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Medical Malpractice : Uninformed Consent

Medical Malpractice : Uninformed Consent
In most cases doctors need informed consent of the patient before performing any medical procedure on a patient. However, sometimes under certain circumstances, there will be moments where a doctor does not need the patients informed consent, and those are the following: During an Emergency When there is an emergency, there is a lack of time in explaining all the known risks that could occur. The doctor has to quickly react in order to save the patient’s life. If the patient would not have allowed the treatment during these circumstances, they cannot sue regardless of the fact. When a patient is very emotionally fragile: If the doctor knows that a patient is so emotionally overwhelmed that will cause them to refuse a procedure or a treatment that is in other words required to save their life, then the doctor might not need an informed consent. Ax example would be if a...
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Medical Malpractice: Informed Consent

Medical Malpractice: Informed Consent
Doctors have an obligation to make their patients aware of any uncertainties that can happen during a procedure they undergo, or a treatment that they receive. This is known as ‘informed consent’. Without an informed consent, the doctor cannot go on with a procedure, but if they do and the patient gets injured, then the patient will be allowed to file a medical malpractice claim against the doctor. Listed below will be what makes up an informed consent, when does it have to be applied, and if there are any exceptions to the rule. Defining Informed Consent There are always risks associated with procedures and treatments. The MD is legally responsible to tell the patient of these risks that can happen and let them decide if they want to continue with the procedure or treatment. This is where the informed consent takes place. Most of the time, a patient has to...
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kavala-lawyer blog | Giagkoudakis George- Greece

kavala-lawyer blog | Giagkoudakis George- Greece
    George Giagkoudakis Law Office in Greece -A Greek Law office located in Kavala since 1990, offering legal assistance in all fields of law, mainly  in criminal and civil law. Actively involved in consulvative-preventive advocacy as well as in court-room advocacy - legal representation before a court of law.  tel/fax +30 2510834031 giagkoud@yahoo.com   http://dikhgoros-kavalas.co.nr/
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Top Things to Consider Before You Make A Wrongful Death Claim

Top Things to Consider Before You Make A Wrongful Death Claim
It is very difficult to come to terms with the loss of a loved one. Families go through a terrible phase while coping with such a huge tragedy in their lives. When a person's life is lost to due to the careless and negligent action of others, it can become even more difficult to deal with the pain and loss. Even when families do come out of the grief, the sense of unfairness and injustice to their lost member prevails. But it doesn't have to be that way. With some legal help , one can expect to get relief to some extent by suing the responsible party. Read on to know more. What is Wrongful Death? When a person loses his/her life due to the negligent and wrongful actions of another person or entity (defendant), it is said to be a wrongful death. In such cases, the surviving family members of...
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Michigan Law Firm Adds Top Rated Malpractice Attorney

The Michigan personal injury law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. is proud to announce the addition of medical malpractice attorney Randall M. Blau to our team of already award winning, experienced Michigan medical malpractice lawyers! Partner and attorney, Lawrence J. Buckfire stated, “We could not be more pleased to add such an extraordinary medical malpractice lawyer to our law firm. Randall Blau was a perfect fit for the law firm, meeting the highest standards and quality that not only we, but our clients, require and expect to be a part of our team. Randall is a respected and highly reputable attorney throughout the State of Michigan and we are proud to have Randy join our law firm as our Michigan medical malpractice lawyer.” Mr. Blau has obtained millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for his injured clients. He specializes in medical malpractice, birth injuries, nursing home neglect, wrongful death,...
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