability Concerns
March 2017

Parkinson's Disease: Shaky Situations, Litigation Considerations, and Potential Perils
February 2017

Under Pressure: Liability Risks in Diagnosing and Treating Glaucoma
January 2017

Gut-Wrenching Pain: Liability Risks Related to Gastrointestinal Disorders
December 2016

Hear No Evil? Liability for Hearing Disorder or Hearing Loss Injuries
November 2016

Breast Surgery Revisited: Liability Risks of the Resurgery Epidemic
October 2016

Stroke: Challenges, Risks, and Liability Issues
September 2016

Diagnosing and Treating Multiple Sclerosis: Liability Considerations
August 2016

Unlocking Genetic Secrets: Liability Risks for Genetic Testing and Information Providers
July 2016

How Risky Is Going to the Hospital? The Dangers and Liabilities of Healthcare-Associated Infections
June 2016

Vectors of Risk: Zika, West Nile, and Similar Tick and Mosquito Disease Litigation
May 2016

A Spectrum of Risks Related to Autism: Liability Issues and Litigation
April 2016

Slumbering Concerns: Sleep Disorder Treatment Risks and Liabilities
March 2016

Problematic Procreation: Liability Risks in Diagnosing and Treating Infertility
February 2016

Malpractice or Negligence Liability: Thyroid Disorders and Conditions
January 2016

Pneumonia Complications, Hospitalizations, Deaths: Risks and Liabilities
December 2015

Risks in Caring for Patients with Cognitive Impairments: Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia
November 2015

Unclean, Unsterile, Unsafe: Risks of Injury from Unsterilized Medical Equipment
October 2015

Arthritis Pain and Inflammation: Diagnosis and Treatment Risks
September 2015

Pediatrician Liability Involving Diseases and Conditions of Childhood
August 2015

Organ Transplants: Saving Lives, Facing Risks, Minimizing Complications
July 2015

Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Lap Banding and More: Risks of Patient Injury and Provider Malpractice in Weight-Loss Surgery
June 2015

Chemotherapy: Risks and Liabilities When the Treatment Is Toxic
May 2015

COPD Liability Risks: When Taking a Breath Is Not Easy
April 2015

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment Failures
March 2015

Mending a Broken Heart: Malpractice Risks in Diagnosing and Treating Heart Disease
February 2015

Mothers, Infants, and Obstetrical Injuries: Labor and Delivery Liability Risks
January 2015

Beyond the Holiday Blues: When Depression Leads to Liability
December 2014

More Than Skin Deep: Skin Cancer Misdiagnosis and Other Liability Issues
November 2014

Backaches and Court Battles: When Chronic Back Pain Leads to Litigation
October 2014

Hepatitis: Provider Malpractice and Patient Injury
September 2014

Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders: Malpractice in Diagnosis and Treatment
August 2014

Injuries Resulting From Laser Procedures: Risks for Physicians, Technicians, and Manufacturers
July 2014

Physician and Manufacturer Risks for Pain Pump Injuries: Malpractice, Negligence, and Products Liability
June 2014

Diabetes and Its Complications: Malpractice and Other Liability Issues
May 2014

Danger and Controversy: Lyme Disease Liability Risks
April 2014

Blood Draws, Testing, Transfusions: Venipuncture Injury, Inaccurate Results, Tainted Blood - The Liability Risks
March 2014

Congenital Heart Conditions: How Infants, Adults, and Healthcare Providers Handle the Risks
February 2014

Prescription Painkillers: Risks for Patients, Pharmacists, and Physicians
January 2014

Thicker Than Water: Liability When Blood Clots Cause Injury or Death
December 2013

Diagnosis and Treatment of Heart Attacks: Liability Issues
November 2013

Brain Aneurysm and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Failure to Diagnose, Delayed Diagnosis, Misdiagnosis
October 2013

Physical Therapy: Rehabilitation Services and Liability Risks
September 2013

Surgical Misidentification: Wrong Site, Wrong Procedure, Wrong Patient
August 2013

New Hips, New Knees, New Problems: Hip and Knee Replacements
July 2013

Independent Medical Evaluations: Legal Risks and Responsibilities
June 2013

Drugs, Dosage, and Damage: Physician Liability for Prescribing or Administering Medication
May 2013

Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Practitioner Liability
April 2013

When Cataract Treatment Creates More Harm Than Cure: Malpractice Liability Issues
March 2013

Emergency Medical Services: Liability and Immunity for Medical Rescue
February 2013

Vaccines: An Ounce of Prevention May Lead to a Pound of Injury
January 2013

When Urgency Leads to Errors: Liability for Emergency Care
December 2012

Liability for Electronic and Other Medical Record Information Disclosure
November 2012

Mistakes in Diagnosing Cancer: Liability Concerns for Misdiagnosis, Failure to Diagnose, and Delayed Diagnosis
October 2012

Cosmetic Surgery Gone Wrong: High Hopes Meet Unexpected Results
September 2012

Anesthesiology Errors: Complications, Malpractice, and Catastrophe
August 2012

Foodborne Illness: When Grabbing a Bite Can Be Deadly
July 2012

Too Much, Too Little, Too Late: Injuries from Delays and Failures to Perform CT Scans or Overexposure to Radiation
June 2012

Repeat Brain Trauma That Is More Than a Bump on the Head: Multiple Concussion Injury and Second Impact Syndrome
May 2012

Using Medical Devices Off-Label: False Claims, Overpromotion, Malpractice, and Other Dangerous Territory
April 2012

Off-Label Use of Prescriptions: When is this Medical Malpractice? Is the Pharmaceutical Company Liable for Overpromotion?
March 2012

The New Oral Contraceptives: Stroke and Other Adverse Event Liability
February 2012

Hospital-Acquired Infections: Who Is Liable and Why?
January 2012

When Pain is the Only Proof: Subjective Impairments
December 2011