Posts From March, 2017

How do you prove medical malpractice?

When you undergo medical care or treatment, your healthcare professional has an obligation to provide appropriate care and services. While people generally trust that their doctor or other medical professional will alleviate any problems they might be having, often, those people end up in worse shape then when they came for help. In those cases, […]

  • Posted on: Mar 22 2017
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Podiatric Malpractice Lawsuit Revived by NY Appellate Court

Could my podiatrist be liable if he or she did not adequately inform me of the risks of foot surgery? While any foot surgery can be intimidating, podiatric surgery on infants is particularly frightening for the parents and children involved.  One New York family had the horrific experience of watching their infant suffer constant pain […]

  • Posted on: Mar 20 2017
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Medical Errors Continue to Cause Hospital-Related Deaths

How many patients die in the hospital due to medical errors? According to three recent journal reports, it is estimated that over 200,000 people die due to medical errors in hospitals across the United States each year.  Some believe this figure is far higher, making medical errors the third leading cause of death in the […]

  • Posted on: Mar 20 2017
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Dental Malpractice Charges Filed After Baby’s Death During Dentist Visit

What is dental malpractice and what are my rights if I am a victim of dental malpractice? The parents of a 14-month old girl are mourning the loss of their young child following what should have been a routine dental procedure.  The child went to a dentist in Texas, where her parents were informed she […]

  • Posted on: Mar 16 2017
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