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Medical Errors: The Leading Cause of Death

When you go to the hospital, you want to feel safe and in good hands, but recent reports suggest that the number of people who suffer harm caused by medical errors made in US hospitals is much higher than previously thought. When a person is…
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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.…

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…