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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Can You Sue an Emergency Room for Malpractice?

Mar 19, 2018

It is possible to sue a Kansas emergency room for medical malpractice if it breached a duty of care to a patient in a way that resulted in patient injury, illness, or death. The nature of emergency rooms (ERs) lends a higher risk of mistakes, oversights, and medical malpractice compared to other hospital and healthcare…
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