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May 31, 2018

Holding Medical Professionals Accountable for Birth Injuries

By |May 31, 2018|Birth Injuries|0 Comments

Giving birth is miraculous and natural, and we typically have doctors and medical staff with us to guide the process along and ensure both the mother and baby are healthy and safe. Babies especially are vulnerable during birth and delivery. Carelessness or negligence before or during delivery, or using too much force with medical instruments, [...]

May 17, 2018

Pharma Company Ramps Up Pricing for Cancer Drug Ahead of Potential Lower Dosage Announcement

By |May 17, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Research conducted by the nonprofit Value in Cancer Care Consortium recently suggested that a popular cancer drug that typically costs $148,000 per year for patients could work just as effectively in smaller doses, potentially cutting costs down to about $50,000 annually. However, the Washington Post  reported that the manufacturer has gotten approval for a new [...]

May 3, 2018

When Your Baby is Born with Broken Bones

By |May 3, 2018|Birth Injuries|0 Comments

As an expectant parent, you do a great amount of planning when it comes to the birth of your child. You do your best to stay in good health during your pregnancy and follow your doctor's orders. You make your birth plan, decide whether or not you want certain medications during your delivery, where you [...]

Apr 19, 2018

What is Virtual Health Care?

By |Apr 19, 2018|News|0 Comments

The face of health care today is constantly changing as technology becomes more and more advanced. Innovations in quality of care and patient access make it easier to keep up with our health care needs and keep up with these advancements. By shifting some of the work to patients and automating tasks, virtual health care [...]

Apr 4, 2018

If Your Doctor Fails to Recommend Genetic Testing, Is That Medical Negligence?

By |Apr 4, 2018|Medical Negligence|0 Comments

Genetic testing has opened new ways of finding out about our current state of health, and what diseases could possibly play a role in our future. The propensity to get certain diseases such as cancer is often hereditary. There are specific criteria that govern when genetic testing would be appropriate. Certain gene mutations such as [...]

Mar 22, 2018

How Does Communication Failure Lead to Medical Negligence?

By |Mar 22, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

Communication failure is a significant risk factor in the field of healthcare. Preventable medical errors cause needless injury and death, and communication errors are at the root of many medical malpractice cases. A healthcare research company reports that communication failure is the cause of at least 30 percent of all medical malpractice claims. The report, [...]

Mar 7, 2018

What is SIRVA and How is it Related to Vaccines?

By |Mar 7, 2018|Medical Malpractice|0 Comments

So far this season, the flu has killed over 50 children. This is one of the worst flu seasons in years, and we are still in the midst of it. This year's flu strain is a challenge to this year's vaccine, which is reported to have an only 10% effective rate against the H3N2 strain—although [...]

Feb 21, 2018

Prenatal Negligence by Your OB/GYN Can Lead to Birth Injuries

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

Advances in medicine and technology have made pregnancy and childbirth safer for both mother and child. Tragically, however, sometimes negligence during prenatal care or delivery can put your baby at risk of injury—resulting in pain, disability, and suffering. Most pregnancies and deliveries go as planned and everyone goes home happy and healthy. However, about seven [...]

Feb 7, 2018

What Is the Difference between a Birth Injury and a Birth Defect?

By |Feb 7, 2018|Birth Injuries|0 Comments

When a pregnant mother is anticipating the birth of her child, one of her biggest concerns is that the child will be born healthy. Many times, mothers will take deliberate steps to eat and live as healthy as possible in order to foster the healthy development of their child. Most of the time, these babies [...]

Jan 31, 2018

The Legality of the New Medicaid Work Requirements

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

New guidelines were proposed in January that would impose work requirements for Medicaid eligibility. Over two dozen Senators are questioning the legality of the policy. In a letter to acting Health Secretary Eric Hargan, the Senators presented their argument on behalf of low income Medicaid recipients. In the wake of the Trump administration’s action and [...]