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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…
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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 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…
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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…

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…