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Jul 17

Avoiding Medical Malpractice: 4 Steps to Becoming a Safer Patient

By Eric Weitz

Two-hundred and seventy fathers, mothers, children, brothers, sisters, and friends will die today as a result of medical malpractice and preventable medical errors. The same was true yesterday and will repeat itself tomorrow. As hospitals, physicians, and nurses continue to navigate the changes brought on by the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”); patient safety remains […]

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Jul 17

Medical Malpractice Attorneys: Study Finds Reuse of Single-Dose Medication Vials Are Linked to Staph Infections

By Joe Messa

Medical malpractice attorneys have reviewed findings of a new study, published in a recent issue of the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report, that have concluded that 10 patients were infected with life-threatening Staphylococcus aureus (commonly known as staph infection) via repeated use of single-use medication vials. The patients were treated in outpatient clinics in Arizona […]

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Apr 23

Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Birth Injury Case Resulting in Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis Settled for $5.3 Million

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Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Birth Injury Case Resulting in Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis Settled for $5.3 Million Medical malpractice lawyers for a New York family have settled a birth injury lawsuit against New York Presbyterian Hospital for $5.3 Million. The suit alleged that the hospital’s medical staff did not adequately treat a woman while pregnant. She had […]

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Apr 16

Medical Malpractice Attorneys Ask – Miracle or Malpractice?

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Medical Malpractice Attorneys Ask – Miracle or Malpractice? Medical malpractice attorneys report a shocking news story that hit the internet last week from Argentina. Two weeks ago, in Resistencia, Argentina, twenty minutes after Analia Bouter had given birth to a three months premature baby girl, she and her husband Fabian Veron were handed a death […]

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Mar 02

Medical Malpractice Attorneys: Poor Care for Poor Patients?

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Medical Malpractice Attorneys: Poor Care for Poor Patients? Medical malpractice attorneys report the findings of a new study that shows that lower income patients are less likely to sue their doctors for medical negligence or malpractice. Doctors Have “Unconscious” Bias Against Poor Patients The study, published by Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research and authored by […]

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Feb 16

Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Survey Reveals Doctors Don’t Always Tell Patients Everything

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A recent study revealed that about 10 percent of physicians surveyed are not always honest with their patients. The article, published in the journal Health Affairs, questioned almost 1,900 physicians from different practice areas to detail what information they thought they needed to disclose to patients. Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Doctors Don’t Always Disclose Medical Errors to […]

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