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Oct 26, 2016

Nursing Homes Have Used Wells Fargo Tactics for Years to Avoid Prosecution

By |Oct 26, 2016|Nursing Home Neglect|0 Comments

Wells Fargo has been making headlines for their shady business practices since September, when the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and other agencies fined the bank $185 million. The agencies alleged that employees of the bank opened banking and credit accounts without customers’ knowledge or permission for more than four years. During that time, Wells Fargo [...]

Oct 18, 2016

Docs Say Common Signs of Concussion Are Often Ignored

By |Oct 18, 2016|Brain Injury|0 Comments

The Brain Injury Association of America promotes Brain Injury Awareness Month each March. Now, a movement to promote awareness of traumatic brain injury in September is gaining traction. The effort is part of a massive campaign to reduce the stigma of brain injuries and educate the public about how to avoid traumatic brain injury and [...]

Oct 12, 2016

Internal Medicine Docs Sued for Malpractice Almost Twice as Often as All Other Physicians

By |Oct 12, 2016|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

A new study from The Doctor’s Company, a medical malpractice insurer, found that almost 60% of medical malpractice claims against internal medicine physicians were filed after treatment resulted in high-severity injuries. High-severity injuries refer to permanent injuries that result in loss of senses, limbs, brain function, or life. Internal medicine physicians, referred to as internists [...]

Oct 5, 2016

Common Medical Malpractice Claims

By |Oct 5, 2016|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Earlier this year, we talked about a study published by the BMJ (formerly known as the British Medical Journal) that claimed medical errors were now the third leading cause of death in the U.S. What constitutes an “error,” however, can vary from hospital to hospital, and from state to state. Furthermore, there is little evidence [...]