Category: Medical Malpractice
November 7, 2016 /
Prematurity Awareness Month and the Fight to Reduce Preterm Births

Around one out of every 10 births in the United States is a preterm birth, meaning that it occurs before 37 weeks of pregnancy. Preterm births increase the risk of infant death and disability, and could potentially lead to feeding problems, breathing problems, cerebral palsy, vision and hearing problems, and developmental delay. Preterm births can take a terrible toll on an infant and the infant’s family. The good news is that the risk for a p...

August 10, 2016 /
How Can Medical Malpractice Lead to My Going Bankrupt?

You might be scratching your head over this one. The doctor makes the mistake, and yet it is the patient who goes bankrupt from the medical bills for negligent care. How can that be possible? Unfortunately, it is possible, and it could happen to you. The Frequency of Medical Malpractice Medical professionals are only human, no matter how skilled and competent they are or how many years they have been practicing. The fact is, no one is perfec...

November 5, 2015 /
Unnecessary Surgery, Insurance Fraud, and You

Have you had any surgeries in the past few years? Think back, especially if it involved your heart or circulatory system. Perhaps you had spinal fusion or a joint replacement done. Did you have any surgery done because the doctor told you that you needed it? Often we have surgery because the doctor tells us that surgery is the only option. Few of us have the medical knowledge to ask the right questions regarding alternatives. We do what the doct...

October 13, 2015 /
A Serious Medical Misdiagnosis: Have You Experienced Yours Yet?

A new report from the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine states that most of us will have at least one wrong or late diagnosis in our lives. And that incorrect or late diagnosis could be fatal. "Everyone will experience one meaningful diagnostic error in their lifetime," said Dr. John Ball, chairman of the Committee on Diagnostic Error in Medicine, which wrote the report. The problem is a serio...

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