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19Nov

Medical Malpractice Myths Versus Reality

Posted by Rachel Harmon in Medical Malpractice Law
Our Indiana medical malpractice attorneys separate medical malpractice myths and reality.

It is understood that medicine is not an exact science.  Most healthcare providers are genuine in their desire to provide good healthcare to their patients.  But, medical mistakes occur and people are harmed by those mistakes.  The truth is that…

20Oct

Helpful Tips for Spotting Breast Cancer Before It’s Too Late

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Medical Malpractice Law
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Receiving a breast cancer diagnosis can be devastating, particularly when the diagnosis comes too late for the most effective treatment options to be administered. In these cases, a breast cancer patient may have the right to file a claim against…

14Oct

Indiana Emergency Rooms Are Not All Equal

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Medical Malpractice Law
Our Indiana medical malpractice attorneys list tips on what you should know about going to the ER.

When you are injured or your health is in jeopardy, going to your local hospital emergency room is often the best option for getting the care you need. These facilities offer around-the-clock access to medical providers with a variety of…

9Jun

Dangers of Transitions from Hospital to Home

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Medical Malpractice Law
Our Indiana medical malpractice attorneys warn about the dangers of transitions from hospital to home.

Patients are often released from a hospital before they are fully healed or at optimal health. In some cases, they are released to their home, where they are expected to perform self-care (such as taking medications or ensuring that a…

5May

Can We Predict Which Doctors Will Face Malpractice Suits?

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Medical Malpractice Law
Our Indiana medical malpractice attorneys reports on medical malpractice stats and if its possible to predict which doctors will face malpractice suits.

Suing a doctor can seem like a daunting task if you are currently dealing with injuries or the loss of a loved one due to medical malpractice. At the law offices of Baker & Gilchrist, we understand how difficult the…

1Apr

Indiana Medical Malpractice Act Revision Signed Into Law

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Medical Malpractice Law
Indiana medical malpractice act is revised to increase caps on damages for victims.

For the first time in nearly two decades, lawmakers in Indiana have voted in favor of a change to the cap on medical malpractice damages in the state for those who have been a victim of medical malpractice. The current…

25Mar

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Review 2014 Indiana Medical Errors Report

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Baker and Gilchrist News, Medical Malpractice Law
Our Indiana medical malpractice attorneys review the 2014 Indiana Medical Errors Report.

Each year, the Indiana State Department of Health publishes results from the Indiana Medical Error Reporting System. This report measures the frequency of acts of negligence that should never happen in a healthcare setting but does not record all incidents that…

9Mar

Government Makes Obtaining Personal Medical Records Easier

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Medical Malpractice Law
Our Indiana medical malpractice attorneys report that the government has made obtaining personal medical records easier.

When medical mistakes and errors are made, we expect our medical records to provide clues as to what happened, as well as how such an error could have occurred. Unfortunately, patients involved in medical malpractice cases are often shocked when…

9Mar

Farewell to Attorney of Counsel Kelly Scanlan

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Baker and Gilchrist News
Indiana lawyer Kelly Scanlan

It is with mixed feelings that I say goodbye to Rex Baker, Caroline Gilchrist, and the legal staff and nurse consultants at Baker & Gilchrist. I have been fortunate beyond measure to work with the Baker & Gilchrist team since…

12Feb

Caroline Gilchrist: 2016 Top 25 Women Indiana Super Lawyer

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Baker and Gilchrist News, Medical Malpractice Law
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As a female lawyer for over 33 years, Caroline Gilchrist’s goals have simply been to do her best on behalf of her clients and represent her profession in an honorable way.   Some of the best rewards over the years has…

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