Stevens-Johnson Syndrome (SJS) -- along with its advanced cousin, toxic epidermal necrolysis (TENS) -- is an extreme adverse drug reaction. It is brutal, painful and often fatal. It may also be the result of medical malpractice.
What's the difference between a wrongful death claim in civil court and a criminal case involving murder or manslaughter?
The opioid crisis in the United States has never been worse. Thousands of people suffer from opioid addiction and many have died. It's made a lot of people ask how prescription painkillers -- something that started out as a good thing -- became so casually available in the first place.
Hazardous chemicals are all around you. Nearly every day, something toxic to humans is in the news. One day it's the talcum powder that families have used for generations on babies -- the next it's the romaine lettuce in your salad.
Even being rich and famous doesn't guarantee you safety from medical mistakes.
An Illinois court has given the heirs of music icon Prince access to some documents that they hope will give them critical clues about the events leading up to his death -- including enough information to decide if a wrongful death lawsuit is possible.
According to a wrongful death lawsuit filed recently against a physician and an Alabama pharmacy, the guitarist for the rock band 3 Doors Down died due to the pharmacy's and physician's actions.
There's a fairly sacred relationship between doctors and patients. In order for doctors to treat patients properly, patients have to feel safe telling their doctors things they wouldn't tell anyone else -- even their family members.
You may have heard about wrongful death claims before -- but what about survival actions?
Regardless of the reason you have lost a loved one to wrongful death, the aftermath is a time of chaos and intense emotions. This is especially the case when your loved one died in a sudden and unexpected manner. It can take the bereaved some time to come to terms with their loss and longer still to decide if taking legal action is an option.