• Hospital Negligence Cases

    Diagnostic Errors Account For One-Third of Severe Harm Malpractice Claims

    August 5, 2019 by Carrie Capouellez| Misdiagnosis

    When you visit a healthcare professional, you expect to get the correct diagnosis and appropriate medical treatment. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. A new Johns Hopkins study found 34% of medical malpractice claims over a 10-year period resulting in permanent injury or death were caused by diagnostic errors. Even though physicians and other…

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    New Study Finds Women More Likely To Survive Heart Attacks If Treated By Female Doctors

    September 12, 2018 by Carrie Capouellez| Misdiagnosis

    When you think about having to go to the hospital for an emergency, you may assume the physicians will treat you just as any other patient. However, a recent study found when it comes to heart attacks specifically, women can oftentimes be left in the dark.

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    Causes of Blood Clots

    On average, more than 250 people die from blood clots everyday. This is astonishing considering the proper medical treatment can greatly reduce the risk of developing blood clots. However, it is estimated that no more than one in every four patients recognize the signs and symptoms of blood clots.

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    Act FAST To Identify A Stroke

    Strokes are one of the most deadly and often misdiagnosed conditions. Without the proper medical treatment, an individual suffering from a stroke could suffer from permanent brain damage or even death. Because more than 800,000 strokes occur in the United States each year, it’s important to know what a stroke is and how you can spot it.

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    Ischemic Strokes and Hemorrhagic Strokes

    March 16, 2016 by Carrie Capouellez| Misdiagnosis

    When you or a loved one has a stroke, it can be a terrifying experience that could cause permanent physical and mental damage. Because more than 800,000 strokes occur in the United States each year, its important to understand what a stroke is and what causes one. A stroke occurs when blood flow to the brain off is cut off, causing brain cells to be deprived of oxygen which can lead to their death. There are two types of strokes, ischemic and hemorrhagic, and while oxygen deprivation to the brain causes both types, they have very different causes.