“You may be able to get compensation for pain and suffering.” Do those words sound familiar? You’ve probably heard these claims during those late-night commercials. Or have seen those words on a giant billboard driving down the highway.
And if you or a loved one have suffered a recent injury due to the negligence of medical practice, you might be wondering if the words “pain and suffering” are important.
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The day was November 8th, 1895. And on this day, Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, a quiet and modest man, made a breakthrough discovery.
His discovery? The X-ray.
Röntgen became the recipient of countless accolades and much praise. And with good reason. The X-ray is an invaluable diagnostic tool, along with ultrasounds, CT scans, MRI’s, and more. Thanks to radiology, doctors are able to identify conditions with much more efficiency. Röntgen’s legacy lives on to this day.
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Dentists are medical professionals, like primary care doctors, anesthesiologists, and oncologists. And though their specialties are different, they all have a responsibility when treating their patients to uphold the standard of care. Dental malpractice can occur when the first rule of the Hippocratic Oath, “Do no harm,” is broken.
Dentists aren’t supposed to deviate from what the field considers acceptable. Doing so raises serious professional and ethical questions. It also puts patients at great risk of injury or death. This of course can lead to dental malpractice lawsuits.
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What do you think of when you read the words “routine surgery?” It sounds like an in-and-out, low-risk operation that surgeons perform by the dozen. Nothing to worry about, right?
Wrong. Even routine surgeries can go wrong. In fact, some procedures, like tonsillectomies, have the potential to go very wrong.
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Imagine you’re diagnosed with asthma, the flu, or a simple infection. Your doctors prescribe some meds and send you home. They insist you’ll feel better in a few days…but you only get worse.
As it turns out, you don’t have a simple illness at all. Your real diagnosis is actually something far more serious: diabetes. But your doctors missed the signs. By the time they figure it out, you’ve suffered permanent damage to your health.
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Today, there are approximately 276,000 people living with a spinal cord injury in the United States. The impact of back injuries can be devastating. They often result in chronic pain, lifelong disabilities, and in rare cases, death. But what if the life-altering injury is a direct result of negligence from a medical practitioner? This can make matters even worse.
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