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Aug 28, 2015

You Can Now Check Your Surgeon’s Success Rate Online

By |Aug 28, 2015|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

According to their website, ProPublica is a non-profit investigative journalism newsroom whose mission is to defend the public interest. As such, they have developed a database of complication rates for nearly 17,000 surgeons who perform eight common procedures covered by Medicare. The new database will allow patients to see a scorecard for their surgeon, and [...]

Aug 23, 2015

Are You Sure That Your Family Is Seeing A Doctor?

By |Aug 23, 2015|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

The number of nurse practitioners, licensed practical nurses and physicians’ assistants providing care is on the rise, while the number of general practitioners is on the decline. While this trend is certainly providing a greater opportunity for patients to receive care, the quality of care is a concern; when is it necessary that you be [...]

Aug 17, 2015

Arbitration Agreements Can Affect Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuits

By |Aug 17, 2015|Nursing Home Abuse|0 Comments

The baby boomer generation is aging and entering nursing homes at a rapidly increasing rate. As the population ages and there is more awareness of elder abuse and nursing home neglect, more and more families are brining lawsuits against facilities whose negligence led to the harm or wrongful death of their loved ones. That is [...]

Aug 10, 2015

What You Should Know About Umbilical Cord Accidents

By |Aug 10, 2015|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

The umbilical cord is a lifeline for unborn children. It supplies blood, oxygen and vital nutrients from mother to infant. It is so vital that the phrase “cutting the cord” has passed into common usage to describe people with an unusually strong connection. But this lifeline can cause serious harm to your unborn child if [...]

Aug 5, 2015

New Non-Profit Provides Resource Center for Brain Injury Victims

By |Aug 5, 2015|Brain Injury|0 Comments

National Institute of Health tells us that traumatic brain injuries can be the result of a sudden, violent hit on the head – like hitting your head on the dashboard in a car accident, or having an object fall on you ­ or the result of a sharp object physically piercing the skull. An open [...]