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Medical negligence solicitors advice blogs England (London, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds, Bristol etc), Scotland (Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow etc), Wales (Cardiff), Republic of Ireland (Dublin, Limerick), Northern Ireland (Belfast) and beyond.

Pharmacy Negligence- Philosophy & the Law

July 23, 2013

Typically when we think of medical malpractice we think of negligent doctors.  We read about doctors who misdiagnose patients, surgeons who leave medical instruments in patients, and anesthesiologists who used a medication that was counter indicative based on the patient’s medical history.  However, other medical professionals such as pharmacists also make mistakes, and, sadly, the […]

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Hip implants – new studies show women and those with all metal hip implants are particularly vulnerable

July 5, 2013

Why do patients with all-metal hip implants experience more pain? The DePuy ASR and Pinnacle hip implants manufactured by American healthcare colossus Johnson & Johnson have caused great controversy in light of their remarkably high failure rates – which led to a worldwide recall of approximately 93,000 ASR implants back in 2010. Concern has been […]

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How to claim compensation following a military injury

July 4, 2013

If you sustain an injury during service in the United Kingdom Armed Forces, there are two avenues which you can follow in order to claim compensation. Most commonly, military personnel choose to instruct a specialist accident claim solicitor and make a personal injury in the same way as a civilian through the county court. However, […]

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Statute of Limitations to File a Medical Malpractice Suit

June 23, 2013

If you’ve ever dealt with any legal situation, you’ve probably heard the term statute of limitations. This is the statute that defines how long you have to act in a given situation involving the courts. If you’re working with a medical malpractice attorney, they’ll make sure to file your claim before this statute expires. The […]

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Are You Still Using Mirena?

June 19, 2013

For many busy women, keeping track of birth control is one more thing to program into the “reminder” section of their iPhone and starting a family may be the farthest thing from their minds.  For many young women, a commitment to a career comes first, as well as a trustworthy, hassle-free birth control option.  For […]

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How to Recognize and Respond To Medical Malpractice

June 15, 2013

There is an old saying that goes,“If you have your health – you have everything.” Staying healthy takes effort, and every bit of that effort is worthwhile. Part of that effort includes going to a doctor for regular exams or to address a problem. According to the personal injury attorneys at www.virginia-personalinjurylawyer.com, “in general, any […]

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E-Prescriptions: Reducing Medication Errors

May 25, 2013

The digital age has made e-mail and texting the preferred method of written communication. However, one area where handwriting has persisted until recently has been for medical prescriptions. This is very unfortunate, since inappropriate directions and sloppy writing has led to what are known in the medical industry as preventable adverse drug events. While some […]

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Medical Negligence Scars Hospital Records Leaving Behind Distressing Injuries after Childbirth

May 23, 2013

Tackling postnatal trauma is itself a challenge for the new mother because of physical and mental complications. When a stab of pain is added to the already-difficult situation in the form of child birth injury, it takes its toll on the joys of motherhood. Especially, when such injuries have long standing repercussions, it leaves behind a trail […]

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NHS sets aside £17.5 billion for medical negligence claims

May 2, 2013

After a sharp increase in the number of medical errors, the NHS has set aside £17.5 billion to cover the costs of paying compensation to thousands of people that are set to make clinical negligence claims. A report compiled by MP’s revealed that there has been a surge of 11 per cent in just one […]

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Pulmonary Embolism Caused by Yaz Birth Control

April 28, 2013

A pulmonary embolism is a blood clot in the lungs and can lead to a coma, heart attack, and even death. It is a serious condition and there has been a great deal of focus on the birth control pill Yaz as causing this harmful side effect. There are many Yaz lawsuits being filed across […]

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