This can be a tough topic to get into. You generally go to the doctor thinking you’ll get better, right? No one goes to the hospital thinking they’ll have to pursue a misdiagnosis lawsuit months or years down the road..
And after eventually getting the right diagnosis, your focus is going to be on how to treat the problem, not how to sue your doctor!
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Life can sometimes feel like a bit of a circus; trying to juggle all the areas of life and hoping to get by without too many complications. We’ve all experienced fast-paced and stressful moments a time or two. And for some of us, those high stress situations may be more frequent.
But what if those high-stress situations happened every day? In combination with the normal juggle of life? This is what many people in the medical field face. Always in a state of fight or flight because any wrong move could cost someone their life.
You don’t have to walk into the hospital and administer a life-saving drug on your most stressful day, right? Talk about a lot of pressure.
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Grisel Soto rushed to the hospital with a 101 degree fever and excruciating pain in her head. She couldn’t speak, and was acting irrational. Her husband overheard a nurse say that those symptoms were exactly like those of people who smoke synthetic weed.
Pleading with doctors to run more tests, Soto’s husband insisted his wife had never used drugs. But ER workers ordered only blood and urine tests. Then they injected her with a tranquilizer and restrained her in a bed. There she fought for her life for 10 hours, going into cardiac arrest 5 times. She finally succumbed to what an autopsy revealed as meningitis.
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Chiropractors have a reputation for being “holistic” healthcare providers. A lot of people visit a chiropractor because they want less invasive options for treatment. And that makes sense. So much sense that these days you wouldn’t think twice about a loved one receiving chiropractic care. Why?
Because it feels risk-free! This is the option you take when you don’t want to deal with all the side effects, right?
This is the problem. A lot of people don’t know about the risks. They aren’t talked about and people aren’t informed.
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They may not be pleasant, but colonoscopies are necessary. They’re also generally safe. Many patients undergo them after age 45 as a precautionary measure.
Imagine it’s time for your yearly colonoscopy. It’s likely the doctor won’t find anything more than an occasional hemorrhoid. It’s no sweat–and you’ll be back at home the same day.
But what if something goes wrong? Is it possible for medical malpractice to happen during such a routine procedure?
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People don’t make the decision to have weight loss surgery on a whim. It’s usually after years and years of health struggles and diet failures. They have tried everything to lose weight and have decided on surgery as a last resort. At least, it should be.
After having gastric bypass surgery, Katie lost 100 pounds within six months. She was so excited she had finally gotten what she wanted. She was on the road to a healthier life. Until shortly after that, she developed chronic nausea and the weight loss didn’t stop. She went back to her doctor who told her she must be pregnant. Katie knew she wasn’t pregnant.
Continue reading When It’s Not The Dream You Imagined: Gastric Bypass & Lap Band Lawsuits