5 Reasons Why It Is Important to Know Malpractice Laws
Medical practice is quite a sensitive and delicate field that shouldn't be done without due diligence. Nonetheless, there are still cases wherein harm is done to the patient due to a health worker's negligence. Such is referred to as medical...
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Medical Malpractice: Things You Should Remember When You Fall Victim to It
Medical malpractice occurs when healthcare professionals fail to offer the standard duty of care to patients. In the United States, over 200,000 deaths are a result of medical malpractice or negligence. It is the third largest cause of death behind..
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What You Should Do If You Become a Victim of Medical Malpractice
The health sector has improved over the years, as technology has made medical practice and procedures more efficient. However, it is still quite unfortunate and sadly common to see cases of patients reporting medical malpractice or even dying as...
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Why You Need a Lawyer When You Experience Medical Negligence
Failure to diagnose, inadequate treatment, and non-fulfillment to warn a patient of potential risks: these are some malpractices that equate to medical negligence. The practice of neglecting the needs of patients can lead to worsening health...
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The Changing Landscape of Medical Negligence Claims
It is true that compensation claim statistics have been steadily rising over recent years, while TV and radio are increasingly featuring commercials advertising the services of legal firms that specialise in securing compensation, covering...
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Understanding Hospital Negligence Claims
If you have been affected by medical accidents or negligence, it is important to understand the compensation system, what a claim will involve, and what you can expect to get out of it.
By Jen Owen
Failure to Diagnose and Treat Skin Cancers
It is the failure to perform a biopsy, the misreading of the pathology specimen or the pathology report, and/or the failure to adequately treat and/or remove the cancer once diagnosed that will most often form the basis of a legal claim.
By Judy Greenwood
How to Determine If a Stroke Was the Result of Medical Negligence
There are 795,000 new or recurrent strokes per year in the United States Stroke is the fourth leading cause of death in this country. Stroke occurs when the flow of blood carrying oxygen and nutrients to healthy brain cells is disrupted, due...
By Judy Greenwood