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Medical Malpractice for Organ Perforation During Surgery

Even minor surgeries can be complicated affairs. Recognizing this, hospitals require patients to sign waivers acknowledging that their procedure will come with some risk before they can perform the surgery. Certain mistakes, however, when made by trained medical professionals, are inexcusable. Errors made during surgery, for instance, that result in… Continue reading Medical Malpractice for Organ Perforation During Surgery

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Understanding Why Medication Errors Occur

When you see a doctor for an injury or when suffering from a certain condition, they may prescribe you medication to treat it, or to simply alleviate the pain you are experiencing. You have the right to know that the doctor has prescribed you the appropriate type of medication, and… Continue reading Understanding Why Medication Errors Occur

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When is a Misdiagnosis Medical Malpractice?

You trust your doctor to make an accurate and timely diagnosis when you are ill and if they do not, you could suffer serious consequences. Your condition may become worse as you do not receive the treatment you need, or you may even receive treatment for a condition you do… Continue reading When is a Misdiagnosis Medical Malpractice?

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Tips for Victims of Medical Malpractice

Many medical professionals provide quality care to patients, diagnosing and treating illnesses, helping with pain management, and conducting complex surgical procedures. Unfortunately, mistakes can and do occur amongst medical practitioners, which can be devastating for those who have put their health in the hands of a negligent doctor, surgeon, or… Continue reading Tips for Victims of Medical Malpractice

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Can a Birth Injury Cause Cerebral Palsy?

While some birth injuries are minor and don’t have a lasting impact, some, including cerebral palsy can have permanent consequences. Sometimes, these types of injuries are unavoidable, but others could have been prevented if a healthcare professional had used the proper degree of care. Infants who are born with cerebral… Continue reading Can a Birth Injury Cause Cerebral Palsy?

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Common Medication Errors: Misreading Decimal Points

Prescription medications provide a wide range of benefits. Some medications, for instance, help regulate blood pressure or fight infections, while others can assist in managing pain. Unfortunately, taking prescription medications can also be dangerous if the wrong type or dosage is prescribed. This is a surprisingly common scenario and can… Continue reading Common Medication Errors: Misreading Decimal Points

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Failing to Transfer Pregnant Patients

Obtaining treatment for a health problem isn’t always as easy as going to the family doctor. While this may have been a common practice in the past, most patients who suffer from serious conditions are now expected to see a specialist, visit a lab or testing facility, or receive treatment… Continue reading Failing to Transfer Pregnant Patients

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Prostate Surgery: Errors & Complications

According to the American Cancer Society, roughly 1 in 8 men will receive a prostate cancer diagnosis in their lifetime. Many other men will suffer from an enlarged prostate even without getting cancer, and the only treatment could be surgery. Prostate surgery, however, carries many complications. And careless surgeons who… Continue reading Prostate Surgery: Errors & Complications

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Are Your Surgical Stitches Infected?

Surgeons use stitches to close wounds to stop bleeding and promote healing. However, many patients suffer from intense pain or other problems related to their stitches. In fact, it is not unusual for stitches to become infected even though they are allegedly “dissolvable.” At Dolan Dobrinsky Rosenblum Bluestein, LLP, our… Continue reading Are Your Surgical Stitches Infected?

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