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Diseases Doctors Commonly Misdiagnose and Why It Happens

Some diseases are more difficult to spot than others. Doctors may diagnose patients with the wrong disease because it causes symptoms sort of like those caused by the illness the patient is suffering from. No matter how it happens, victims of misdiagnosis… Read More

What Are Medication Errors and How to Stay Safe

You have probably seen those lengthy prescription drug commercials promising relief from various medical conditions. After they describe how the drug can make your life better, they start listing all the dangerous side effects that make you wonder if… Read More

What is an Expert Affidavit in a Medical Malpractice Case?

If you have been involved in a medical procedure or treatment that caused you to suffer an injury, you are probably considering the legal route. You may have heard that in order to seek compensation for damages you sustained such as additional medical… Read More

What You Need to Know About Informed Consent When Receiving Medical Treatment

Before undergoing medical treatment, you must be adequately informed about the procedure and any known risks you may face. Only when you provide a health care provider your informed consent to proceed with treatment can he or she actually perform the… Read More

Is Failing to Diagnose a Condition Considered Medical Malpractice?

Patients depend on health care providers for accurate and timely diagnosis of their conditions so they may receive the correct type of treatment. When a health care provider fails to correctly diagnose the patient’s conditions, the patient may suffer… Read More

Can I Sue a Doctor for Making a Medication Error?

When medication errors are made, serious side effects and even death can result. Prescription medications must be carefully written, prescribed and administered to avoid causing harm to the patient. Medication errors leading to injury can be cause for… Read More

Can a Hospital Be Held Liable for Medical Malpractice?

Hospitals, like health care providers, can be held liable when a patient suffers an injury or death as a result of medical negligence. However, there are several factors you must be able to prove before you can recover compensation for a medical malpractice… Read More

What You Need to Prove Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice occurs when a health care provider’s negligence causes him or her to make an error that results in a patient’s injury or death. However, just because the outcome of a medical procedure did not go as expected does not mean a doctor… Read More

5 Common Medical Errors that Lead to Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Health care providers are expected to provide patients with competent medical treatment that follows the medical community’s standards. When doctors fail to uphold their duty of care, it can result in patients suffering serious injury or death.   However,… Read More

Was Your Child’s Cerebral Palsy Caused by Medical Malpractice?

Cerebral palsy is a permanent medical condition that develops during pregnancy, during the birthing process or shortly after birth. Unfortunately, cerebral palsy often occurs during the birthing process as a result of the attending health care provider’s… Read More

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