7 Shocking Medical Malpractice Stories You Won’t Believe Happened

Today’s technology in medicine is astounding. There are cures and vaccines for diseases that were once terminal. There are machines that can breathe for us, pump our hearts, and scan our brains. Doctors have more knowledge available to them than ever before. So it’s no wonder that many patients place their complete trust in their doctors. 

But one thing hasn’t changed over the years: doctors are still human. They can make mistakes. No matter how much modern medicine improves, there will always be medical “professionals” who seriously mess things up. 

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How To Sue A Doctor For Pain And Suffering

“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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How Often Are Radiologists Wrong (Malpractice)

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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Dental Malpractice: Case Examples, FAQs, How to Sue & More

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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