If there is a strip mall near you, chances are good that it includes an Urgent Care facility. These are free-standing medical centers that operate as a hybrid between an emergency room and health clinic. Designed to treat patients with acute medical conditions and minor traumas. They do not serve patients with serious, life-threatening conditions. […]
Plastic surgeries are usually elective procedures women and men undergo to improve their personal appearance. Sometimes they are necessary to correct the consequences from a serious accident, such as a fire that caused disfiguring burns. When you go under the knife, you expect your surgeon to be competent and professional. A simple mistake before, during, […]
A pacemaker is a medical device, first used in Sweden in the 1950s, for patients with heart problems. The device sends electrical impulses that help stabilize patients who have irregular heartbeats. Implanting a pacemaker is usually performed by a cardiologist or a surgeon.
Unfortunately, some pacemakers have flaws which can cause death, heart attacks, or heart […]
Cerebral palsy, often caused by medical malpractice at birth, affects the brain and the nervous system of newborns. The condition lasts a lifetime. It often requires extensive physical and emotional therapy. Cerebral palsy is not considered a degenerative disease—meaning that the condition itself generally does not worsen with aging. Having said that, though, as many […]
Cataracts are cloudiness in eye lenses that cause vision loss over time. The exact cause of cataracts is not known but they are very common for people over 65 years of age. In cataract surgery, an ophthalmologist removes the defective lens and replaces it with an artificial lens. The two types of cataract surgeries are […]
While not even doctors can be infallible, we still look to them to always have the right answers and to provide the perfect cure when we are sick. Sometimes, despite their best efforts, doctors make mistakes in diagnosing a disease or ailment, and sometimes those mistakes are honest ones and other times they are a […]
Stem cells hold abundant promise that one day, they will be able to repair and regenerate tissue and create seemingly miraculous therapies customized for an individual. The problem is that stem cell therapy is still in its infancy; unless a patient is undergoing hematopoietic stem cell (HSC) transplantation, his or her treatment is an experimental […]
In July, the American Association for Justice held its annual convention in Boston. It was another well-attended meeting, filled with helpful seminars and panels, networking opportunities and excellent opportunities to make new friends and spend time with old ones.
But the attorneys here at Paulson & Nace, PLLC kept pretty busy at this year’s convention, having […]
Paulson & Nace, PLLC, is proud to announce that partner Christopher T. Nace and firm founder Barry J. Nace have both been selected for inclusion in the 24th edition of The Best Lawyers in America©. This is Chris’s 5th consecutive year being named to this exclusive list. He was selected for his work in the […]
A Victory for the Victims: D.C. Appeals Court Allows Class Action Lawsuit against CareFirst to Proceed
Back in 2014, CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield was hacked, and the personal information of more than a million patients was potentially stolen. When the time came to file a class action lawsuit against CareFirst, those victims trusted Paulson & Nace, PLLC to fight for them in court.
On August 1, 2017, the U.S. Court of Appeals for […]