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Top Injuries Associated with Medical Malpractice Claims

2019-02-11T06:19:49+00:00February 11th, 2019|Categories: Medical Malpractice|Tags: , , , , , , |

How often do injuries caused by medical malpractice occur, and what are the top injuries that are usually sustained? A hospital in Florida made headlines in 1995 for a case of malpractice where a healthy leg was taken off. A series of errors led to this happening, but the surgeon had his license suspended while the hospital lost accreditation temporarily. The claim settled for $1.5 million and hospitals all over the nation decided to put new procedures into place so that they would not make the same mistake. Top Injuries Associated with Malpractice Claims The leading injury that people sue over for malpractice is death. Making up 26%, this is the top injury sustained. Coming in second is having a major physical injury to the brain and spine at 15%. Following that up with [...]

Dealing with the Aftermath of a Birth Injury to Your Newborn

2018-09-26T06:28:04+00:00September 26th, 2018|Categories: Birth Injury|Tags: , , , , , , |

No one ever wants to think of anything when it comes to having a baby other than a happy and a healthy birth. That is every parent's wish and they want their child to have the best shot at life. When it comes to birth, no one wants to imagine that their baby might sustain a birth injury. It may be the last thing on their minds even, but unfortunately, a certain percentage of new parents have to deal with this issue every year. When you are dealing with a birth injury, you may be feeling that this is a worst case scenario. Confronting this situation may feel like you are in a bad dream. Birth injuries can occur from a number of reasons, including medical malpractice. Other situations could be a delayed [...]

Learning More About Medical Malpractice

2018-09-04T13:43:56+00:00January 16th, 2018|Categories: Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury|Tags: |

How much do you know about the subject of medical malpractice? Hopefully, not too much-- it's better to not have heard of it, to be honest. Yet thousands of Americans have cause to learn more about this area where legal meets medical because of personal reasons to do so. They or someone they know may have been personally affected by what could be medical malpractice, and that is usually the galvanizing force that drives someone to find out more. It's an unfortunate situation to be in, although perhaps not a surprising one: over ten percent of all cancer cases actually were misdiagnosed early on. And a delayed diagnosis can equal death in many cases, so this is something to be taken seriously. When cancers progress to certain stages, they can be very difficult [...]