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  • Traumatic Birth Experience

    What is a Traumatic Birth Experience?

    February 17, 2016 by James McHugh, Jr.| Birth Injuries

    While the miracle of birth is often a beautiful process for the families of newborns, it can also be distressing. Between 25 and 34 percent of mothers report having a traumatic birth experience. This is when an individual involved in the birthing process believes that the mother’s life or her baby’s life is in danger or that there is a serious threat to the mother’s or baby’s physical or emotional wellbeing.

  • Suing Multiple Parties for Medical Malpractice

    Suing Multiple Parties for Medical Malpractice

    Because of the large number of liability issues that are often a part of medical malpractice cases, as well as their complexity, it is not unusual for there to be multiple parties involved with them. The circumstances surrounding the injuries will often determine which parties are responsible. For example, if an injury occurred because of a surgeon’s negligence, but a nurse who was charged with monitoring the patient failed to do so, it’s possible that both may be held liable for the injuries, depending on the circumstances.

  • blood clot misdiagnosis

    When a Blood Clot is Missed

    Blood clots have the potential to be extremely dangerous to a person’s health. However, when they are found in a timely manner, it is actually quite easy to treat them effectively. On the other hand, patients’ lives are often placed at serious risk when medical personnel overlook a blood clot.

  • Hospital Negligence Cases

    Common Causes of Hospital Negligence Cases

    Most of the time, when people go to a hospital for treatment of a medical condition, they are treated extremely well and come out in better condition than when they went in. In some cases, however, when a patient is in the care of the hospital and they are being treated by doctors, nurses, or any other medical professional, they fail to provide proper health care or make mistakes. There are many causes of hospital negligence, which may be grounds for a lawsuit for the victim.

  • Duty of Care

    What is a Healthcare Provider’s Duty of Care?

    In a medical malpractice case, the injured patient must first establish that a healthcare provider owed him or her a legal duty of care. All healthcare providers, whether they are physicians, nurses, therapists, etc., owe a duty of care to the patient.

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