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amputation caused by accident

Amputation caused by accident is the loss of a limb or partial limb because of an accident. In some cases, a limb is amputated by mistake – such as in a wrong limb amputation case – and may be categorized…

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wrongful death

When a family suffers the death of a loved one in a wrongful death scenario they are often left blindsided by financial uncertainty. In a wrongful death action, the judge or jury measures the value of the victim’s life to…

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diagnostic errors

Diagnosis is one of the most important responsibilities performed by primary care physicians (PCPs) every day. When healthcare providers make diagnostic errors, the patient may be harmed by unnecessary treatment or delayed treatment. Because cancer spreads over time, patients who…

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Communicate Test results

Yes, patients are entitled to know the results of any medical exams performed on them. The standard of care to which health care providers are held includes an obligation to communicate test results. In addition, medical professionals must also communicate…

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Delayed diagnosis lawsuit

Colorectal cancer is a potentially fatal form of cancer that affects any part of the large bowel including the colon or rectum. It is sometimes called carcinoma of the bowel, bowel cancer, colon cancer or rectal cancer, depending on where…

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failure to diagnose

Medical care providers owe their patients a “duty of care” which is defined as the legal obligation to take reasonable care to avoid causing harm. If a doctor or other healthcare provider is proved to have violated the standard of…

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Failure to diagnose colon cancer

Colon cancer is typically a very serious form of cancer that requires treatment in a timely manner. When a failure to diagnose colon cancer occurs, a doctor may be responsible for wrongful death because the longer that colon cancer is…

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cause of action

Personal injury falls under the category of tort law.  A cause of action, in tort law, is a set of facts adequate enough to justify a right for a plaintiff to sue / bring suit to obtain money, property, or…

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TBI lawsuits

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) is typically caused by an accident and includes a wide range of medical conditions that involve trauma to the brain. Mild TBI (mTBI) are classified as cases where less severe than typical injuries cause the brain…

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defective medical devices

Medical devices can be lifesaving medical tools. A well-designed and manufactured medical device that is sterilized, used and monitored correctly can be an indispensable tool to help doctors diagnose and treat patients. When defective medical devices are used or negligent…

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