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Medical Malpractice

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Understanding Medication Errors

  While many of the medical malpractice cases derive from direct physical actions at the hands of a medical professional, medication errors are a real problem that is experienced by thousands of Americans each year. Unfortunately, this type of error can cause serious problems that can cause harm to any patient who is at risk.…
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Why Hire a Firm with an MD and Ph.D Nurse On Staff

  When a person sustains a serious injury due to the negligence of another party, they start to think about the next steps. One of the steps that you may take is finding a law firm to represent you and help you seek compensation for the damages you have sustained. Finding the right firm can…
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Common Reasons Doctors Make Diagnosis Mistakes

  One of the errors that can be made by a doctor when treating a patient is a diagnosis mistake. This is a serious problem as patients are expecting their medical professional to inform them of their illness or condition. Patients go into hospitals when they are hurt or dealing with a condition. If they…
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How Surgical Errors Occur In Houston

  In Houston and all throughout the world, hospitals are expected to provide patients with the best possible care. One of the most complex treatment options for a person dealing with an injury, illness, or condition is surgery. There many tools used and people around. Unfortunately, this makes it easier for problems to arise and…
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Types of Medication Mistakes

  According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), between the years 1993 to 1998, most fatal medication errors are related to the wrong prescribed dosage. The FDA also estimates that about 1.3 million people per year are affected by medication errors, leading to either injury or death. This mistake can occur anywhere within…
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Injuries Caused by Improper Radiation Therapy

  Radiation therapy can be beneficial when used correctly, but when it is done improperly, it can cause devastating injury. Our team explains what some of the causes of injuries are, what injuries can be sustained, and how serious this type of medical malpractice can be.