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Archive: Medical Malpractice

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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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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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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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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medical malpractice lawsuit

As in all medical malpractice cases, a disappointing outcome is not enough to classify as medical malpractice. When cosmetic and elective procedures cause harm due to negligence, however, the plastic surgeon may be held responsible through a medical malpractice lawsuit…

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medical malpractice lawyer

Medical malpractice cases are complicated because they involve both legal and medical expertise; they are time consuming because they require gathering medical documents and interviewing medical experts. A medical malpractice lawyer must have personal injury skills as well as contacts…

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failure to diagnose

Medical malpractice lawyers receive a lot of calls from patients who are unhappy with the outcome of the medical treatment or care that they received. In most of these situations, however, medical malpractice has not actually occurred. In fact, to…

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failure to perform c-section properly

A wrongful death occurs when a person dies or is killed due to the negligence or misconduct (intent to cause harm) of another person. When a person dies wrongfully as a result of medical malpractice, the estate of the wrongfully…

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prescription drug errors

Prescription medications are widely used across the United States with almost one-third of adults taking more than five medications. While many do experience improved health with prescription medication, a medication error can cause harm to a patient called an adverse…

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catastrophic injury

Children and infants represent five percent of all spinal cord injuries in the United States. In some of these cases, the damage was the result of a birth injury. The effects of infant spinal cord injuries can be devastating so…

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