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The Tragic Consequences of Anesthesia Errors

When you are about to undergo surgery, you have a lot on your mind. You may be worried about the surgery going well and/or how long it will take you to recover afterward. One thing that you may not think about is the risk of undergoing anesthesia.…
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The Danger of Delayed and Misdiagnosis of Cancer

Some of the most terrifying words that an individual can hear from their physician are, "you have cancer". After finding out that you or a loved one has cancer, many questions often arise, most notably: Is it something that the physician…
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The Prolonged Use of IVC Filter Implants Can Lead To Serious Health Concerns

Every year, tens of thousands of patients in the US receive Inferior Vena Cava Filter (IVC FILTER) implants. These implants prevent blood clots from traveling to a patient’s lungs and causing pulmonary embolism. They are intended for short-term…
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Erb's Palsy - Causes, Types & Treatments

Erb's Palsy is a form of birth injury involving severe damage to the brachial plexus nerves, muscle and/or bones in a baby's shoulder(s) and which often occurs during labor and delivery. The brachial plexus nerves begin at the base of the…
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Medical Malpractice & Diabetes

More than 23 million Americans are afflicted with diabetes––the 7th most common cause of death in America. Diabetes is the single most common cause of adult blindness, kidney failure, and non-traumatic amputations in the nation. Because…
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3 Common Misconceptions About Medical Malpractice Cases

The law surrounding medical malpractice is complicated, and you will need the assistance of an experienced medical malpractice attorney to help you navigate the law and achieve a successful outcome. That being said, here are 3 common misconceptions…
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Birth Injuries Caused By Medical Malpractice

If your child or a child of someone you know has suffered a severe birth injury that you believe is the result of medical malpractice, you should consult with an experienced and knowledgeable attorney as soon as possible. A birth injury is…
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Difference Between Medical Errors and Medical Negligence

Medical treatment can sometimes result in adverse consequences. These consequences are frequently the result of one kind of medical error or another. A recent study done at John Hopkins University School of Medicine suggests that medical errors…

I Signed a Waiver before My Medical Procedure: Can I still Sue?

If you have undergone a medical procedure, such as plastic surgery or some riskier operation, you will have, in most cases, signed a waiver or release form. But, if your medical procedure did not go as planned, or you are experiencing serious…

Medical Malpractice: Hospital Cleaning Practices

Effective hospital cleaning practices are a key factor in preventing the spread of disease. Germs on hospital tables, bed rails, toilets, light switches, and other surfaces can spread infection if they are not properly sterilized. The Centers…