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Were You Misdiagnosed by Your Doctor?

By | Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Blog

Missed diagnoses and delayed diagnoses are the major cause of medical malpractice in America. According to the Washington Post, missed diagnoses and delayed diagnoses account for almost 30 percent of successful malpractice claims and 35 percent of all money paid out. In many cases, a missed diagnosis can contribute to death, specifically when the patient is suffering from cancer, heart…

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Common Errors Made by Doctors

By | Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Blog

Fortunately, most doctors and nurses do not make mistakes when it comes to diagnosing and treating patients. However, mistakes do happen and sometimes these mistakes can result in serious injury or even death. Medical malpractice is defined as the negligence by a health care provider, by action or failure to act, leading to injury to death. Medical treatment must be…

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What Does the Texas Ebola Case Teach Us About Medical Malpractice?

By | Bighorn Has Your Back, Commentary, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury Blog

After the tragic death of Thomas Eric Duncan, the victim of Ebola in Texas, people are wondering if things were handled badly. With reports that Duncan was turned away from the hospital when he first started showing symptoms, the question of medical malpractice is in the air. The New York Post reports that Duncan’s family is calling for an investigation…

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