During the pandemic, many people have differed medical care. The consequences could be significant as this Wall Street Journal article points out.
Our nationwide FTCA Practice generates many contacts relating to medical malpractice at government facilities. These days, issues relating to COVID delays frequently pop up. To say it complicates case selection is an understatement.
Even before the pandemic, the VA system was rife with delays. Screening tests frequently got lost in the shuffle. Now we have to consider the unusual circumstances of the last year.
Being a malpractice lawyer means that you have to stay abreast of scientific and medical developments. Frequently, this makes our business challenging. It is also what makes it so interesting - and at times downright fun.