February 8, 2019

Shocking Medical Malpractice Statistics

Medical malpractice attorneys often wish they could turn back the clock and reverse their clients’ medical malpractice injuries. While that’s not possible, we can help our clients to receive the compensation they deserve for their pain and suffering, wage loss, medical bills, and other damages. Sometimes medical malpractice can lead to death, and a medical…

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September 13, 2018

Causes of Hospital Infection

Hospital infections and healthcare acquired infections (HAIs) are infections that can occur when hospital officials become negligent and complacent, and when the hospital staff fails to practice proper hygiene. This makes the transmission and spread of bacteria and viruses likely, and the hospital; an environment that sustains the existence of bacteria. Do you need to…

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July 31, 2018

An Unexpected Twist to Post-Surgical Procedures: Post-Operative Injuries

Typically, the most well-known instances of medical malpractice occur during the procedure that one has undergone. But, has the procedure and those associated liabilities really terminated upon the medical professional stitching the last suture and sliding off their gloves? Coincidentally, events that occur after an operation, such as in post-operative care, could render a medical…

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July 25, 2018

“Dancing Doctor” Sued for Medical Malpractice After Patients Suffer Serious Injuries

Several women have filed lawsuits against an Atlanta dermatologist claiming to be a plastic surgeon after their cosmetic procedures went horribly wrong. One woman, who hired the doctor just weeks before her wedding, paid over $11,000 for several procedures. Her anesthesia was not administered appropriately, and near the end of the procedure, she went into…

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August 3, 2016

Reducing the Risk of Medical Errors that Make Hospitals Deadly

Medical errors in hospitals and doctor’s offices kill anywhere between 210,000 and 440,000 Americans each year, according to NASA’s chief toxicologist’s report in 2013. In fact, medical errors are the nation’s third largest killer, right after heart disease and cancer. The Wall Street Journal, in an editorial published May 17, stated that the number of…

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April 26, 2012

Trends Regarding RI Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical malpractice can be difficult to prove. This is why you need an experienced RI medical malpractice attorney on your side. The plaintiff needs to establish and prove negligence on the part of the healthcare professional, and that the damage or injury occurred as a result of such negligence. This is the reason why recent…

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