While advances in medicine have helped refine medical processes and procedures, diagnostic errors are still common. A recent study of diagnostic errors shows that diagnostic errors affect an estimated 12 million Americans. These errors cause more harm […]Read more.
Pregnancy is one of the most beautiful and rewarding journeys that a woman (and her partner) will experience. However, due to COVID-19, many pregnant couples have mixed emotions as they rapidly approach their due dates. As […]Read more.
Elder abuse comes in many forms like emotional, physical, and sexual harm inflicted on a senior citizen. Some senior citizens also suffer from financial exploitation and negligence from the people tasked with taking care of them. […]Read more.
The decision to put a loved one in a nursing home is never easy. It means acknowledging that your spouse or parent is no longer able to take care of themselves and that you can’t take […]Read more.
If you are seriously injured, you may need a blood transfusion to survive. This procedure saves millions of lives each year, but if it’s done incorrectly it can harm you further and in some cases may […]Read more.
No one wants to hear that they need surgery to correct some medical problem. It’s even worse if complications from surgery make you sicker than you were when you started. Sometimes complications are unavoidable. But if […]Read more.
Raising a child is never an easy job, but those who have a baby with a serious birth injury have their lives changed forever. Although some of these injuries are no one’s fault, there are many […]Read more.
In a health care setting, patients are often vulnerable. Medical professionals have the training and knowledge that should equip them to make the best decision in every case. Patients trust that medical professionals do not make […]Read more.
If you or someone you love is ever a victim of medical negligence, then you should hire an attorney for help, right away. Unfortunately, errors in emergency rooms occur more often than many people think. Some […]Read more.
It is an unsettling fact that surgical errors cause injury to patients at a startling rate in the U.S. According to a 2016 study at Johns Hopkins Medicine, medical error is the third leading cause of […]Read more.
There’s perhaps no greater injury than that which occurs during the pregnancy or birth of a baby. While not every pregnancy will result in a healthy infant, medical malpractice that causes an injury or even the […]Read more.
Like all types of medical practice, doctors who practice obstetrics and gynecology (OB-GYN) medicine are capable of making mistakes that can have devastating, long-term effects on their patients. In a recent survey, 70 percent of OB-GYN […]Read more.
Cerebral palsy (CP) is a common birth injury that can result in lifelong difficulties. If your child or another loved one is experiencing symptoms of cerebral palsy, you likely have an abundance of questions and very […]Read more.
As a conscious patient, you probably attempt to be proactive about your medical care. However, you seek out medical assistance because you know doctors receive training in the diagnosis and treatment of complex conditions. When your […]Read more.
All parents worry about what the future holds for their children. But parents whose child is living with the effects of a birth injury may have more complex concerns, including how to provide appropriate medical and […]Read more.
Recent studies have found that up to 10 percent of elderly individuals suffer abuse. Sadly, this can happen at the nursing home you trust with your aging parents. The causes of this abuse are many — […]Read more.
Healthcare professionals are held in very high regard in our eyes, but sometimes, mistakes happen. A recent study done by JAMA Internal Medicine, shares the top reasons why internists (medical specialists) are sued for medical malpractice. […]Read more.
We recently shared an article on social media about a family’s struggle with their son’s Cerebral Palsy and the lawsuit that alleges medical negligence against the hospital who delivered him. These types of cases come around […]Read more.
When families are unable to take care of an elderly relative, it is common that the family finds a nursing home to provide the proper care for that relative. Do not let your loved ones become […]Read more.
The parents of 11-year-old Breanna Sadler of Vine Grove, Ky., sued the manufacturer of their daughter’s cochlear implants, Advance Bionics of Valencia, Calif., accusing the company of continuing to sell the device after executives knew it […]Read more.