Category: Medical Malpractice

Medical Paternalism

Posted on October 19, 2017 in Birth Injuries by

Medical paternalism happens when a doctor interferes with a patient’s ability to make a decision regarding his or her healthcare. This antiquated approach to healthcare still pervades the otherwise advanced medical industry and has led to backlash from uninformed patients suffering from unforeseen injuries. One area in which medical paternalism […]

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Pharmacists and Overdose Liability

Posted on October 12, 2017 in Medical Malpractice by

The opioid epidemic is a nationwide crisis. The role medical professionals play in the cycle of addiction is being scrutinized now more than ever. Some lawmakers are looking into whether pharmacists should be held legally responsible for deaths from the opioid prescriptions they fill. Several doctors have already been convicted […]

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