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    Going in For Surgery? Be Aware of These Common Medical Mistakes.

    Whether having minor surgery or a quadruple bypass, all surgical procedures should be considered potentially dangerous. Doctors have a duty to follow a certain standard of care when performing surgery on their patients. They should provide the type and level of care an ordinary, prudent health care professional with the same training and experience would…

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    What Type of Lawyer Do I Need to Sue a Doctor?

    When you visit your doctor or go to an emergency room for treatment, you trust the medical providers who treat you to be professional, knowledgeable, and to care for you to the best of their ability. Unfortunately, not all healthcare providers can be trusted, and many do more harm than good. If you believe your…

  • Complications of Postpartum Hemorrhage

    Complications of Postpartum Hemorrhage After Delivery

    The time leading up to having your baby is usually full of excitement, planning, and joy. Welcoming a new member into your family is a momentous occasion and for most families, a smooth process. There are, however, many life-threatening complications that can occur in vaginal and cesarean deliveries that can leave a family devastated instead of celebrating. One such complication is postpartum hemorrhage (PPH). A mother is considered to have postpartum hemorrhaging when there is more bleeding than normal after the birth of her baby. Between one to five women out of each hundred who give birth experience postpartum hemorrhaging.

  • Safe Nursing Homes

    What Changes Can Be Made for Safer Nursing Homes

    Before the coronavirus pandemic, many nursing homes were known to provide substandard care and services to their residents. Many also struggled to retain a well-trained staff. The onslaught of COVID-19 brought these challenges to light and exposed the problems that many nursing homes face in the United States. Residents in nursing homes across the country, and the health care staff who provide care for them, have been hit incredibly hard by COVID-19. More than 250,000 reported COVID-19 cases and 62,000 deaths were reported as of June 2020 among nursing home and long-term care facilities. These facilities house vulnerable populations – including the elderly and adults who require 24-hour care. Many battle chronic diseases or are otherwise immunocompromised which puts them in the highest risk category for coronavirus infection.

  • Medical Negligence

    What is Medical Negligence?

    As a patient, you put a certain amount of trust in the doctor you choose to provide you with a medical diagnosis and medical treatment. If the doctor you chose does not provide you with appropriate care, medical negligence may be involved. Medical negligence can be defined as an act or failure to act by a medical professional that deviates from the accepted standard of care. Most medical malpractice claims involve medical negligence. If medical negligence caused significant harm to a patient, the victim and/or their family may have a good case for medical malpractice. 

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