When medical providers sometimes miss the internal jugular vein, and instead place the IV into the carotid artery, the consequences can be devastating.
The American Medical Association’s Code of Medical Ethics (the Code) requires doctors to inform patients of medical error. Here's everything you need to know...
In today’s episode, Lloyd discusses case preparation, approach, and how to achieve success with Dan Holloway, Partner at Bell Law Firm.
Prior to the work of our guests, lawyer Natalie Khawam and journalist Matt Grant, on the Feres Doctrine, medical malpractice in the military meant no suing, no matter what.
Triage is the process of sorting and prioritizing patients for care. Because the process determines a patient’s place “in line” at the ER, it is important to understand and pay attention to your triage score.
Although the terms are often used interchangeably, “cardiac arrest” and “heart attack” are actually not the same. Because both can be deadly and require immediate action, it is important to...
“Face the Jury” is a podcast dedicated to all issues involving medical malpractice – what it is, how to spot it and how to prevent it while protecting...
Several factors, from the time of year to the day of the week, can affect how well a patient does in the hospital. A few weeks ago, we covered the...
According to the Centers for Disease Control, stroke is a leading cause of death and serious impairment in the U.S. This installment introduces the most common type of stroke.
We’re pleased to welcome former client Tammy Wilson, here today to share how she became a victim of malpractice and how it profoundly changed her life.
Sepsis is a silent illness that can lead to organ damage and even death. In this installment, we identify tools for detecting sepsis before it is too late.
People checking into a hospital on weekends are more likely to die than those who admitted on weekdays. The phenomenon has been dubbed “the weekend effect.”
Two decades of study lead to this big-picture conclusion: Medical errors flow mostly from badly designed systems — not from bad physicians and nurses.
A stroke usually comes from a blood clot in the brain. So how can a something that starts in the brain lead to an amputated leg? Sadly, it's not that...
In this week's podcast episode we discuss how to win a trial. From opening statements to the final decision, this is how Bell approaches the courtroom.
In this week's podcast episode we discuss how to win a trial. From pre-trial prepation through jury selection, this is how Bell approaches the courtroom.
Resolving the case of Sandra Williams v. St. Francis Hospital, which pit Williams and Bell Law Firm against staggering negligence and courtroom deceit.
The case of Sandra Williams v. St. Francis Hospital pit Williams and Bell Law Firm against staggering negligence and courtroom deceit.
There are 3 components to a surgical fire: an ignition source, an oxidizer such as nitrous oxide, and fuel; all generally present in operating rooms. Such fires burn more than 500 people annually,...
Nelson v. Emory shows that the common thread in medical malpractice cases is the human story. Show it to the jury and they will see the truth.
Barbour v. Piedmont Newnan Hospital was a challenging malpractice case that underscores the importance of creativity in the courtroom and the power of human connection.