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Archive: Medical Malpractice

Florida Wrongful Death Claims Due to Medical Errors

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Of those medical malpractice claims filed each year in the United States, nearly 35 percent of all claims arose out of surgical procedures. Neurosurgery has the highest rate of malpractice claims, encompassing nearly 20 percent of claims overall, and cardiovascular…

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Common Doctor Mistakes During Pregnancy that Lead to Maternal and Birth Injuries

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Among the nations of the world, the United States has a relatively low infant mortality rate. This is because there is an intense focus on family health and prenatal care, and with the advent of modern technology and genetic testing,…

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HR 1215: Congress Attempting to Set a Price on Your Loved One’s Life

H.R. 1215 Protecting Access to Corporations Providing Unsafe Care Act of 2017 Does $250,000 sound like enough compensation for the loss of your spouse, mother, or child? Does it sound like enough compensation if your grandmother was abused in a nursing home? We…

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How a Misdiagnosis Can Cause Serious and Unnecessary Injuries

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Misdiagnoses happen more often than you might realize. The National Center for Policy Analysis estimates that ten to twenty percent of medical cases are misdiagnosed. This is higher than the number of medication errors or surgeries on the wrong patient…

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Pharmaceuticals That Can Cause Illness and Injuries

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According to the United States Food and Drug Administration, each year, nearly 1.3 million Americans suffer from illnesses and injuries as a result of pharmaceutical mishaps, and it is reported that one person dies each day due to medication errors….

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Common Surgical Errors: They can Change Your Life

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Did you know that patients have actually died because surgeons removed the wrong organ, left surgical instruments inside a patient’s body, and even operated on the wrong patient? This may seem far-fetched, but the World Health Organization has actually created…

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Injuries Caused by Mistakes in the Emergency Room

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We all rely on emergency rooms and urgent care facilities when we suffer from injuries or illnesses that require immediate medical care and attention. In fact, almost everyone has visited an emergency room or urgent care facility at some point…

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Hospital-Acquired Infections: Your Rights as an Infected Patient

Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Clearwater

People seek emergency treatment at hospitals when an accident, illness, or injury occurs and they are in need of urgent medical care and treatment. They generally expect that hospitals are safe and germ-free. Unfortunately, however, that is not always the…

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Should You Sue Your Doctor? Questions to Consider

Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Florida

Although the practice of medicine is based heavily on scientific study, mathematical applications, and raw biological data, the medical field is more of an art than some doctors may lead you to believe. Going for a second opinion is itself…

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Certain Medications Can Cause Birth Defects

Medical Malpractice Attorneys in Florida

Every substance you ingest into your body has an effect on it. This is doubly so for women who are pregnant. There are several substances that are widely known to be harmful to children in utero. Most notable among them…

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