Category: Medical Malpractice

Common Errors in Hospitals

Posted on October 6, 2017 in Birth Injuries by

Over 250,000 fatalities per year are attributable to medical error, according to Johns Hopkins patient safety experts. Medical malpractice occurs when patients are harmed by negligent medical professionals. Certain types of hospital errors are more common than others and lead to more injuries, fatalities, and medical malpractice cases. Below are […]

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Increase in Premature Births

Posted on September 27, 2017 in Birth Injuries by

According to the March of Dimes, the premature birth rate in the United States increased for the first time in eight years. The latest March of Dimes Premature Birth Report Card reports that the premature birth rate rose to nearly 10 percent in 2016. The March of Dimes gives the […]

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Florida Nursing Home Deaths

Posted on September 21, 2017 in Medical Malpractice by

Investigations are underway as to why eight residents of the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills in Hollywood, Florida died in the days after Hurricane Irma swept through the state. The nursing home had prepared for the hurricane by stocking enough food and water for seven days and making sure the […]

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When Doctors Fail to Diagnose Cancer

Posted on September 15, 2017 in Medical Malpractice by

Early detection and proper diagnosis are crucial for fighting cancer. When doctors fail to diagnose cancer, a patient’s prognosis can be changed forever. Patients who are harmed by a doctor’s mistake may consider pursuing a medical malpractice case. Diagnosing Cancer For many reasons, cancer can be difficult to diagnose. People […]

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