Medical Malpractice

Can My Pre-Existing Injury Affect My Personal Injury Claim?

Personal injury claims involve collecting damages for losses related to an accident you did not cause, including medical expenses, lost wages, and more. However, the damages you collect must relate to the accident in question. If you have a pre-existing injury, your case may become more complicated – but you can still collect compensation through a lawsuit or insurance claim. What Is a Pre-Exi...

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What Is the Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death?

After someone else’s negligence causes serious injuries or death, victims or surviving loved ones may have several legal remedies available to them. Nevada courts permit many different types of criminal and civil proceedings. The most appropriate type of claim between medical malpractice and wrongful death will depend on the circumstances and facts of the case, and the goals of the person filin...

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Who Is Liable in Research-Related Injuries?

Clinical trials are an essential step of the medical development process. Thanks to these studies, researchers can better understand the impact of a treatment on patients, identify side effects and other safety concerns, and receive FDA approval to legally sell and market treatments for patients who need them. Without clinical trials, we’d have thousands of potentially dangerous treatments avai...

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Why Are Women Suing the Makers of this Cancer-Fighting Drug?

Taxotere, a chemotherapy drug used for breast cancer patients, is causing permanent hair loss in women. Medical studies show that permanent and severe alopecia is a newly reported complication of the cancer-fighting drug. If you or a family member was seriously injured from a prescription drug, contact a Las Vegas injury lawyer at Cogburn Law Offices today for a free case consultation. Taxoter...

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