What Can You Do to Help Prevent Medical Errors?

November 10th, 2015 | Medical malpractice

Medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in the United States today. That’s why the St. Louis medical malpractice lawyers at Cofman Townsley Injury Lawyers would like to help make you aware of some of the greatest risks patients face and what can be done to help prevent becoming the victim of a… Read More

Liability Questioned in Missouri Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

September 1st, 2015 | Medical malpractice

Any number of fact0rs can lead to an injury or death while a patient is under the care of a physician. One of the most preventable factors is doctor and hospital negligence. In a Missouri medical malpractice case, negligence is defined as any act or omission of action by a health care provider that fails… Read More

Family Claims Doctor and Hospital Negligence Responsible for Woman’s Death

June 16th, 2015 | Medical malpractice

Doctor and hospital negligence injures patients in Missouri every year. Studies show that more than 10 percent of claims are the result of a doctor or hospital staff’s failure to treat or diagnose a medical condition. A woman’s recent death at a Missouri hospital shows just how quickly failure to care for a patient in… Read More

Lawmakers Consider Reinstating Caps on Missouri Medical Malpractice Claims

January 21st, 2015 | Medical malpractice

When a person is seriously harmed as the result of doctor or hospital negligence, they may have a right to seek compensation for the damages they incurred. These damages can typically be categorized into either compensatory or punitive damages. The latter are used as a way to punish the negligent and to discourage such behavior… Read More