28 Mar

Child birth brain injuries in Florida

Childbirth is a joyous occasion when new parents leave the hospital with a healthy baby. However, when parents must stay at their sick baby’s side in the hospital because of a birth injury, that often leaves the family devastated rather than overjoyed. […]

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28 Sep

Product Liability Lawyer

Medical burnout describes a serious problem across the medical industry; research shows a growing trend in many hospitals that may be classified as an epidemic. More than half of medical professionals, surveyed in a study by Anderson Robbins Research, reported serious symptoms […]

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14 Sep

The medical device industry rakes in millions of dollars each year for products that are poorly tested due to a lack of strict regulations. According to a recent article in the New York Times, approximately one in 10 Americans have at least […]

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19 Jan

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE: ANESTHESIA ERRORS

When doctors take the Hippocratic Oath, they promise to work hard to protect the health of their patients. Unfortunately, doctors are only human, and sometimes they make mistakes. One of the most serious mistakes they can make involves the administration of anesthesia. […]

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19 Jan

THE CONSEQUENCES OF FAILURE TO PROVIDE POST-OPERATIVE TESTING

In order to ensure a patient’s recovery and avoid complications after a surgical procedure, doctors must provide adequate post-operative care. Post-operative care may include things like diagnostic imaging, monitoring of vitals, prescribing medication, and informing the patient about what types of activities […]

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19 Jan

HOW COMMON ARE RADIOLOGY ERRORS?

A radiologist’s job is to review imaging from X-rays, ultrasounds, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT), and other sources in order to diagnose and treat various illnesses. As patients, we rely on radiologists to perform their jobs correctly. Any error in […]

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19 Jan

A WOMAN’S MOTHER NEGLECTED IN A NURSING HOME FACILITY

On March 22, 2007, an 80-year-old woman was admitted to a rehabilitation center after receiving hospital care, which determined she would not need to undergo back surgery. The woman’s past medical history stated the woman suffered from the following conditions: Spinal Stenosis […]

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19 Jan

NEW STUDY REVEALS THAT MEDICATION ERRORS ARE COMMON DURING SURGERY

In a recent study on how often medication mistakes are made during surgical procedures, in-house researchers from Massachusetts General Hospital found that errors were made in nearly 50 percent of the operations they analyzed. Out of 277 surgeries, researchers documented 124 medication […]

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19 Jan

CHIROPRACTIC MANIPULATION CAN BE DETRIMENTAL

The cervical spine and neck region of the body is the most common area that chiropractors treat. Proper adjustments and procedures can cure neck, upper back, lower back, shoulder, arm, and head pains. Chiropractic procedures can also improve mobility and restore function […]

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19 Jan

The First District Court of Appeals has uphelp a Florida Law which allows insurance company lawyers to meet with the doctors of malpractice physicians to discuss the health records and history of their patients. In so doing, the appelate court upheld the […]

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