March 2016 Archives

Hospital sued for alleged medical malpractice

An individual filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against an out-of-state hospital recently. The suit was filed in early March in one of the state's district courts. Similarly, when Tennessee residents suffer harm due to the negligence of a health care professional, they are typically entitled to file a medical malpractice suit against the party or parties believed responsible.

Family of woman killed in accident may seek wrongful death claim

One out-of-state woman was killed and another was injured in a recent two-car accident. The accident occurred in Heatham County on a recent Monday morning in February, authorities say. When a Tennessee individual is the victim of a car accident due to another driver's negligence, the victim's family is typically entitled to file a wrongful death claim in relation to the accident.

Parents sue hospital for medical malpractice

After a highly publicized custody and medical dispute, the family of an out-of-state teenager recently filed a lawsuit against a prestigious out-of-state children's hospital. The suit alleges medical malpractice and civil rights violations. Similarly, when a medical professional deviates from acceptable standards in his or her profession, thereby causing serious injury or other harm to a Tennessee patient, grounds for a medical malpractice suit exist.