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

PHARMACY LIABILITY: COMMON PRESCRIPTION MISTAKES

Pharmacy negligence is a big source of personal injury claims. Pharmacists are highly trained individuals with a special responsibility to ensure the health and safety of those they serve. When they are careless in this duty, they can be held responsible for […]

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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

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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19 Jan

Were you made ill after taking the wrong type or dose of medication? If so, your pharmacist may be to blame. Medication errors can be extremely dangerous, and statistics show that nearly 3% of all hospital admissions are related to such incidents. […]

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