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Delayed Diagnosis: Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Claim?

Posted on December 23, 2020 in
Making prompt and accurate diagnoses are two of the many responsibilities a doctor has to his or her patients. While medical standards do not require doctors to be correct with their diagnoses every single time, they do require a certain degree of care and prudence in the diagnostic procedure. If a physician negligently falls...
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Medical Malpractice vs. Medical Negligence

Posted on December 22, 2020 in
When a doctor fails to fulfill his or her duties of care to a patient, the consequences can be disastrous. Medical malpractice and medical negligence are two legal terms that are commonly interchanged. On a legal level, however, they do not have the same meaning. If you wish to bring a malpractice claim in...
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Misdiagnosis errors are common and can lead to serious harm

Posted on March 30, 2020 in
From various cancers, to infections, heart attacks and everything in between, diseases are never welcoming, but they become a daily reality for many Americans.Dr. David Newman-Toker, ph.D., the Director at John Hopkins Armstrong Institute Center for Diagnostic Excellence, an institute dedicated to identifying and improving medical diagnostic errors, states that there are over 10,000...
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Medications are the top cause of allergy-related deaths

Posted on July 11, 2017 in
You probably know that an severe allergic reaction can lead to death. Your first thought might be peanuts since that is what is in the news these days. Many people are seriously allergic to peanuts and cannot eat anything that contains a peanut component. However, non-food items can cause deadly allergic reactions. Among the allergy-inducing...
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Did your newborn suffer a brachial plexus injury during birth?

Posted on March 13, 2017 in
The brachial plexus is a group of nerve fibers that attach to the spine structure in your neck. These nerve fibers connect to your arms and hands. Over-stretching, compressing or tearing these fibers can lead to pain, loss of function and even paralysis.While people of any age can suffer brachial plexus injuries, it is...
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