Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice

Medical Errors Now Third Leading Cause of Death in U.S.

July 14, 2016

Medical Errors Now Third Leading Cause of Death in U.S. A recent study led by a research team at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, shows that ‘medical errors’ are now the third leading cause of death in the U.S., behind cancer and heart disease. For the purpose of the study, ‘medical errors’ was defined…

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Medical Malpractice

Do you have a medical malpractice claim?

February 8, 2016

Do you have a medical malpractice claim? People usually visit the doctor for preventative care or to help improve their health, but in some cases, people leave in worse condition. Sometimes, that could be due to a doctor’s negligent behavior, or it could just be the unfortunate case of one’s health. If a doctor was…

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Fooled Both Ways: Tort Reform and Its False Promises

September 16, 2015

Fooled Both Ways: Tort Reform and Its False Promises A noted philosopher once said, “There are two ways to be fooled. One is to believe what isn’t true; the other is to refuse to believe what is true.” The truth of that is shown in many areas, but none more obvious than the insurance industry’s “tort…

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FDA enforces heart safety warnings on pain relievers

September 4, 2015

FDA enforces heart safety warnings on pain relievers The Food and Drug Administration are enforcing warning labels on popular pain relievers to inform consumers of new information found on the associated risks of heart attack and stroke. The FDA is making the change after reviewing some outside studies and recommendations. The changes apply to all…

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Xarelto Lawsuits Continue with Wrongful Death Case

July 21, 2015

Xarelto Lawsuits Continue with Wrongful Death Case Xarelto has been named in another lawsuit due to the death of an elderly man in Missouri who was prescribed the medication in December 2012. Xarelto has been a controversial blood thinning drug for quite some time. Many lawsuits have alleged the manufacturers of the drug have concealed…

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New Medical Advancements Could Change Personal Injury Cases

April 13, 2015

New Medical Advancements Could Change Personal Injury Cases Advancement in medical treatment technology may have attorneys seeking damages to completely heal their clients A new cyborg-style implant may give paralyzed patients the opportunity to walk again. Although it may seem like science fiction, French scientists have created a thin prosthetic ribbon which would align with…

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FDA Opens Inquiry after Death from Saline Bags

February 18, 2015

FDA Opens Inquiry after Death from Saline Bags Hundreds of bags of saline solution meant for training health care workers were given to actual patients.  The products look like real IV bags and syringes and are used for demonstration and on dummies.  There were over 17 patients who had fallen ill after being given the…

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How “Caps on Damages” Ruin Healthcare for Everyone

November 11, 2014

How “Caps on Damages” Ruin Healthcare for Everyone Perhaps one of the most debated tort restrictions is whether or not there should be “caps on damages” in medical malpractice cases.  New research revealed that the issue may now be indisputable. In research done by Northwestern University, five “cap” states were studied that also had Patient…

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Documenting your injuries through photographs for a personal injury claim

October 15, 2014

How to document your injuries through photographs If you were injured due to the negligence of an individual or product, you will need to document the injuries. It is important to take good photos that can be used to help you claim. In some cases, the nurse or doctor will not write everything down in…

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Victim of Medical Wrongdoing?

September 5, 2014

Victim of Medical Wrongdoing? How many hoops should you have to jump through to get justice? It’s a fair question that many people struggle with. The CEO of a Georgia medical services company suggested – in an opinion piece submitted to a GA newspaper – that to be sure that Georgians who have been harmed…

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