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Patient Rights When a Doctor is Wrong

September 30, 2013

Doctors are the magicians we turn to when sniffles become more than a cold, or pain becomes more than we can bear. It’s an impressive title, meant to instill trust and assure us we are in the right hands. But what happens if that trust is broken? When a case of strep lasts too long, […]

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Mirena IUD Caused Injury? You May Be Eligible for Compensation

August 13, 2013

  Many women today use some form of contraception as a way to plan the size of their families. While most birth control is safe to use, other forms cause women to suffer serious health problems. Bayer Pharmaceutical’s Mirena IUD in particular has proven to be one of the more detrimental forms of birth control […]

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Medical Malpractice Meets Fraud

June 25, 2013

Medical malpractice has reached another level this week with reports coming from a Chicago hospital regarding a pulmonologist who allegedly performed unnecessary tracheotomies—procedures to open air passages in the windpipe—according to the Chicago Tribune. The owner, chief financial officer and five physicians of Chicago’s Sacred Heart Hospital are charged with Medicare fraud. The issues is […]

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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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5 Texas Pharmacies with Medical Malpractice Claims Filed Against Them

April 28, 2013

When you need to have a prescription filled, you might not consider whether the pharmacy you choose is the right one. After all, it’s easy to assume that all pharmacies are essentially the same and that it’s a simple procedure to fill a prescription. Yet there are many things that can go wrong between the […]

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Treatment Options for Traumatic Brain Injury

April 5, 2013

We often hear, “the world is a dangerous place.” The planet is not only filled with emotional problems and mental stressors, but many physical hazards, as well. While there are a number of dangers faced by individuals living in the world today, the development of a traumatic brain injury is one of the most common. […]

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Medical Malpractice Claims; Only the Researched Survive

February 27, 2013

From the perspective of medical doctors, the current model of medical malpractice is not sustainable. Medical malpractice claims are rising. This current trend leads to higher costs for medical practitioners in attorney fees and insurance, contributes to the stress of the practice of medicine, and sometimes dissuades the best and brightest doctors from entering higher […]

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What You Need To Know About Medical Malpractice

February 14, 2013

(US law) Considering that 195,000 people are killed on average every year in the U.S. because of medical malpractice means that it’s not as uncommon as people think. You hope doctors, nurses and other medical professionals know what they are doing in the moment, but they have lapses in thought and knowledge at times and […]

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Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis? Get Legal Help

February 6, 2013

One of the most common forms of cancer affecting women around the world is breast cancer; in rare cases, it affects men, as well. In any of the incidents where you or any of your loved ones have been suffering from breast cancer and the doctors fail to diagnose it or misdiagnose it, there are […]

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What To Do If You Think Your Psychiatrist Is Guilty Of Malpractice

February 5, 2013

All psychiatrists have a duty to care for their patients and protect them from harm. Psychiatric malpractice is very different from traditional medicine malpractices because it often deals with people who are mentally ill or unstable. If you suspect that your psychiatrist is guilty of malpractice, read the information below. What Constitutes as Malpractice? Many […]

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