Vincent D. Morgera
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Vincent D. Morgera

Medical Malpractice

Steps in a Rhode Island Medical Malpractice Case

Undergoing medical treatment can be a stressful experience. Receiving poor care from a medical professional you are supposed to trust can make it all the more trying. While healthcare providers may do everything in their power to offer the best treatment, occasionally Medical Malpractice may occur. If you have suffered undue harm or injury as a result of poor healthcare, you may want to investigate whether you are entitled to Medical Malpractice recovery. Below are the 5 steps of a Rhode Island Medical Malpractice case. Initial Investigations The first step in filing a lawsuit against a healthcare provider is a… Learn More

Proving Fault in a Rhode Island Medical Malpractice Case

While doctors are not miracle workers, they are expected to operate with a level of professionalism and expertise that provides for a basic standard of care. When their actions cause harm or injury to a patient, they can seek recourse through a medical malpractice case. Basically, the person filing the lawsuit must prove negligence against the physician to get recompense for the injuries they suffered from their care. Proving Negligence To establish that medical negligence occurred, it must be shown that the physician acted outside the boundaries of accepted practices. This can be proven in different ways. Injury to the… Learn More

Rhode Island Medical Malpractice – Failure to Diagnose Meningitis

Of all the medical malpractice events that occur daily in the United States, one of the most serious is the failure to properly diagnose meningitis. Meningitis is a bacteria or viral infection that causes the membranes and fluid surround the brain and spinal cord to inflame and expand which can lead to serious complications which includes loss of limbs and even death. A bacterial infection is the most dangerous and over 66% of all cases affect children under the age of five years old. Almost 500 people die every year from bacterial meningitis and many who survive suffer from brain… Learn More

Injury Damages in a Rhode Island Medical Malpractice Case

When it comes to a successful medical malpractice lawsuit, there are injury damages that will need to be compensated. It is important to understand that in such lawsuits there are two types of damages that will need to be addressed, economic and non-economic damages. Put simply, economic damages are the ones that can be exactly calculated such as medical expenses, lost wages, lost capacity to earn money, and other financial losses. Injury damages fall into the economic classification because they can be calculated in terms of their cost to treat, rehabilitate, and their effect on the ability to earn wages… Learn More

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