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- Patient Safety Initiatives Needed to Address Medical Malpractice
Medical malpractice is a national crisis, killing more than 200,000 people each year by some estimates.
- Connecticut Elder Abuse on the Rise
We all want the best for our loved ones. Most of us would give anything to give back to our parents in their old age what they have given to us growing up. Unfortunately, some families have members that do not respect the relationship with their elders, and may take advantage of them in a vulnerable condition.
- Too Often, Medical Malpractice Due to Misdiagnosis Goes Unreported
People who are injured as a result of medical negligence are entitled to seek compensation through a lawsuit. However, in the vast majority of medical malpractice cases, a lawsuit is never filed. In fact, in the case of misdiagnosis – one of the most common types of medical errors – the patient may not be aware that a mistake occurred, and the error itself may go unreported.
- Insurance Companies' Profits Skyrocket, Even as Medical Malpractice Payouts Drop
A skilled pickpocket does not just take your wallet; he directs your attention elsewhere. When you notice you have been robbed, you blame someone else.
- When Can the Hospital Be Sued for Malpractice?
When a person is injured while in the hospital, he or she may consult a personal injury attorney who focuses on medical malpractice claims. One of the first questions that an attorney of this nature will try to answer is who may be sued. In addition to surgeons or other healthcare staff, hospitals may also be sued in some cases for malpractice. The hospital may be able to be sued if one of the following situations is applicable.
- What Are the Surgical Errors that Can Lead to a Medical Malpractice Case?
A medical malpractice case may arise when a patient’s treatment falls below the standard of care when compared to other surgeons in the same practice area and the patient is harmed. A patient may be injured due to a variety of surgical errors.
- Nursing Home Neglect May Result in Death of Patients
When our loved ones grow old and sick, families can feel a sense of relief knowing that when they are put into a nursing home they will receive the 24 hour a day care that they truly need. Having grandma and grandpa live at home may be nice for the family, but you and your spouse are not certified to give true medical attention that they need, and working full time in the midst is not helpful for them either.
- Another Drug on the Market with Undisclosed Side Effects
Since the time we were children, we have heard that medications will make all of our problems go away. After years of testing, and product consumption, people are now starting to realize that there are unwanted side effects for almost every medication out on the market today.
- Ten Common Birth Injuries Experienced by Newborns in Georgia
Every parent hopes their newborn child will enter this world happy and healthy. In most cases, this is exactly what occurs. In some rare instances, however, newborn children may suffer from a birth injury. Following are ten of the most common birth injuries experienced by newborns in Georgia.
- Zoloft Lawsuit for Birth Defects Related to the Use of Sertraline
Zoloft antidepressant drug should be carefully considered by pregnant woman, because of increased risks of birth defects.