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A California couple is suing Tri-City Medical Center in Oceanside for medical malpractice and assault and battery after 26-year old Delphina Mota was strapped down and underwent a cesarean section without anesthesia.  The woman’s fiancée, 35-year-old Paul Iheanachor, was in…

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Personal injury

In most personal injury cases the plaintiff (injured party) is required to establish that another party’s negligence caused their injuries. For example, a business owner may have acted negligently by failing to place a “wet floor” sign on a wet…

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chronic pain management

With the shocking rise in opioid addiction and overdose deaths in the last decade, physicians are under increasing scrutiny to avoid overprescribing pain medication and patients are sometimes running into resistance when seeking pain medication for chronic pain mangement. In…

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prescription drug errors

Prescription drugs are an important part of treating hundreds of thousands of patients every year. Many patients take multiple prescription drugs on a continuous basis while others use them temporarily to heal from an infection or other type of illness….

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anesthesia error

Anesthesia is used by anesthesiologists for the purpose of performing a medical procedure without causing pain to the patient. Anesthesia is a very important tool used to enable patient treatment and it is usually only beneficial, but when an anesthesia…

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colon cancer diagnoses

Colorectal cancer is responsible for the second highest number of cancer-related deaths among Americans. While people over the age of 65 are most likely to receive colon cancer diagnoses, the rate at which younger people are diagnosed with rectal cancer…

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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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