Polewski & Associates Blog

Injury & Malpractice Attorney Serving Clients Near Dallas, Ft. Worth, Plano, Arlington, Irving, North Texas & Arkansas

June 01, 2018
Keeping Malpractice Secret From The Public Our courts historically are open to the public, not only in terms of giving every citizen access to the courts to solve disputes, but also in terms of giving all citizens access to what is going on in suits involving others. On  any given day in Little... Read Full Post
May 04, 2018
  Many Victims--But Very Few Malpractice Suits.  Why? Study after study--by the National Academy of Science’s Institute of Medicine, the National Institute of Health, major medical schools and others, has conclude that hundreds of thousands of people die every year in this country because of... Read Full Post
April 19, 2018
Should there be “caps” on damages that juries can award? One of the fondest dreams of insurance carriers is that they will get to continue charging high rates for insurance but that our legislature will cap their potential downside risk.  Big businesses like car manufacturers and investment... Read Full Post
March 29, 2018
Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Help Everyone Talk radio hosts and insurance lobbyists have made their careers criticizing people who file suit – as if using the courts guaranteed by the Constitution was dirty. Who is funding all this talk? People who get sued and their insurance companies, of course... Read Full Post
March 12, 2018
Wrongful Death Lawsuits At my firm we handle a variety of Wrongful Death lawsuits.  Because we work on so many medical malpractice cases, most of the Wrongful Death suits we handle are also medical malpractice cases.  Just yesterday, I had a client call us about a medical malpractice case, but she... Read Full Post
February 17, 2018
The Common Surgery that Can Be Uncommonly Dangerous Hysterectomy surgery--in which a woman's uterus is removed--is an extremely common surgery.  Tens of thousands of American women have this operation done every year.  Over the last several decades, improvements in equipment and techniques have... Read Full Post
February 03, 2018
Chain Dentistry--A Dangerous Trend  As you have no doubt noticed, there has been a sudden proliferation of dental chains—places where you don’t know who the dentist is providing your care, any more than you know who wrapped your hamburger at the last McDonald’s you stopped at.    The way these... Read Full Post
January 21, 2018
The “Conspiracy of Silence” in Medical Malpractice Cases             In a medical malpractice case the injured patient is required to prove his case with expert testimony from another professional to the effect that the defendant failed to provide proper care to the plaintiff.             Such... Read Full Post
January 11, 2018
Gall bladder removal—what surgeons call “cholecystectomy” is one of the top five most common surgeries performed in the United States.  These surgeries are typically performed by “general surgeons” who also perform a large variety of other surgeries. The goal of the surgery is simple:  to isolate... Read Full Post
August 04, 2017
In a medical malpractice case, as in many other types of cases against professionals, the plaintiff is required to prove his case with expert testimony from another professional to the effect that the defendant failed to provide proper care to the plaintiff. Such testimony is often required to even... Read Full Post