Exploring the Complex Medical Malpractice Case of Justina Pelletier

Did the physicians at Boston Children’s Hospital meet the standards of medical care in treating Justina Pelletier? A troubling medical malpractice case filed against Boston Children’s Hospital has captured national attention.  In 2013, 14-year-old Justina Pelletier was being treated at Tufts for mitochondrial disease, which causes nerve and...
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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...
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Could Medical Marijuana Lead to Medical Malpractice Cases?

Currently, 33 states across the country have legalized marijuana for medical purposes, including the states of New York and New Jersey. Several other states have legalized the use of CBD products, which is the non-psychoactive component of cannabis. However, at the federal level, marijuana remains a controlled dangerous substance. This disparity between...
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Who Pays Court Fees to Start Your Medical Malpractice Case?

When you go to a health care or medical professional, you expect the person to help you with your health concerns, including dentists, orthodontists, periodontists, podiatrists, and podiatry physicians. Unfortunately for some patients, a trip to an oral or podiatry health care provider results in more harm. If your dental or podiatry...
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IVF Doctor Sued for Malpractice After Woman Gives Birth to Babies that Weren’t Hers

A recent lawsuit filed in the Eastern District of New York describes a nightmare scenario for any couple undergoing fertility treatment. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that between one to two percent of all U.S. births per year are achieved through IVF, amounting to between 40,000 and 80,000 children....
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