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Medical Errors Lead to Cancer Misdiagnosis

Cancer: it is a word no one wants to hear. If a cancer diagnosis is to be made, however, it is best to receive the news as soon as possible. Any delay in diagnosis can significantly alter the patient’s prognosis. These delays do happen, at times because a physician fails to appreciate the significance of…

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Playground Injuries Are Not Child’s Play

Children are resilient – at least, that is what the experts say. And it seems to be true more often than not. It is not uncommon for a child to fall down and then pop back up almost immediately, without suffering any serious injuries. At other times, they may require a quick once-over from a…

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Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma and the Link to Camp Lejeune

The PACT Act, legislation providing disability benefits to millions of veterans and their families, was signed into law by President Biden on August 10, 2022. The new law covers and expands healthcare benefits and resources available to military personnel affected by burn pits and other toxic exposures. Per the Military Times: Veterans from older generations…

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Am I Eligible for Camp Lejeune Compensation as a Civilian?

Over about three decades, the United States Marine Corps Camp Lejeune, based in North Carolina, exposed hundreds of thousands of military members and their families to contaminated water. The recent passage of the PACT Act provides these veterans a legal avenue to recover compensation for the harm and injuries they sustained as a result. However,…

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Rockstar Cheer in Greenville Was Under Investigation for Sexual Misconduct

Rockstar Cheer is a nationally franchised gym, offering classes in dance, tumbling, and other fundamentals of cheerleading. It was founded by Greenville resident Scott Foster. Foster died on Monday, and there is currently an investigation into his death. However, FITS News reports that the investigation onto Foster’s death isn’t the only investigation ongoing concerning the…

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McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips Files Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Against SBC

McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips, LLC, has filed two lawsuits against the Southern Baptist Convention (SBC), the South Carolina Baptist Convention, the Northside Baptist Church, and former youth pastor Michael D’Attoma on behalf of our clients, “Jane Doe One” and “Jane Doe Two.” The lawsuits seek damages from all parties for the abuse our client…

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Cluster of Cardiac Patients at MUSC Developing NTM Infections

In recent years, there have been outbreaks of non-tuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) infections among patients at certain hospitals in South Carolina. McGowan, Hood, Felder & Phillips, LLC has represented patients in each of these outbreaks and are now investigating a fourth such outbreak. Our firm has reason to believe another outbreak has begun at the Medical…

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