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 be a bit of a challenge, but you should know what advantages you are
offered with each firm.
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Common Reasons Doctors Make Diagnosis Mistakes


Doctor sitting at table with client, gesturing with hands.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 are not diagnosed correctly, it can result in them receiving the
wrong type of treatment or never healing. There are some common reasons
doctors make diagnosis mistakes, including the following.
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How Surgical Errors Occur In Houston


Two surgeons with scalpel and a medical tool working on unconscious patient. 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 the potential for errors increases. It is important to understand how these surgical errors occur and what options you have should you be harmed.
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What Causes Cerebral Palsy at Birth?


A mother holding newborn baby's head in her hands.In infants,
cerebral palsy is the result of a brain injury or brain malformation that occurs before,
during, or right after birth, when an infant’s brain is most vulnerable.
The impact it may have on a child depends on the severity of the injury
and where the damage occurred. Some doctors and scientists also believe
that cerebral palsy may be caused by maternal infections prior to delivery.
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Texas Ranks as Highest Maternal Mortality Rate in Developed World


Pregnant mother sitting on couch and holding stomach in pain.For a state that offers world-class medicine, and is home to the Houston
Medical Center, Texas should be profoundly ashamed of its ranking in a
very important index of obstetrical care.

According to the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Texas has
the highest maternal mortality rate in the developed world.

You read that correctly. Among the advanced, industrialized nations in
the world, more women per capita die from pregnancy-related complications
in Texas than anywhere else.
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Types of Medication Mistakes


Orange prescription pill bottle with large red X on label.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 the chain of distribution – from the prescribing physician to the pharmacist who hands you the medication.
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