Trentalange & Kelley operates on the principle that they do the right thing, without regard to outward pressures. In health care today, sometimes doing the right thing—to do no harm—runs contrary to the pressures of the system. When individuals are wrongfully harmed by systemic business decisions or practitioners, the attorneys of Trentalange & Kelley tenaciously…

Medical malpractice happens when a patient is harmed by a doctor, nurse, or another medical professional who fails to competently perform his or her medical duties. A patient is injured by a negligent act or omission by a doctor, lab, nurse, surgeon, or another medical professional. The negligence might be the result of errors in…

Negligence Action Filed by Cruise Ship Passengers for Response to the COVID-19 Outbreak The first lawsuits are being filed in connection with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Of course, may people have lost their lives or have become ill from the disease, and now one group of California residents is now bringing an action in federal…

A few of the most commonly asked questions regarding medical malpractice. Choose a link to jump right to a question and answer, or just scroll down and browse the page. What is “Medical Malpractice”? What must be shown to prevail in a medical malpractice case? What is the first step in pursuing a medical malpractice…

There are over 17,000 medical malpractice claims filed every year in the United States. This, of course, does not equal the number of medical errors that occur every year and does not include the number of cases that go unreported. But, new studies into medical negligence and malpractice are shining a light on the specifics…

Bedsores, also called pressure sores or pressure ulcers, are injuries to the skin and underlying tissue due to prolonged pressure that limits blood flow to the skin. They most often appear on skin that covers bony parts of the body. For example, the back of the patient’s head, back, heels, or buttocks. Those most at…

Medical malpractice is a big problem in the United States, leading to medical complications, disabilities, and even death. A report published in the New England Journal of Medicine states that medical negligence is the 3rd leading cause of death in the United States, accounting for 100,000 deaths due to misdiagnosis and 195,000 deaths due to…

Millions of Americans undergo surgery every year. Some procedures are emergent, while others are elective. As with any procedure, there are risks and benefits to surgery. As a patient, it is your right and responsibility to be informed about the procedure being performed and ask questions regarding the procedure to your healthcare provider. Understanding the…

More American women are dying from pregnancy-related complications than any other developed country in the world. Let that sink in for a moment. The United States, for all its wealth and technology and highly skilled professionals, is the most dangerous developed country in the world for a woman to give birth. Where deaths per 100,000…

Attorney Mike Trentalange secures medical malpractice recovery for couple whose son was born with severe birth defects. July 23, 2018, Tampa, FL – A Tampa, Florida Jury returned a $41.1 million verdict in a medical negligence case tried by Mike Trentalange of Trentalange & Kelley, P.A. The jury found in favor of a Hillsborough County…

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