Can You Sue The Military? Your Complete Guide To Military Medical Malpractice

Did you know that medical malpractice is the 3rd leading cause of death in the USA? And are you aware that more than 250,000 people in the United States die from medical malpractice each year?

Now these stats aren’t meant to scare you but to show you that medical malpractice is more common than you might think. If you’ve been injured because of military medical malpractice, then know that there’s something you can do about it!

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Can You File A Lawsuit Against The VA?

Our veterans sacrifice so much to keep our country safe. Shouldn’t our country do everything they can to keep them safe too?

Veterans Affairs (VA) hospitals are supposed to provide America’s heroes with quality medical care. But that’s not always the case. Sometimes, doctors who treat veterans make grave mistakes, many of which could be easily prevented.

When this happens, victims of VA medical malpractice often ask, “Can you sue the VA?” Continue reading Can You File A Lawsuit Against The VA?

Breast Cancer Awareness Month – & How to Avoid A Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis

Did you know breast cancer is the second most common type of cancer in the United States? On average, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer every 2 minutes in this country. 30% of all female cancer diagnoses this year are projected to be breast cancer. We’ll give you a minute to take that in. The numbers are staggering, aren’t they?

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Should I Contact A Cerebral Palsy Lawyer?

If your baby is the victim of a birth injury you’re probably wondering what you should do and how much this may cost you.

The good news is there are lawyers out there that specialize in birth injury law and that work on a contingency fee basis!

Hiring a high specialized CP lawyer may be the smartest move you can make. In this post we’ll discuss what a cerebral palsy lawyer can do for you and why it’s important to have them in your corner. Keep reading to learn more.

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The Horrors Of Surgical Errors: Are You The Victim Of A Wrong Site Surgery?

We bet you didn’t know that as many as 50 wrong site surgeries occur in the United States. And that’s not per year either. 50 wrong site surgeries, every week.

It’s something right out of a sci-fi movie. A patient is anxiously waiting to undergo surgery. They’ve made sure they followed all the pre-op instructions and skipped their breakfast to ensure the required fast really is 6 hours long. They’ll do anything to make sure the surgery goes perfect. But despite all of the boxes being checked doctors operate on the wrong body part!

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A Misdiagnosed Heart Attack Can Be Deadly for Women

Did you know that heart disease is the number #1 cause of death for American women? If you didn’t, you’re not alone. 

According to the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention, 44% of women aren’t aware of this fact. They also have trouble recognizing the signs of a heart attack until it’s too late. Tragically, so do their doctors. 

It’s frightening to think that a doctor could miss the signs of a heart attack. But here’s the awful truth: studies have shown that they misdiagnose them much more often in women than in men. That’s because symptoms can show up differently between the genders. Worse still, a misdiagnosed heart attack can have deadly consequences. 

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