Posts From January, 2020

X-Rays of a Hallux Varus Case

We often say that a picture is worth a 1,000 words. In podiatry, x-rays are like a picture and they, too, are worth 1,000 words. In this case example, the patient suffered from a bunion deformity (hallux valgus) shown in X-ray #1 taken with the patient standing and the x-ray camera looking down: X-ray #1 […]

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2020
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Military member receiving medical attention.

Military Families May Soon Be Able to Sue for Medical Malpractice

What recourse do military families currently have if their loved one is a victim of medical malpractice? An important bill is working its way through the legislature that would change existing laws concerning medical malpractice in the military. Legislation was recently passed by the House of Representatives that would allow some military members to file […]

  • Posted on: Jan 15 2020
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Scrubs, stethoscope, and a gavel, signifying medical malpractice.

Your First Steps to Building a Medical Malpractice Case

Do I need a medical malpractice attorney to build a case? If you have been injured due to the negligence of a medical professional, you may have a viable medical malpractice case. Doctors and other medical professionals are trained to diagnose and assist those with injuries or illnesses, but at times their care falls short […]

  • Posted on: Jan 9 2020
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Tools in a dental office.

Dental Malpractice Caused by Dirty Tools

What injuries can dirty surgical tools inflict? We go to the dentist to protect our dental hygiene, but what happens when the dentist fails to use proper hygiene when it comes to their dental instruments? Dental tools must be properly sterilized to prevent patient illnesses. Despite clear protocols when it comes to sterilization, cases of […]

  • Posted on: Jan 6 2020
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