• Brain injuries caused by hospital

    Brain Injuries Caused by Hospitals and How to Spot Them

    February 21, 2022 by Carrie Capouellez| Brain Injuries

    We often think of brain injuries occurring after car accidents or other traumatic incidents, but brain injuries can happen in the places we trust the most – hospitals. Because they can be life-threatening, it’s important to be able to recognize the symptoms so they can be treated as soon as possible. The brain is particularly…

  • Medical Robot Misdiagnosis

    What Happens When An Artificial Intelligence Robot Gives A Misdiagnosis?

    Advances in medical technology can help cure diseases and save lives. However, with each new advance, legal issues arise that patients must consider before receiving treatment. One such advance is the artificial intelligence robot, which can analyze symptoms and determine a medical diagnosis. While this technology could prove to help improve healthcare worldwide, patients are wondering who is legally responsible if the robot gives a misdiagnosis.

  • Misdiagnosed Neurological Conditions

    Five of the Most Commonly Misdiagnosed Neurological Conditions

    Although we trust doctors to help us stay healthy and get well, doctors sometimes make mistakes. While some mistakes have few consequences, others severely affect the health and wellbeing of patients. This is particularly true for patients displaying neurological symptoms.

  • Cerebral Palsy Care

    Technological Advances in Cerebral Palsy Diagnosis and Treatment

    Although childbirth is a miraculous process, sometimes mistakes are made during delivery that can permanently affect the child. When a child sustains a brain injury shortly before, during, or after birth, it can cause a lifelong condition called cerebral palsy.

  • Doctor Bias Medical Malpractice

    Could Doctor Bias Cause a Misdiagnosis?

    Though we often hold doctors and other professionals to a higher standard based on their education and training, they still make mistakes like everyone else. Unfortunately, however, mistakes made by doctors can involve a misdiagnosis—the third leading cause of death in the United States. According to the Johns Hopkins Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality’s Center for Diagnostic Excellence, one of the top causes of misdiagnosis is doctor bias. 

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