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When Is the Failure to Diagnose or Treat Osteomyelitis Podiatric Malpractice?

If you are suffering or have suffered from osteomyelitis that your podiatrist failed to diagnose or treat properly, you may very well be a victim of podiatric malpractice. Credentialed podiatrists have been well-trained in the diagnosis, causes, symptoms, and treatments of this serious ailment. Unless there was something unique about the circumstances of your particular […]

  • Posted on: Feb 10 2021
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When Is Your Dentist Responsible for the Failure of Dental Implants?

No matter how well-trained or experienced a dentist is, he or she can make a mistake. When that mistake is due to negligence — such as faulty preparation, incorrect diagnosis, or inattention to detail– it may constitute dental malpractice. While dental implants can fail for a number of reasons unrelated to your prosthodontist’s competence or […]

  • Posted on: Feb 3 2021
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Has Your General Dentist Failed to Refer You to a Specialist?

Many general dentists perform procedures that might be better handled by dental specialists. Though much of the time there is no problem with a tooth extraction or a teeth whitening procedure administered by your general dentist, if something does go seriously wrong, you may need a dental malpractice attorney as well as medical care.   At […]

  • Posted on: Jan 20 2021
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Has Your Capsulitis Been Misdiagnosed as Morton’s Neuroma?

Too many patients with foot pain in the front of the foot are misdiagnosed with Morton’s neuroma when they are really suffering from capsulitis. While the two conditions have similar symptoms, treatments for Morton’s neuroma include surgery, whereas treatments for capsulitis do not.  If you have been through the pain and expense of unnecessary surgery […]

  • Posted on: Jan 13 2021
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My Dentist Perforated My Sinuses During an Extraction. Can I Sue for Damages?

Tooth extractions are one of the most frequent procedures performed by dental professionals, whether general dentists, periodontists or oral surgeons. Usually simple procedures, most tooth extractions go smoothly and patients recover rapidly. However, when teeth adjacent to the sinuses are extracted, unintended consequences, such as sinus perforation, may occur. Although known as a relatively common […]

  • Posted on: Jan 6 2021
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My Podiatrist Turned My Ingrown Toenail into a Serious Problem–What can I do?

Ingrown toenails, though known to be quite painful, are normally regarded as minor ailments. Under certain circumstances, however, they can turn into matters of serious medical concern. If your podiatrist’s mishandling of your ingrown toenail causes your condition to worsen, he or she may be guilty of podiatry malpractice and may be held legally liable […]

  • Posted on: Dec 23 2020
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Common Dental Malpractice Lawsuits

If you believe that your dentist’s incompetence or negligence has caused you serious harm, you may be able to sue for malpractice and obtain substantial damages for your medical costs, pain and suffering, lost income, and other related losses. To prove malpractice, you will need an accomplished dental malpractice attorney to leverage his or her […]

  • Posted on: Dec 16 2020
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Winter Foot Problems Made Worse by Podiatry Malpractice

Many people find that the cold months are hard on their feet and ankles. Unfortunately, of those who seek help for these winter foot problems from their podiatrists, a certain number find that their conditions worsen due to negligent care. If you have been the victim of podiatric malpractice, Dental & Podiatry Malpractice Lawyers of […]

  • Posted on: Dec 9 2020
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Did Your Dentist Fail to Diagnose Your Mouth Cancer?

If you have been diagnosed with mouth cancer and your dentist, with whom you have regular visits, failed to perform proper oral cancer screening or ignored signs of possible malignancy, you may be able to sue her or him for malpractice. Unfortunately, many of the tens of thousands of cases of oral cancer diagnosed annually […]

  • Posted on: Nov 17 2020
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Was My Podiatrist’s Mistake Big Enough for Me to Sue for Malpractice?

This is a common question asked by many patients who come to us for a legal consultation. Because every case is unique, we cannot provide a general answer that will cover all contingencies. Our knowledgeable podiatry malpractice lawyer, Lawrence M. Karam, PC, however, will be happy to meet with you to discuss your particular circumstances. […]

  • Posted on: Nov 10 2020
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