Surgical Error vs. Podiatric Malpractice

How can you tell if your failed foot surgery constitutes a case of podiatric malpractice? Unfortunately, stories of botched foot surgeries are all too common. It seems that too many people who undergo foot surgery have complications, experience a longer than predicted recovery period, or are dissatisfied with the results of the procedure. If you […]

  • Posted on: Jan 9 2017
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Podiatric Malpractice Cases Increase during Recent Decades

Why has there been an increase in podiatric malpractice cases in recent years? There has been a dramatic increase in the number of podiatric malpractice cases in the past 25 years. There are several reasons for this increase in litigation, including the rise in financial prosperity and the educational advancement of a large portion of […]

  • Posted on: Dec 21 2016
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The Elements of Dental Malpractice

What must be proved when you sue a dentist for malpractice? As in all cases of medical malpractice, the plaintiff must be able to prove that personal injury was suffered as a result of the practitioner’s substandard care. Because of the complexities of proving dental malpractice to a judge or jury, if you have suffered […]

  • Posted on: Nov 28 2016
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Lawsuit Accuses California Children’s Dental Group of Fraud, Medical Malpractice

What are the fraud and malpractice allegations against Children’s Dental Group in Anaheim? A recently filed lawsuit accuses California Children’s Dental Group clinic in Anaheim, California of fraud and medical malpractice. This lawsuit comes less than 2 months after 57 children were treated for serious infections and abscesses in their mouths and necks after having […]

  • Posted on: Nov 11 2016
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FlatFoot Surgery Complications

What are the risks of flatfoot surgical correction? The feet are an amazing collections of bones and ligaments that support a large amount of weight over a long period of time, but for many individuals, their feet may fail. One condition that adults commonly suffer is “flatfoot” which occurs when the arch of the foot […]

  • Posted on: Nov 3 2016
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Diagnosing and Treating Foot and Ankle Injuries

What happens if a doctor fails to properly treat my ankle or foot pain? If you are suffering from foot or ankle pain, it is necessary for a doctor to perform a thorough examination in order to properly diagnose and treat the injury. Initially, this may require checking for tender spots to pinpoint the location […]

  • Posted on: Oct 19 2016
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New Jersey Podiatrist Has License Suspended

What are the grounds for a podiatric malpractice lawsuit? We expect podiatrists and other medical professionals to adhere the highest ethical standards and to fulfill the first obligation of the Hippocratic Oath: first, do no harm. When doctors fail to adhere to these standards, they may be guilty of medical negligence. At times, a doctor’s […]

  • Posted on: Oct 19 2016
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The Complications Heel Spur Surgery

What can I do if a doctor made a mistake while operating on my heel? Many have heard of the ailment “heel spur” but don’t really know what it is. A bone spur in the heel develops when the ligament in the arch of the foot, the plantar fascia, is stretched causing significant pain. There […]

  • Posted on: Sep 26 2016
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To Replace or Not: Total Ankle Arthoplasty

What are the risks of ankle replacement surgery? Many patients suffer from ankle arthritis due to normal wear and tear brought on by aging. Similarly, those who have suffered an injury such as a broken ankle or dislocation can also develop arthritis. Regardless of the cause, arthritis can lead to painful loss of cartilage and […]

  • Posted on: Sep 26 2016
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