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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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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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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In this post, we’ll take a deep dive into medical lawsuits, from central pontine myelinolysis lawsuit examples to famous medical malpractice cases, to average settlements.
Some people see medical lawsuits as an opportunity for someone greedy to get their hands on a wad of cash. But this couldn’t be further from the truth! Victims of medical mishaps often spend the rest of their lives in unnecessary pain. Pursuing a medical malpractice case can be their best chance at living a more comfortable life.
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When you think of medical malpractice, the first person you think of is most likely your nurse or doctor. And it makes sense. Their the face of the operation, after all. But what about pharmacists and pharmacy techs?
Most pharmacists aren’t in secret laboratories counting pills or swirling “potions.” (Thanks Cartoon Network.) No, these days pharmacists are more accessible than ever. Each and every day, both doctors and patients rely on the knowledge and expertise of pharmacists.
It’s no small task, as pharmacists have to be precise and calculated at all times. Unfortunately pharmacy errors do occur and these mistakes can result in serious harm or even death.
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Surgery — especially cosmetic surgery — is more common than ever, along with the medical blunders that go hand in hand with it.
In 2018, nearly 18 million people underwent cosmetic procedures in the United States alone. Some people wish to enhance or preserve their looks. I mean, who doesn’t like a boost in confidence? On the other hand, many people look for reconstructive surgery because of accidents, birth defects, illnesses, etc.
No matter the reason, you deserve the best possible care! But unfortunately, like other types of surgeries, cosmetic surgery can go wrong.
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