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What Is the Difference Between Medical Malpractice and Negligence?

Posted On October 13, 2022 I Medical malpractice

Negligence is a general term that describes carelessness or the failure to act as a reasonable person would have in the same situation. Malpractice is a more specific term that means a professional knew the possible consequences of their actions. But how does medical malpractice differ from negligence? The main difference is whether the medical…

The Destruction of Patients’ Rights in West Virginia

Posted On February 20, 2017 I Firm News,Medical malpractice,New Legislation

Proposed Tort Reform Measures in WV Threaten the Quality of Care for All Patients The West Virginia State Code clearly states that the citizens of West Virginia are entitled to the best medical care and facilities available, and generally speaking, we have excellent health care in the larger cities of West Virginia including Charleston and…

Are Morgantown Hospitals Prepared for Admission of Ebola Patients?

Posted On October 21, 2014 I Firm News,Medical malpractice,Wrongful Death

Update, November 7, 2014: A WVU Healthcare Ebola Task Force is now prepared for any potential encounters with the Ebola virus. Personnel from emergency medicine, infectious diseases, nursing, and several other areas of the hospital have undergone training and the hospital spent half a million dollars converting a section of its emergency department into a…