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Do You Think Your Doctor Committed Malpractice?

You go in for a surgical procedure, trusting the doctor’s expertise and expecting a positive outcome. Yet, once it’s over, you realize that something’s not quite right. Not long after the operation, you’re not healing correctly or another injury or illness has manifested and it dawns on you: Your doctor may have committed medical malpractice….

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Collecting Evidence for a Medical Malpractice Case: What You Should Know

Medical malpractice cases have earned a reputation as being long and complicated and a large part of that assumption comes from the collection of evidence. Occurring during the “discovery” phase, the lawyer and plaintiff work to gather relevant medical records and history, including the identification of witnesses who are knowledgeable about the incident. During the…

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How Often Does Medical Malpractice Occur?

Patients rarely expect to be the victim of medical malpractice. You might think, “These errors don’t happen very often.” Yet, while no single figure exists, the reported number of medical malpractice claims falls drastically below the actual number of occurrences in the US. Reports Versus Estimates Some estimate that only one in every eight errors…

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Common Surgical Errors That Lead to Malpractice Claims

In order for a case to qualify as malpractice, a doctor’s conduct needs to fall below the medically accepted standard, causing harm to the patient. Not being satisfied with the outcome of a medical procedure is not sufficient enough for filing a malpractice lawsuit. Yet, certain instances are clear indicators. Common Surgical Errors Some of…

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Why is Weight Loss Surgery Seeing More Medical Malpractice Claims?

Bariatric surgery is an invasive procedure, one in which a surgeon reroutes, staples or adds a band to the stomach and small intestines. Yet, as obesity rates continue to rise, the procedure has not only experienced greater demand, but higher reported instances of medical malpractice as well. Why is this occurring? Less-Experienced Surgeons Research indicates…

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