Feb 6, 2019

Plastic Surgeons Are Committing Medical Malpractice All Over the Country

There are a lot of stories out there (and you have probably heard a few in your time) about horrific plastic surgeries gone wrong. It makes a popular theme for movies and TV shows, and stories about bad surgical procedures tend to make the news. Often, these stories involve some rogue doctor using dangerous drugs [...]

Jan 23, 2019

Has Your Doctor Been Banned from Practicing Medicine in Another State?

If you sustain a serious injury from your doctor or another medical professional and you file a lawsuit against them, you may recover a settlement. But what happens to the doctors? Are they allowed to continue practicing medicine? What does it take to get a doctor banned from practicing medicine in your state? How can [...]

Jan 15, 2019

Medical Negligence Claims for Injuries in Rehabilitation Centers

After undergoing surgery, or recovering from an injury, patients may be prescribed a stay at a rehabilitation hospital so that their recovery can be supervised, and their medical needs attended to. You trust that these types of facilities are staffed with competent, well-trained people who have the patients' needs in mind. Sometimes, however, this is [...]

Jan 8, 2019

Surgeons Remove a Lot of Functioning Kidneys

Surgical errors accounted for about 22% of medical malpractice claims last year in the United States according to a major medical malpractice services provider. A number of those errors, it appears, involve the kidneys. An Iowa woman, Dena Knapp, is suing her surgeon, Dr. Scott Baker, after he allegedly removed her kidney, when he was [...]

Dec 4, 2018

Certain Drugs Given to ICU Patients May Extend Their Recovery Time

New research has revealed how certain drugs provided to patients in intensive care unit (ICU) settings may, instead of shortening recovery time after hospital discharge, actually lengthen that time and prolong muscular weakness. A recent study published in the online journal CHEST closely examined the impact of particular drugs administered to patients on medical ventilation. [...]

Nov 14, 2018

Unnecessary Heart Stents Can Put Patients at Risk

Many individuals who experience chest pains, shortness of breath, or other health concerns contact their doctor and discover that their heart is not receiving a proper flow of blood. Lack of blood flow and oxygen to the heart creates the symptom of chest pain. This condition is known as angina. The commonly accepted way to [...]

Nov 7, 2018

The Most Dangerous Birth Injuries Requiring Urgent Medical Intervention

Any physical harm an infant suffers as he or she is in the process of being born is referred to as a birth injury. Damage that occurs to the mother during birth may also fall under this term, but less commonly. A birth injury is distinct from a birth defect which originates or grows while [...]

Oct 31, 2018

Failure to Diagnose and Misdiagnoses of a Spinal Cord Abscess

Medical malpractice doesn't just mean instances like when a surgeon makes a mistake during surgery. Medical negligence can also include times when a doctor fails to diagnose (or misdiagnose) a condition completely. Errors like these often lead to tragedy and catastrophic injuries. A spinal cord abscess (SCA), sometimes called an epidural abscess, is an infection [...]

Oct 2, 2018

Blink-182’s Travis Barker Files Malpractice Lawsuit After Suffering Nerve Damage

Longtime drummer for rock band Blink-182 Travis Barker recently filed a malpractice suit against a Santa Monica medical imaging center. This action caps off an unfortunate several months for the musician and his family. Earlier this past summer, in June, Barker was admitted to the hospital to receive treatment for blood clots in his arms, [...]

Sep 18, 2018

Epinephrine for Cardiac Arrest Patients Also Causing Brain Damage

For many decades, paramedics have treated urgent cardiac arrest victims with adrenaline to prevent their death. However, newly released information is suggesting that the drug used by these medical professionals when cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and electric shocks failed to work, only improves the chance of preventing death by a slim margin, but at the same [...]

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