New Study Highlights Seriousness of Medical Errors in Surgery

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We are all aware of how serious and life-changing medical errors can be, especially if they occur during surgery. In fact, a mistake or error in judgment made during surgery can result in permanent, devastating injuries for the patient. According to a recent study, medication errors occur in nearly half of all surgeries, and about … Read moreNew Study Highlights Seriousness of Medical Errors in Surgery

The Most Commonly Misdiagnosed Health Conditions

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We have spent a lot of time talking about medical malpractice and how dangerous negligence in the medical field can be. Doctors and other healthcare professionals are the people we turn to when we fall ill or are experiencing any kind of discomfort or pain, but when they fail to properly diagnose the problem, the … Read moreThe Most Commonly Misdiagnosed Health Conditions

Interesting Facts About Medical Malpractice Claims

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As you are likely aware, medical malpractice has become an unfortunately common occurrence in the United States. While doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals have a duty and an obligation to provide patients with a certain baseline level of care, this does not always happen. In the event a doctor ends up providing care that … Read moreInteresting Facts About Medical Malpractice Claims

Why File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

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Many people mistakenly believe that filing a medical malpractice lawsuit is a simple process that one can pursue if your doctor makes a mistake while treating you. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. The truth is, there is a lot more to a medical malpractice case than a patient receiving inadequate treatment. In order to … Read moreWhy File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

Medical Errors Are Third Leading Cause of Death

Most people in the U.S. either know someone who has been the victim of a medical error or have personal experience with this. Perhaps shockingly, medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States. Only cancer and heart disease kill more Americans. This statistic may come as a surprise to many, … Read moreMedical Errors Are Third Leading Cause of Death

Most Common Medical Malpractice Claims

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Unfortunately, medical errors in hospitals and physician’s offices are considered the third leading cause of death in the United States. This is a disturbing statistic that raises many questions about our medical system and those in which we are entrusting with our lives. Right behind heart disease and cancer, medical negligence is the cause of … Read moreMost Common Medical Malpractice Claims

New Study Highlights Dangers of Doctor’s Office Diagnostic Errors

According to the findings of a new study, the consequences of diagnostic errors during doctor’s office visits may be a more serious public health problem than previously believed. In a report published by JAMA Internal Medicine on February 25, researchers from the Houston Veteran Affairs Medical Center wrote that the majority of cases of misdiagnosis … Read moreNew Study Highlights Dangers of Doctor’s Office Diagnostic Errors