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Medical Malpractice: Common Errors and Common States
Medical malpractice comes in many shapes and forms, from prescribing unsafe drug and medical devices to misdiagnosing a condition. Medical liability laws vary from state to state. Some states enforce...
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Your Legal Guide to LASIK Eye Surgery
Doctors and patients alike praise laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK) eye surgery as a fast, reliable, and minimally invasive surgery to correct vision. As more patients opt for LASIK eye...
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What Is the Standard of Care in a Medical Malpractice Case?
If you or someone you love has been injured as the result of a recent medical procedure or substandard care, you might be considering hiring a Philadelphia medical malpractice lawyer...
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When Religion Meets Medical Malpractice
Across the country, there is an increasing trend for large hospital entities to absorb smaller chains under their umbrellas. An estimated 600 hospitals across the United States are Catholic, and...
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What Is Stevens-Johnson Syndrome?
Your doctor may prescribe a medication because he or she believes it will effectively control the symptoms of a medical condition. Each medicine comes with risks and benefits, and your...
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The Most Common Birth Injuries as a Result of Medical Malpractice
Bringing a new life into the world is one of the most wonderful experiences a family can have. Unfortunately, it is a sad reality that many babies face serious complications...
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Can I Sue My Doctor for Misdiagnosis?
Every physician owes patients a reasonable standard of medical care. If a physician fails to perform at the accepted standard and a patient suffers as a result of his or...
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Can I Claim Medical Malpractice for Plastic Surgery Gone Wrong?
Undergoing plastic surgery involves certain inherent health risks, such as possible infection and nerve damage. However, if your adverse reaction to plastic surgery is the result of medical negligence or...
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Hospitals Profit from Post-surgical Complications
According to a study published in the Journal for the American Medical Association in April 2013, hospitals stand to make a substantially higher profit when surgical errors occur. Privately insured...
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Medical Malpractice Stemming from Misdiagnosis
When you are seriously ill, you place your well-being in the hands of medical professionals in the hope that they will be able to assist you. The process of diagnosis...
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