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4 Things You Must Prove to Win Your Medical Malpractice Case

To put it simply, medical malpractice is negligence on the part of a doctor or medical professional that occurs during the course of treating a patient. A medical malpractice case is a personal injury lawsuit brought by an injured patient to…
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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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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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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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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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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…
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Medical Malpractice: Early Skin Cancer Misdiagnosis

Skin cancer is the number one form of cancer found in the United States. However, it is also extremely treatable when diagnosed in the early stages. Prevention is often easy when an abnormal or precancerous mole is discovered by the patient…