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Nursing Negligence: Failure to Monitor Patients with Changing Conditions

Many people believe that physicians are ultimately responsible for errors in medical care. But in many cases, nurses can be held directly liable for negligence in nursing that leads to personal injuries or wrongful death. A common cause of nursing ne… Read More
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Anesthesia Risks: Errors and Injuries

Many modern surgical procedures are performed under anesthesia. Despite that the use during surgery is so common, few people give anesthesia risks a second thought. However, if an anesthesia error does occur, the results can be catastrophic. What Is… Read More
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Medical Malpractice Among Top 5 Causes of Death in the U.S.

According to a 2016 Johns Hopkins study, medical malpractice deaths are the third leading cause of death in the United States. The study’s authors define medical errors as those caused by inadequately skilled practitioners, errors in judgment, inad… Read More
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Brain Injuries During Surgery

Brain injuries during surgery occur when a patient’s brain is deprived of oxygen for too long. Brain injuries during surgery most commonly occur when the anesthesiologist administers the wrong dosage of anesthesia or fails to properly monitor the p… Read More
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Airway Fires During Surge…

Airway Fires During Surgery

Surgical fires are a “never event” meaning they should never happen. Nonetheless, experts estimate that approximately 700 surgical airway fires occur every year, with even more “near misses.” Airway fire is most common in surgeries involving… Read More
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Shoulder Dystocia and Bra…

Shoulder Dystocia and Brachial Plexus Injuries During Childbirth

Brachial plexus injuries are a common complication that can arise when a baby suffers from shoulder dystocia during childbirth. In many cases, brachial plexus injuries resolve on their own. But if your child suffers from a brachial plexus injury that… Read More
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Outpatient Surgical Centers Offer Convenience and Savings, But at What Cost?

Since their introduction in 1970, having surgery at a same day surgical center has become increasingly common. During the 10-year period from 1996 to 2006, the frequency of surgery at same day surgical centers increased by 300%. The popularity of out… Read More
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Failure to Provide Emergency Room Examination May Be Medical Malpractice

Emergency departments are the front lines of medical care. They are where people should be able to go when they need life-saving care, regardless of race, ethnicity, or whether they have health insurance. The belief in the importance of emergency med… Read More
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Pharmaceutical Malpractice and How a Lawyer Can Help

Pharmaceutical malpractice occurs more often than people realize. Pharmaceutical drugs play a crucial role in our healthcare system, and we rely on them to control pain, prevent disease, and correct organic functions. They are powerful drugs that can… Read More
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Roadblocks to a Successful Medical Malpractice Case

Medical malpractice cases are some of the most difficult cases for a plaintiff to win. They are vigorously contested, emotionally charged, and the stakes are high But because victims of medical negligence often suffer catastrophic, life-changing inju… Read More
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