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Cancer Misdiagnosis Malpractice

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Cancer Misdiagnosis Malpractice A cancer diagnosis can be complex and time-consuming. A doctor’s failure to properly diagnose cancer may give rise to a viable medical malpractice case. When patients believe that medical negligence was the cause of their cancer misdiagnosis, the patients and their families should seek the legal assistance of a cancer misdiagnosis lawyer. A cancer misdiagnosis lawyer can review the case’s facts, file a medical malpractice lawsuit, and follow-through with the legal process. Cancer Misdiagnosis Case Elements As with any medical malpractice lawsuit, the party claiming malpractice occurred is required to prove a cancer misdiagnosis. This means that the plaintiff is responsible...

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Colon and Rectal Surgery Malpractice

Colon and Rectal Surgery Malpractice Colon and rectal surgery often referred to collectively as colorectal surgeries, carry risks and complications just as with any other surgical procedure. However, while there are such risks and complications inherent in any surgery, there are ways to minimize exposure of a patient to them – except in cases of medical malpractice, where the reverse is true. for otherwise healthy young people, unnecessary delays can lead to a lifetime of crippling disability or death. Complications and risks of any surgery include an unexpected reaction to anesthesia, infection, or excessive bleeding. Infections are of a particular risk, especially...

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Shoulder Dystocia Malpractice

Shoulder Dystocia Malpractice There are a lot of things that a new parent needs to worry about when taking on the challenge of raising a child. Severe and permanent injuries from the birthing process should not be one of them. Unfortunately, due to physician oversight, inattention, or improper training, some babies are harmed during their delivery. During difficult deliveries, some doctors can make abrupt decisions to use tools such as vacuum extractors and forceps. These tools shouldn’t always be used, and, when they are they can be used in manners that cause brain damage or other trauma that likely will never be...

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Stroke Medical Malpractice

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[vc_row content_width="grid" triangle_shape="no"][vc_column][vc_column_text] STROKES Strokes can happen at any age, but when strokes happen in otherwise healthy young people, they are most often caused by what is known as a vertebral artery dissection (“VAD”).  VAD is often completely painless and can happen with even the slightest stretching of the neck. Not every VAD goes on to cause a stroke.  A VAD is a flap-like tear of the inner lining of the vertebral artery, which is located in the neck and supplies blood to the brain. Blood starts accumulating, and therefore, clotting, where the tear is located. A stroke can be caused when a...

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Do you know which president died from medical malpractice?

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One of the Presidents of the United States was Killed by Medical Malpractice  Here is the story of President James A. Garfield:   Less than 4 months after obtaining office Garfield was shot in the arm and back by Charles Guiteau, who reportedly was angry because President Garfield declined to name him the Ambassador to France.  According to a story reported in CBS news, and elsewhere, the shot in the back was not fatal because it did not hit any vital organs.  The bullet lodged behind his pancreas.  If the doctors had just left him alone he likely would have survived.  However, within...

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