Medical malpractice articles include how preventable medical errors cause serious harm to patients, including surgical injuries and birth injuries.

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Complications With Gastric Bypass Surgery? It Could Be Medical Malpractice, Attorney Says

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In a recent video interview, a medical malpractice attorney warned that a gastric bypass surgery could cause major complications if the surgical team isn’t careful. Attorney Michael Warshauer issued these warnings in a discussion with AskTheLawyers.com™. He was discussing gastric bypass surgery, which could involve removing portions of the stomach or intestine, depending on the […]

How to Appeal a Medical Malpractice Verdict

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If your medical malpractice lawsuit didn’t end in your favor, keep in mind that it’s not the end of the road. You can appeal the decision to the court of appeals in your state. Depending on how the verdict came about will determine when and how your appeal will be filed, so consult your attorney […]

Feeling Sick After an MRI? This Could Be Why

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If you’re feeling sick after receiving an MRI, you’re not alone. Many patients who received MRIs have come forward with the same claims of toxic side effects. It turns out that an element used to make the MRI results easier to read may be dangerous to the human body. If you’re experiencing strange symptoms after […]

Is Cerebral Palsy Caused by Medical Malpractice?

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Cerebral palsy can be caused by medical malpractice. That’s not always the case, though, as there are several types of cerebral palsy, with a variety of potential causes. In general, the disorder is a bit of a mystery, and yet it remains one of the most common conditions among children in the United States. An […]

What Is the Difference Between a Failed Procedure and Medical Malpractice?

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Surgery—no matter how simple or complex—isn’t a light matter. In any situation, you’re dealing with the possibility of something going wrong. In some cases, the medical team commits negligence or somehow deviates from the standards of care, resulting in harm. In other cases, the surgery did not work as intended, even though the medical team […]

New York Man Files Medical Malpractice Suit for IVC Filter Blood Clots

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Medical malpractice law is a subset of personal injury law: someone wrongfully injured you, it just happens to involve a doctor’s office, hospital, or pharmacist. Legally that medical establishment may be liable for damages, whatever they may be. This is the case for one New York resident by the name of Ivan C. (claimant) who […]

How to Prove “Pain and Suffering” in Your Claim

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It is common to hear the term “pain and suffering” in personal injury cases, and many people seek to include it with their compensation for medical costs. Unfortunately, “pain and suffering” has come to be associated with exaggerated claims, and some individuals tend to roll their eyes and minimize actual struggles that warrant the claims. […]

Misdiagnosis and Lack of Treatment Can Worsen Symptoms of TBI

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The brain is one of the most important parts of our body, and as someone that has been severely injured in a motorcycle accident, I can also understand how frightening an injury to the brain can be. The brain is our body’s control center, and it’s protection consists of floating in cerebrospinal fluid within a […]

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Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

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Medical malpractice cases are more common than many people think. In fact, medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the United States according to a recent John Hopkins study, and that isn’t even counting all of the injuries. This isn’t the most comforting thought, but it is still important to be aware […]

The July Effect: “You’re My First Patient Ever!”

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July can be a rather precarious time for patients. Perhaps you have heard this time of year referred to as the “July Effect” in America or even “The Killing Season” in the UK. These rather startling names have come into existence due to the fresh crop of new medical students that begin residency training each […]

Medical Negligence: Patient Denied Test Learns He Has AIDS

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If you have a caring and competent doctor or nurse in your life, you might want to reach out and let them know they are appreciated. Thankfully, the vast majority of medical care is great. But, when a situation occurs where a patient is truly a victim of medical negligence, the damage they can do […]

Medical Malpractice Case Confirms Numerous Patients Were Unnecessarily Prescribed Dangerous Medication

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Recently, a story broke in Detroit, Michigan about a group of individuals that exploited patients in order to conduct a $200 million scheme under a facade of authentic medical care. Needless to say, much suffering and heartache was caused by this deception, particularly since medical malpractice was committed, and patients were prescribed unnecessary harmful and […]

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Hospital Scandal to Negate Insurance For More Money is Exposed

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Car accident? One collision is bad enough, but beware of another kind of potential collision regarding medical bills and medical liens that can happen between you and your hospital after the wreck.  Michael Warner is someone that experienced this after he was sent to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta. He promptly received adequate medical care, […]

Malpractice at VA: Scalpel Found in Veterans Stomach After 4 Years

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Another example of medical malpractice at VA hospital: the federal lawsuit said there was, “an abandoned surgical instrument in plaintiff’s body.”  A scalpel was in his abdomen, to be exact. It was left in veteran 61-year-old Glenford Turner’s body from his surgery four years prior at the Veterans Affairs (VA) hospital in West Craven, Connecticut. […]

Does Retinopathy of Prematurity Cause Vision Problems Later in Life?

Retinopathy of prematurity (ROP) occurs when babies are born prematurely. After they are born, their eyes’ blood vessels continue to develop abnormally and reach toward the retina. This can lead to total retinal detachment and permanent blindness if doctors fail to act in a timely manner. While certain forms of vision treatment can preserve the […]

Masa Flour Linked to Premature Birth

According to the March of Dimes, 24 percent of babies born prematurely in the United States come from Hispanic families. However, Hispanics only make up 17 percent of the country’s population. Researchers may have found the cause of these disproportionate statistics: masa flour, a corn flour used in many Hispanic dishes, lacks folic acid. Most […]

What Does the Medical Community’s Resistance to Change Mean for Medical Malpractice?

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From a both a medical and societal perspective, change has long been needed in the medical community. Still, the medical community seems as resistant as ever to implementing innovative safety measures. Below we will look at some startling medical malpractice statistics. The Joint Commission, a nonprofit organization that accredits more than 20,000 healthcare organizations, showed […]

What Does the Medical Community's Resistance to Change Mean for Medical Malpractice?

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From a both a medical and societal perspective, change has long been needed in the medical community. Still, the medical community seems as resistant as ever to implementing innovative safety measures. Below we will look at some startling medical malpractice statistics. The Joint Commission, a nonprofit organization that accredits more than 20,000 healthcare organizations, showed […]