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Baby boy who is victim of a botched cicumcision holds mother's hand.

Botched Circumcision – When Negligence Is Involved

Circumcision has always been a common procedure in the United States. According to worldwide statistics, more than 50% of male children undergo circumcision. And these numbers are even higher in the U.S. You might expect surgeons to perform circumcisions without complications. But sometimes things go wrong. Many families in the United States opt to get…

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Orthodontist holds model of teeth with braces.

What is Orthodontic Malpractice?

When your orthodontist is negligent and gives you substandard care, that’s considered malpractice. Because your orthodontist must provide you with the level of care that another properly trained orthodontist would in the same situation. Does the word “orthodontist” make you think of an adolescent face full of braces? What about medical malpractice? It’s true: creating…

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Mother upset over her baby's birth injury.

Shoulder Dystocia Complications & Its Long Term Effects

Birth injuries are never easy to talk about. And going through one with your own child is even more difficult. Soon-to-be-mothers spend 9 months going through a wide variety of emotions. While many do worry about the what-ifs, they try to remain optimistic. But sometimes, things can go a little unexpected in the labor and…

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Victim of Stevens Johnson Syndrome lies in hospital bed.

Stevens Johnson Syndrome Lawsuits: Skin On Fire

Medicine can help us, but it can also harm us. There’s a good reason why drug infomercials rattle off a long list of possible side effects. Pharmaceutical companies don’t want to be held liable when drugs damage a person’s health. Unfortunately, drugs harm patients more often than we’d like to believe. Adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are…

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Medical Malpractice For Failing To Treat Medical Conditions

Medical Malpractice. When we hear these two words, we don’t typically think of failure to treat or diagnose. We usually think of the “extreme” cases: botched surgery, surgery on the wrong side of the body, or instruments left inside the body. And sure, these situations constitute a medical malpractice lawsuit. There’s no question about it.…

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Woman in hospital with sepsis infection.

Can I File A Sepsis Malpractice Lawsuit?

You’d think that a hospital is the safest place to be. It’s where you get treated and cured, right? But there’s a silent, often deadly condition you can get just by being in the hospital. We’re talking about sepsis. It’s what happens when your body’s infection-fighting processes go wrong. Caught early, sepsis sufferers can make a…

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Surgeon looks at patient's brain scan.

Neurosurgeon Malpractice Isn’t Something To Ignore

In January 2021, Natalie Avilez filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against a neurosurgeon at Mercy Clinic East Communities. The reason?  Neurosurgeon Malpractice. Believe it or not, her surgeon operated on the wrong side of her spine.  When Avilez was referred to a neurosurgeon for her back pain, she was told an easy surgery would relieve…

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Lawyer helping victim of failure to treat injury.

Failure To Treat – What To Do When Your Doctor Fails You

We put so much of our trust into the hands of medical professionals. And while they have skills and years of schooling, doctors are humans, too. They’re not perfect, and as much as we hate to admit it, they can make mistakes. You want to trust their knowledge and years of experience, but sometimes they…

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Nerve Damage After Surgery – Can You File A Lawsuit?

Undergoing invasive surgery is one of the hardest things for many people. Why? Because they fear how they’ll feel afterwards. What if the surgeon operates on the wrong organ? Or anesthesia isn’t administered correctly and you feel everything? Or what if you’re left with permanent nerve damage after surgery?  Your physician tells you the only…

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Medical Malpractice Free Consultation – Steps To Get Started

Medical Malpractice Free Consultation – Steps To Get Started If you have been a victim of a medical mistake, then you know that it can be life-altering. You need an advocate that’s well-versed in the field and ready to fight for the rights that you or your loved one deserve. That’s why getting in touch…

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