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Signs and Symptoms of Sepsis: Diagnosing Sepsis Before It’s Too Late

By Thomas Greer | January 25, 2015

Many people want to know what is sepsis and how do you get. Sepsis is caused by a severe infection that has spread to a person’s blood stream. When a person begins to exhibit the signs and symptoms associated with sepsis, the patient’s condition is serious and will usually require treatment in an intensive care…

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When Tennessee Surgical Mistakes Happen: Protect Yourself

By Thomas Greer | January 24, 2015

You have heard the horror stories – medical instruments and sponges being left inside a patient during surgery, and operations on the wrong body part, the wrong side of the body or even the wrong patient. In some cases, the post-op care is neglected and serious infection results. And while these medical mistakes are rare,…

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When Anesthesia Harms People: Tennessee Medical Malpractice

By Thomas Greer | January 24, 2015

No one wants to undergo surgery, but sometimes there is no way around it. So, we go into the operating room expecting that everything will go well. But sometimes, medical mistakes are made and great pain and suffering can be the result. Anesthesia complications are one type of medical mishap that can end in injury…

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Brain Aneurysm Misdiagnosis: Signs and Symptoms Often Overlooked

By Thomas Greer | January 24, 2015

Emergency departments exist for one primary reason: to protect those who are seriously ill and who are at risk of dying. When you visit the emergency room in Tennessee, you have the right to expect that the doctor will recognize common signs and symptoms and treat you appropriately. Unfortunately people are misdiagnosed every day. Common…

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Most Tennessee Hospital-Acquired Infections Could Be Avoided

By Thomas Greer | January 24, 2015

There isn’t a single one of us who cannot appreciate the constant advances in United States hospital care. Thanks to ongoing research and technology, many diseases and injuries that would have resulted in death 50 years ago are being successfully treated. However, there is one frightening prospect when we enter the hospital that has nothing…

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Seven Medical Mistakes That Could Put Your Life at Risk

By Thomas Greer | January 24, 2015

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, at least 100,000 people die each year from medical mistakes made by doctors. Our Memphis medical malpractice lawyers list seven medical mistakes commonly made by Tennessee physicians that could potentially put your life at risk. Failure to take patient history: Before prescribing a treatment plan,…

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Spongy Surgery Surprises: What Is a Gossypiboma?

By Thomas Greer | January 24, 2015

A recent study has estimated that U.S. doctors make more than 4,000 surgical errors each year. More than half of these errors involve an object that is left in the body. Most of the time, these objects are sponges. Indeed, sponges are left in the body often enough that the injuries resulting from this type…

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Misdiagnosis of Appendicitis Can Lead to Rupture and Wrongful Death

By Thomas Greer | January 24, 2015

One of the most common reasons that people go to the emergency room is due to abdominal or stomach pain. Most of the time it is not life threatening, but when abdominal pain is caused by an appendicitis it must be treated quickly in order to avoid serious injury or death. An appendicitis is one…

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Failure to Diagnose Cancer: An Experienced Memphis Attorney Can Help

By Thomas Greer | January 24, 2015

It is human nature for us to trust our doctors. When your doctor tells you that there is nothing to worry about, rarely does anyone seek a second opinion. Rather, we are relieved to hear the doctor’s positive report and we want to believe that things are fine. So when a doctor misses a cancer…

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Civil Rights and Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed Against Correct Care Solutions

By Thomas Greer | January 24, 2015

View the Civil Rights and Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Filed Against Correct Care Solutions PDF File.

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