When Does a Case Become Medical Malpractice in MN?

Medical malpractice is something that occurs everywhere, and each state has its own laws surrounding medical malpractice claims, including Minnesota.

Many people struggle with understanding whether or not their case falls under the umbrella of medical malpractice. What is important to understand about this is that it’s not necessarily what happened to you. First, you’ll want to get clear on  the elements that the law defines as “medical malpractice”, then determine if those are met in your case.

Here’s what you need to know about medical malpractice in Minnesota.

What Is Medical Malpractice in Minnesota?

Medical malpractice is defined by the laws in the state as actions taken by a former or current patient of a medical practitioner for alleged [...]


What Minnesotans Should Know About the Risks of Ventilators

When it comes to COVID-19, it seems as if frightening information is constantly surfacing in the media. Take, for instance, the Journal of the American Medical Association study from April 2020.

In this study, it reported that 88 percent of COVID-19 patients in New York that were put on ventilators died. Luckily, this isn’t data that has been replicated elsewhere, even with COVID-19 patients who must be placed on ventilators.

Still, getting placed on a ventilator is frightening and can itself leave you with lifelong damage once you’ve recovered from illness. Treatment on a ventilator requires an expert, trained hand and mistakes do happen that leave patients with injuries.

If you’ve suffered damages from a ventilator due to medical malpractice, [...]