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Lawsuits for Breast Implants Complications

Cosmetic surgery is becoming more and more common worldwide. Approximately, 80% of all cosmetic surgical procedures are undergone by women and the most common is breast augmentation. The first breast implantation procedure was performed in Houston, Texas back in 1962. Today, approximately 1.7 million breast implantation procedures are performed worldwide every year. People get breast […]

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Common Medical Mistakes That Can Trigger a Malpractice Lawsuit

You don’t have to be an expert to know that serious and often deadly medical mistakes occur too often when people seek health care. Estimates place the number of deaths directly related to medical mistakes at approximately 98,000 every year in hospital settings alone. This, by itself, makes medical mistakes the third leading cause of […]

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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. But, anytime you go under the influence of […]

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The Basics of Medical Malpractice Cases

Health care practitioners have a legal duty to their patients. In fact, health care professionals have to observe rigid medical guidelines when diagnosing and treating patients. Whenever a doctor or other healthcare professional provides medical care that falls beneath the level of care that is expected in the medical community, they may face a medical […]

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What Must Be Proved In A Nursing Home Abuse Case?

Nursing home abuse cases are very difficult to handle from an emotional standpoint because they most often involve a loved one being neglected, mistreated, or malnourished. Making them even more difficult is the fact that it’s your word against that of a big business or organization. In order to receive compensation for a nursing home […]

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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 should have recognized earlier? If it had been treated appropriately and at the appropriate […]

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Imodium Overdoses Linked to Heart Problems

The Federal Drug Administration has warned that taking higher than the recommended doses of Imodium, whether intentionally or unintentionally can lead to serious heart problems and even death. If you or someone you know has taken Imodium in higher than recommended doses, whether intentionally or unintentionally and is experiencing any of the following symptoms, call […]

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St. Jude Defibrillator Implants Lawsuits

St. Jude Medical has recalled two types of its medical defibrillators after patients died as a result of malfunctioning batteries. The FDA has identified this as a Class 1 recall, the most serious type of recall there is. Use of a defective St. Jude defibrillator can cause serious injury and even death. The Federal Drug […]

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Cholesterol Drug Zocor Linked to Serious and Life Threatening Conditions

Statins are drugs commonly prescribed by doctors to help patients lower their cholesterol. The synthetic statin Zocor sold by Merck had been on the market since 1991, and since 2006, Zocor has also been marketed under the name Simvastatin in generic form. Zocor, especially in higher doses, has been linked to serious and life-threatening medical […]

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Bard IVC Filter Lawsuits

Bard IVC filters were designed to save lives. But instead, they are putting thousands of Americans at risk. Many patients are walking around with Bard IVC filters and do not know that they could be deadly. If you or a loved one have a Bard IVC filter implanted and has suffered an adverse side effect […]