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Child Dies After Failed Tracheostomy: Family Obtains Legal Victory

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Attorney Michael Perez | 888-981-5602 | FREE Consult You can’t live if you can’t breathe. This is why airway management is such a crucial area for medical professionals to know. Attorney Michael Perez helped secure a settlement for a family who lost a loved one because the attending physicians practiced poor airway management. Michael Perez […]

Patient Stopped Breathing? It Might Be Medical Malpractice

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Attorney Michael Perez | 888-981-5602 | FREE Consult | No Fee Unless You Win Helping patients breathe is one of the first things that nearly everyone in the medical field learns how to perform. Just a few moments without oxygen can cause brain damage or death. Intubation and extubation are forms of airway management. Even […]

Paralyzed in the Hospital? Contact a Lawyer Immediately

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Michael Warshauer | 888-981-5602 | FREE Consult If a hospital makes a mistake and the patient suffers a permanent injury as a result, don’t expect the hospital to apologize or admit fault. If something like this happened to you, you need someone to investigate on your behalf. With the help of an attorney, you can […]

Was It Medical Malpractice or a Bad Outcome?

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Medical procedures do not always have successful patient outcomes. Sometimes, this is the result of medical errors. As a matter of fact, medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the United States. But a bad outcome does not, in itself, mean that medical malpractice happened. Doctors may make the right decisions and put […]

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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 […]

Interview: Failure to Diagnose

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Misdiagnosis, also known as failure to diagnose, occurs when a doctor fails to correctly diagnose a patient’s condition. This can result from mistakes made during the testing process, and failing to perform certain tests. A common form of misdiagnosis: failing to realize that the patient has cancer, allowing the condition to worsen over time. We […]

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 […]

Interview: What You Need to Know About Medical Malpractice

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Medical malpractice is one of the leading causes of death in America. More than 250,000 people die in the United States every year due to a preventable medical error. What are you supposed to do after something goes wrong in the delivery room? How can you tell if it was negligence, or just an operation […]

Is Failure to Diagnose Cancer Medical Malpractice?

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At what point does failure to diagnose a disease like cancer cross the line into medical malpractice? Kathy McArthur explains how failure to diagnose cancer can be considered negligence in certain cases. Video transcript: Today’s topic is what is the meaning of a delay in diagnosis in breast cancer situations, and when is it legally […]

Interview: Gastric Bypass Surgery Complications

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When a patient receives gastric bypass surgery, the medical team must make sure to prevent leaks. An anastomotic leak can lead to sepsis, which causes severe complications. Atlanta injury attorney Michael Warshauer has years of handling medical malpractice lawsuits. Here he explains what patients can do if they’re suffering from gastric bypass surgery complications. Topics […]

Traumatic Birth? Get Answers with a Birth Injury Attorney

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Attorney Lyle Griffin Warshauer | 888-981-5602 | FREE Consult | No Fee Unless You Win Why are birth injuries still happening in the United States, with rates especially high in the black and Hispanic communities? Birth injuries can be devastating to mother and child alike, causing physical and emotional trauma that can last a lifetime. […]

Interview: Emergency Room Malpractice

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Mistakes made in the emergency room can have disastrous consequences. Asked injury attorney Nancy Winkler about emergency room malpractice, doctor error, and surgical errors, and what victims can do about it. Topics covered in this video: Is emergency room medical malpractice common? What types of malpractice occur in the ER? How do errors in the […]

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 […]

When a Doctor Fails to Diagnose Cancer

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What if a doctor fails to diagnose cancer, and the patient dies as a result? Frank Cristiano explains that it could be considered grounds for a medical malpractice or wrongful death lawsuit. Transcript: Cancer is obviously a very serious condition that can cause horrible consequences and oftentimes is fatal. However if detected early your chances […]

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 […]

Interview: Medical Malpractice vs Failed Procedure

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There’s a big difference between medical malpractice and a failed procedure. If a surgery, operation, or other form of treatment doesn’t have the desired effect, this may not necessarily be grounds to file a lawsuit. However, if the medical team deviates from the normal standard of care, or otherwise makes a serious error, then the […]

“Rock of the Family” Lost Due to Medical Malpractice and Myocardial Infarction

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A doctor failed to read a man’s EKG after surgery. As a result, the patient sustained a myocardial infarction. This eventually proved fatal. A failure to diagnose a condition, as well as a misdiagnosis, can have permanent and fatal effects. The family members of lost loved ones have the right to seek justice through a […]

Medical Malpractice: Radiology Errors

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When a dangerous symptom slips through the cracks of the hospital system, medical malpractice can occur. We expect our medical staff to notice these red flags and act accordingly. In this video, Nancy Winkler explains a case she handled where a radiologist misread an X-ray and failed to diagnose cancer. As a result, a cancerous […]