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Sweeney Law FirmMandatory Binding Arbitration Clauses in LTC Facility ContractsMany long term care (LTC) facilities, or nursing homes require that patients and/or their families sign mandatory arbitration agreements upon the patients admission. These agreements are binding and irrevocable even if the person signing did not understanSweeney Law FirmMedical Misdiagnosis AttorneyMedical misdiagnosis is the cause for 20% of fatal illnesses. Luckily, not all medical misdiagnoses are fatal. A medical misdiagnosis can lead to a worsening of a patients condition, a death, and undue stress and anxiety. Additionally, non fatal misdiagnoSweeney Law FirmMedical Provider Negligence | Indiana Medical Malpractice CasesMedical malpractice can occur in almost any medical situation and in any field of medicine including: Allergy and asthma Anesthesiology - general anesthesia or spinal block for surgeries and some forms of pain control Cardiology - heart disorders ChiropraSweeney Law FirmMedication Errors - Indiana AttorneyMedication errors are preventable events that are costly and increase the incidence of hospitalization and death. Errors may be related to a variety of causes. Personnel administering medications must be familiar with the actions, indications, contrainSweeney Law FirmMidwife Care Provider NegligenceA midwife is a care provider that specializes in supporting women through pregnancy, labor, delivery, and in the postpartum period. Responsibilities of a midwife includeAnswering questions and concerns for the mother to be during pregnancy, labor, postparSweeney Law FirmMilitary Medical MalpracticeMilitary personnel seeking treatment at a military or veterans facility have a right to safe, competent medical treatment. When this right is compromised, patients are entitled to file a lawsuit for medical malpractice. However certain statutes (the FeresSweeney Law FirmMotorcycle Accident & Collision - Lawyers & AttorneysEvery year, in the U.S., over 65,000 motorcyclists are injured on America's roadways. A momentary lapse in attention or judgment by an automobile driver can result in severe, even catastrophic injuries for a motorcyclist. The vast majority of motorcyclSweeney Law FirmNephrologists  Nephrologists are internal medicine doctors with a sub-specialization in nephrology. Nephrologists have expanded knowledge of the kidneys, kidney diseases, tumors affecting the kidneys, and the use of dialysis for people with end stage renal failure.  TSweeney Law FirmNeurologistsNeurologists are doctors with expanded knowledge of the nervous system. A patient with any of the following problems might be referred to a neurologist for treatment: Tumors on nervous tissue Infections of nervous tissue Sleep disorders (hypothalmic disorSweeney Law FirmNever EventsNever events is a fairly recent term defined as “inexcusable actions” in the realm of healthcare. Never events are also described as totally preventable human error resulting in gross negligence. Never events that are most commonly thought of and that oft