Medical Malpractice

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What are the 4 D’s of Medical Malpractice?

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Medical mistakes can lead to significant injuries or illnesses for patients. Unfortunately, we know the medical mistakes are more common than most people realize in this country. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University said a few years back that medical errors … Continue reading

Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Myths

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Medical mistakes can be devastating for victims. Unfortunately, medical errors are more common than most people realize in the US. Researchers from Johns Hopkins University have said that medical mistakes are now the third leading cause of death in this … Continue reading

We’ve Got Practice in Medical Malpractice

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Medical malpractice is defined as when a hospital, doctor, or another healthcare professional, through a negligent act or omission, causes an injury to a patient. According to researchers at Johns Hopkins, 400,000 people die each year in the United States … Continue reading

5 Signs of Medical Malpractice

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Preventable medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in the United States, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins. Unfortunately, thousands of people are injured or killed each year due to the careless or negligent actions of medical professionals. … Continue reading

Death in the Ambulance: When is the EMT at Fault?

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Emergency medical technicians are one of the most critical links in the lifesaving chain when someone is experiencing a medical emergency. EMTs and paramedics have tough jobs, and what they do from the time they get to a patient to … Continue reading

What is Uterine Rupture?

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Expectant mothers hope for easy pregnancies that are free from major complications. They want to have a safe labor and a delivery that ensure their child is born healthy. Unfortunately, there are several complications that can arise during a delivery. … Continue reading

Does Hospice Malpractice Happen?

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Hospice care is important for people who need end of life care as well as their families. When a person is diagnosed with a life-ending illness or condition, that gives them months to live, the shift focuses from curing them … Continue reading

How Often Does Medical Malpractice Occur?

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Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional causes injury to their patient. Medical malpractice is not necessarily purposeful – most times, the professional being charged with malpractice is not immediately aware of where they went wrong. For instance, a doctor … Continue reading

How to File a Medical Malpractice Claim

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Medical malpractice is an unfortunate consequence of physician-related negligence. This form of personal injury is extremely dangerous because it operates solely within the healthcare realm, making patients’ nightmares about problems like improper anesthetization nearly turn into reality. When a physician, … Continue reading

What Is the Difference Between Negligence and Malpractice?

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During a medical malpractice claim in West Virginia, you may hear the term medical negligence and medical malpractice used interchangeably. The two terms, however, are not identical. They technically have two different definitions. Medical malpractice is the overarching practice area, … Continue reading

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