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Dec 31, 2018

The 9 “Rights” of Administering Medication to Patients

By |Dec 31, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Medical team members providing medications to patients must make sure they are administering these medications correctly. They must provide the correct medications to the right patients according to the correct method in the right dose and at the right time. There are a number of other actions that must be carried out properly for each [...]

Dec 13, 2018

Can Medical Malpractice Victims Sue a Hospital for Damages?

By |Dec 13, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Can you sue the hospital after sustaining an injury due to the medical treatment offered at the facility? It depends. Although hospitals often bear legal liability for negligent and incompetent care provided by medical technicians, nurses, and other related medical personnel, they are not always directly responsible for a doctor’s medical practice. Therefore, in some [...]

Nov 21, 2018

Research Links Burnout to Doctor Error – And It’s on the Rise

By |Nov 21, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

A recent study shows that physician burnout is real and serious enough that it may be source of more medical errors than unsafe workplace conditions. The study, published in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, shines a new light on medical malpractice in the United States. Dr. Christine Sinsky, the vice president of professional satisfaction at the [...]

Nov 8, 2018

68 People Left Partially Blind from Knockoff Cataract Drug

By |Nov 8, 2018|Defective Product|0 Comments

Buzzfeed News recently published a shocking report about nearly 70 patients who say they were blinded or left partially blind by an off-brand version of the cataract drug TriMoxi. TriMoxi is a medication used to speed up healing, eliminating the need for eye drops after cataract surgery. The Buzzfeed article highlights the story of Curtis [...]

Oct 18, 2018

A.I. and Medicine – When Mistakes Are Made, Who Is to Blame?

By |Oct 18, 2018|Medical Negligence|0 Comments

If you're injured during surgery or another medical procedure, you can be reasonably sure that one of your health professionals may have been responsible. With technology advancing rapidly every day, however, what happens if your surgery was performed by a machine? If you're injured during a robotic surgery or procedure, who is responsible? Can you [...]

Oct 4, 2018

Using Adrenaline to Save Cardiac Patients Can Cause Brain Damage

By |Oct 4, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

You may have seen it in the movies or on television, or, horribly, in real life – when doctors or emergency personnel use an epinephrine (also called adrenaline) shot in an attempt to restore a heartbeat in a patient suffering cardiac arrest. This is a traditional procedure with paramedics, in hospitals, and emergency rooms, but [...]

Sep 19, 2018

Over 50 Percent of Doctors Suffering From Workplace Burnout, According to New Study

By |Sep 19, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

You place a considerable amount of trust in your doctor for your health care needs. You do so because you expect him or her to have the education and experience in medicine to provide you with the best treatment methods possible. However, doctors are human just like anyone else. They face pressures in the workplace [...]

Sep 6, 2018

Can Comparative Research Make It Easier to Obtain Safe Medications?

By |Sep 6, 2018|Dangerous Drugs|0 Comments

The pharmaceutical industry routinely complains about the length of time it takes the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to secure approval for prescription drugs in the marketplace. They often point to rigorous clinical trials that are excessively long and drawn out – and often fail to point out how often those “rigorously tested” drugs still [...]

Aug 23, 2018

Did You Suffer Injury During a Bowel Surgery?

By |Aug 23, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

No surgery or procedure is risk-free. However, with an understanding of the risks involved, you are right to expect your surgeon to provide you the highest level of care when performing any type of surgical procedure. Not even the best doctors in the world are exempt from making a mistake that can cause grievous and [...]

Aug 9, 2018

Why Won’t Hospitals Prevent Mothers from Dying after Childbirth?

By |Aug 9, 2018|Medical Negligence|0 Comments

There are few events more exciting than giving birth to a baby. For many, the birth day is the greatest day of their lives, and they cannot wait to get home and start life with their newest member of their family. But not all birthdays go according to plan. Sometimes, it’s the mother who is [...]