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Mar 14, 2018

More Than a Simple Mistake: Medical Malpractice

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As the old saying goes, “Everyone makes mistakes.” And, as unfortunate as it sounds, this includes medical professionals. Contrary to what we want to believe, even our doctors and surgeons are fallible and susceptible to human error. Usually, and thankfully, the mistakes they might make are insignificant and don’t harm anyone. Sometimes though, a mistake [...]

May 4, 2017

Are Hospitals Designed to Make You Sicker?

By |May 4, 2017|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Hospitals are supposed to be sanctuaries for healing. When you go in for treatment, you expect that the facility will be adequately designed and maintained for the provision of quality medical care. However, a recent article in the New York Times is questioning whether or not hospitals are effectively designed to promote healing. From risk-enhancing [...]

Aug 11, 2016

Catastrophic Injuries from Medical Mistakes

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Whether you are suffering from a disease and you need treatment, or you have sustained an injury and you need emergency medical care, we turn to doctors to heal us and often to save our lives. When a doctor is able to do the seemingly impossible, we hail them as the heroes they are. But [...]

Dec 18, 2015

Understanding Residual Functional Capacity

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In order for the Social Security Administration to make a decision about whether an applicant for Social Security Disability benefits has a disability that will keep them from being able to work, they must figure out what the applicant can do given the limitations of their current state of physical and mental health. To answer [...]

Jun 15, 2015

Some Medical Professionals Perform Multiple Acts of Malpractice before Losing Their Licenses

By |Jun 15, 2015|Blog, Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

In a perfect world, a medical professional who harmed a patient by committing malpractice would lose his or her license to practice medicine quickly, before anyone else was harmed. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Some medical professionals harm multiple patients well before they are removed from the profession. Dr. Andrew Hearn, a surgeon [...]

May 26, 2015

The Connection between Communication and Malpractice

By |May 26, 2015|Blog, Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Did you know that medical professionals who have good relationships with the people in their care are less likely to be sued for malpractice than those who don't? It makes sense, if you think about it. When medical professionals develop relationships with their patients which are based on trust, respect, and good communication, the patients [...]

Mar 30, 2015

Doctor Convinces Patients to Undergo Dangerous and Unnecessary Surgeries

By |Mar 30, 2015|Blog, Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

An Ohio spine surgeon faces federal charges of health-care fraud and making false statements, in addition to numerous medical malpractice claims, because he allegedly convinced patients to have surgical procedures that they did not need. Dr. Abubakar Atiq Durrani is accused of telling some of his patients that without spinal surgery “they risked paralysis or [...]

Dec 14, 2014

Memphis Medical Malpractice Attorney Discusses a Recent Tennessee Court of Appeals Decision

By |Dec 14, 2014|Blog, Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

If you were injured or someone that you love was killed by medical negligence, you could pursue financial recovery through a medical malpractice lawsuit. If you did file a lawsuit and that lawsuit was dismissed by the court, you might fear that you would then be unable to receive compensation for your injuries or losses. [...]

Nov 12, 2014

Pursuing Medical Malpractice Claims Against Doctors on Cruise Ships

By |Nov 12, 2014|Blog, Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

When you look through brochures or explore web sites that advertise ocean cruise vacations, there are tons of pictures of beautiful destinations to where the ships embark. In so doing, you may be surprised at how many amenities are offered on board the ships that are featured in the advertising materials. From multiple swimming pools [...]

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