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prescription drug errors

According to the Federal Drug Administration (FDA), prescription drug errors are the direct cause of at least 1.3 million injuries every year in the United States. These injuries cost the medical system $3.5 billion in extra medical costs annually. A…

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surgical error

Every year more than 4,000 people who undergo surgery are injured from a surgical error; preventable mistakes called “never events.” A study released on WebMD, looked at malpractice claim information for surgical “never events” from the National Practitioner Data Bank…

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medical malpractice

When the elderly reach a stage where they need help to handle the daily tasks of taking care of themselves, many people turn to a nursing home for support. In some cases, the elderly person is unable to make the…

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slip and fall accident

A slip and fall accident causing injury is a common type of personal injury used to describe an accident that occurs on someone else’s property. Slip and fall lawsuits fall under “premises liability”; their purpose is to hold the property…

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medical malpractice lawyer

If you or a loved one is suffering from an injury caused by medical malpractice you may be wondering how you will pay for your medical care or make-up lost wages while you recover. The answer is a medical malpractice…

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wrongful death claim

A wrongful death claim may be brought when a person dies as a result of the negligence, fault or malice of another person or entity. Wrongful deaths occur in a variety of ways ranging from car accidents to medical malpractice…

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VA Health Care

A study on VA health care conducted by the RAND Corporation and published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine in 2016 found that while “The Veterans Affairs health care system generally performs better than or similar to other health…

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delayed diagnosis

Colorectal cancer screenings are a vital tool in reducing delayed diagnosis that can lead to deadly results. When cancer screenings are performed correctly and in a timely manner, they may lead to an early diagnosis and a much greater chance…

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Infant Mortality Due to Lack of Prenatal Care

Studies show increased infant mortality due to lack of prenatal care. Late or no prenatal care is defined by the percentage of mothers who report on their child’s birth certificate only receiving prenatal care in their third trimester or no…

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failure to diagnose

Missed diagnoses, lack of diagnosis and failure to diagnose are defined as a lack of diagnosis that leads to no, delayed or inaccurate treatment. Failure to diagnose a patient with an illness can cause serious health problems for the patient…

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