What Happens If a Side Effect Is Not Disclosed for a Prescribed Medication?

Feb 4, 2020

As a patient, you have a right to know about the potential side effects of taking a drug. Pharmaceutical companies should warn consumers of known risks, side effects and complications connected to prescription drugs. Unfortunately, some companies conceal this information to save money or sell products. Others may not recognize a problem until consumers already…
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Can You Sue a Doctor for a Failed Surgery?

Nov 18, 2019

All surgeries come with risks. Every patient has the right to be aware of these risks and potential complications before agreeing to a procedure (the right of informed consent). One such risk is that the surgery will not work. Although not all failed surgeries are grounds for medical malpractice claims, those that stem from a…
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What Is the Medical Standard of Care?

Apr 9, 2018

If a doctor’s misdiagnosis, poor care, or negligence caused you or a loved one to suffer harm, we can help. The Kansas City medical malpractice lawyers at Dickerson Oxton, LLC have experience in such cases, and we will work to get you the most compensation possible for your injuries. Medical malpractice happens when a health…
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