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Category: Medical Malpractice

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Birth Injury Settlement Case Study: Baby’s Face Cut During C-Section

Photo by Omar Lopez on Unsplash Goodman Acker recently settled a birth injury suit against a Michigan hospital for a newborn girl whose face was cut above the eye during a Caesarean (C-section) procedure. The baby girl had to be treated by a plastic surgeon right at birth, and now has permanent scarring above her […]

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Goodman Acker Wins Legal Malpractice Case Against Negligent Attorney

After being injured in a motor vehicle accident, our client reached out to his local neighborhood attorney looking for help. The local attorney he hired took the case yet failed to file the lawsuit on time. When the lawyer eventually filed the claim, the case was not only dismissed, but he failed to let our […]

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Failure to Treat Oral Cancer

According to the American Cancer Society (ACS), nearly 50,000 people are diagnosed with oral cancer every year. These conditions are not limited to one part of the mouth; they can affect areas such as the tongue, tonsils, and gums. If a medical professional encounters symptoms or warning signs of oral cancer in any area but […]

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Periventricular Leukomalacia: Is My Doctor at Fault?

Giving birth is one of the most emotional and stressful times in any new parent’s life.  We all trust doctors, nurses, and assorted specialists to lead us through the process.  Unfortunately, these professionals may lead us astray. In the case of pregnancy and labor, inattention or mistakes can result in lifelong disabilities for the baby. […]

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What is the Medical “Standard of Care” in a Medical Malpractice Case?

Medical malpractice claims typically arise when a health practitioner violates what is known as the “standard of care”. The standard of care is a legal principle that defines the type and level of medical attention that doctors are expected to provide for every patient. Essentially, the standard attempts to define instances in which the treatment that […]

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Detroit Doctor Misdiagnosed Patients for Financial Benefit

A doctor based in the Detroit area falsely diagnosed hundreds of patients, with the intent of increasing his salary, bonuses, and billings. Several victims of Dr. Yasser Awaad’s fraudulent medical practices brought civil action against him to compensate for the suffering they faced as a result of his actions, as well as the oversight of […]

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Goodman Acker, P.C. Files Lawsuit for the Delayed Diagnosis of a Cancer Patient

Our team at Goodman Acker, P.C. has filed a lawsuit against a physician and clinic located in Detroit, Michigan for their failure to provide their patient with a timely cancer diagnosis. Our client, a 57-year-old resident of Sterling Heights, was first diagnosed with renal cancer in 2006. She went to her primary care physician, Dr. […]

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Goodman Acker P.C. Filing Lawsuit for Broken Femur During C-Section

Goodman Acker P.C. believes in seeking justice and answers for those parents who have had a baby suffer injuries as a result of medical negligence. We are currently handling a birth injury case involving the delivery of a baby via C-Section that was performed at William Beaumont Grosse Pointe by a physician and an assistant. The delivering […]

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How Can Medical Malpractice Cause a Birth Injury?

The birth of your child should be an exciting, joyous occasion, but if you were a victim of medical malpractice, you might have had a very different sort of experience. Medical malpractice occurs when medical practitioner or healthcare facility fails to provide adequate medical care, usually by making some mistake or acting negligently. Childbirth can be a […]

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