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

Why Are Preventable Medical Errors So Common Today?

October 14th, 2014 | Medical malpractice

While society has made vast improvements in numerous fields that have increased safety and saved lives, the medical industry still suffers its fair share of mistakes and accidents that harm innocent patients. Fifteen years ago, it was estimated that 98,000 people died annually as the result of preventable medical errors caused by doctor and hospital… Read More

New Law Aims To Prevent Diagnosis Errors In Newborn Babies

January 7th, 2014 | Medical malpractice

One of the most common types of medical malpractice reported today is when a doctor gives a misdiagnosis of a patient’s condition. Too often, these errors result in serious injury or death. The St. Louis Medical Malpractice Lawyers with Cofman Townsley Injury Lawyers explain that such an error made at a Lee’s Summit, Missouri, hospital has led to the passing of a new law aimed at preventing a misdiagnosis. Read More

Family Awarded $8.3 Million In St. Louis Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

December 10th, 2013 | Medical malpractice

Doctors and hospitals have a responsibility to protect the health and safety of patients at all times. Read More

Missouri Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed Against Hospital and Doctors

June 18th, 2013 | Medical malpractice

A Missouri Medical Malpractice Lawsuit has been filed against a Springfield hospital and two of its doctors. Records show the suit was filed due to negligence on the part of the hospital and its staff for failing to properly treat a patient. Read More

Missouri Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed Following Botched Brain Surgery

May 7th, 2013 | Medical malpractice

A Missouri Medical Malpractice Lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a 53-year-old woman who was the victim of a botched brain surgery. Read More