Hoffer & Sheremet educates patients and physicians to improve physician patient relationships and decrease medical malpractice risk.

Tips for a Satisfying Physician-Patient Relationship From Medical Malpractice Attorneys

We get calls every day from patients who feel they have been wronged by their doctors. Many times these wrongs are perceived slights, failure to communicate, or a failure to ensure the patient understands his or her health situation. In some circumstances, medical negligence could have been avoided with a stronger physician-patient relationship.  It is...Read More
electric cautery, burn during surgery, surgical burn, surgery malpractice

Harrison v Munson: Three Big Questions Remain Unanswered

The long-awaited decision in Harrison v Munson Medical Center was issued yesterday.  To briefly recap, the patient sued Munson, among others, after she was burned with a Bovie device during surgery.  Munson presented a defense based on habit, routine, and practice evidence (i.e., what health care practitioners usually do), claiming no one involved had...Read More
attorney for prescription malpractice, pharmacy malpractice

MAPS Overhaul Effective April 4 and Other Legislative Responses to Michigan’s Opioid Crisis

Twice as many people in Michigan die from drug overdoses than from car accidents.  Let the gravity of that statistic sink in for a moment.  Twice as many.  And even more startling –about 80% of heroin users previously misused prescription opioids.  So it is not surprising to find that Michigan has the tenth highest per capita opioid...Read More