Category: Medical Malpractice

South Jersey Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Heart Device Leads to Fatal Hospital Acquired Infections

Posted on November 7, 2016 in Medical Malpractice by

WellSpan York Hospital recently announced that a heater-cooler device used during open-heart surgeries at its Pennsylvania facility may have led to the fatalities of six patients. In 2015, WellSpan identified eight patients who suffered a nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) infection after receiving open-heart surgery, and revealed that four of those eight […]

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Cherry Hill Medical Malpractice Lawyers: What Constitutes Medical Malpractice?

Posted on October 17, 2016 in Medical Malpractice by

The term medical malpractice refers to medical treatment that fails to meet the medical profession’s accepted standards of care and results in injury or death of a patient.  Medical malpractice lawsuits arise when a healthcare provider neglects to provide necessary treatment or makes an error that causes unnecessary harm to […]

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Cherry Hill Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Problems with Automatic Prescription Refills

Posted on October 10, 2016 in Medical Malpractice by

Pharmacies often encourage customers who receive regular prescriptions to sign up for an automatic prescription refill service. The refill process is usually done prior to the existing prescription running out. One of the beneficial features of this service is the automatic computer generated phone calls that are made to a […]

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