On December 23, 2020, McKeen & Associates attorneys Brian McKeen, Kenneth Lee and John Malone won a critical decision in the Michigan Supreme Court case of Laveta Anderson v The Wellness Plan, et al, in Oakland County Circuit Court. The Supreme Court decided to deny two separate applications for leave to appeal, filed by both of the defendants in the underlying medical malpractice action.
As we’ve reported in this blog before, abuse in senior living facilities is a disturbingly common problem in the United States. You want to do everything possible to protect your loved one and advocate on their behalf if you suspect wrongdoing. However, if certain factors are preventing your loved one from opening up about their abuse or neglect, it can sometimes be difficult to spot.
COVID-19 has created an overwhelming health care crisis in the United States and around the world. Hundreds of hospitals in the U.S. are at or near capacity treating patients with the most severe symptoms affecting their ability to breathe.
Dr. Steven Horowitz is a retired neurologist from Maine and still teaches his specialty to future medical professionals at Tufts University School of Medicine. He is also a faculty member of the Maine Medical Center.
Sometimes even the simplest procedure can cause very complex problems and even death as we have found recently with two cases involving catheter removal and insertion.
When a patient visits a healthcare provider, they should receive a high standard of care. Unfortunately, medical professionals can make mistakes that may result in long-term complications to a person’s physical and emotional health. If you are the victim of medical negligence, you may be able to file a medical malpractice claim to receive compensation for any suffering you experience as a result of your poor medical care.
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One of the specializations of McKeen & Associates is pursuing medical negligence cases against health workers who prescribe too much medication, especially to the aging population.
Few things are as devastating as losing your eyesight. Loss of eyesight can lead to loss of independence, loss of career, and loss of ability to do many of things we take for granted. At McKeen and Associates, we fight for those who have suffered this devastation and experienced the preventative loss of vision due to physician negligence.
Spinal Epidural Abscess (SEA), is occurring with greater frequency in our population but it is an often misdiagnosed cause of back pain that can result in serious consequences including paralysis if not detected and treated correctly. If SEA is diagnosed, surgery must be performed immediately to prevent these serious consequences.