Supreme Court Decision Could Impact Missouri Medical Malpractice Caps

December 29th, 2015 | Medical malpractice

In Missouri, medical facilities and the professionals that staff them can be held liable for any harm a patient endures due to a mistake or negligence in treatment. What happens if a patient dies while under a doctor’s care, though? Is such a case considered a Missouri medical malpractice lawsuit or a wrongful death? The… Read More

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

House Approves Bill Reinstating Missouri Medical Malpractice Caps

March 10th, 2015 | Medical malpractice

In Missouri, a patient has the right to seek damages through a medical malpractice claim if they were harmed by a medical professional’s error or negligence; however, the amount the victim can receive may once again be limited after our state’s lawmakers recently approved a bill that would reinstate caps on the amount of damages… 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

Missouri Medical Malpractice Laws Undergo Changes

June 17th, 2014 | Medical malpractice

Doctors and their medical staff are required by law to protect the health and safety of their patients. Several changes were recently made to these laws by legislators in order to clarify the actions that must be taken when a case of Missouri medical malpractice is suspected. Reports from The Citizens Commission on Human Rights… Read More