Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice' is professional negligence by act or omission by a health care provider in which the treatment provided falls below the accepted standard of practice in the medical community and causes injury or death to the patient, with most cases involving medical error. Standards and regulations for medical malpractice vary by country and jurisdiction within countries. Medical professionals may obtain professional liability insurances to offset the risk and costs of lawsuits based on medical malpractice.
Posts about Medical Malpractice
    • Most Common Misdiagnosed Illnesses

      When we are sick, we trust that a trained medical professional will be able to examine us and determine what is wrong. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Doctors occasionally misdiagnose a patient’s illness, which leads to incorrect treatments that fail to provide any real relief. In some cases, misdiagnosed illnesses can even have fatal results.

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    • Was My Child’s Birth Injury Preventable?

      If your baby is born with a health complication, it can be a traumatic experience. But, learning that your baby was not born with a defect, but rather suffered an injury during labor and delivery could be even worse. If your baby was injured during birth, and you want to know if the injury was caused by the negligent actions of your healthcare professionals, you may want to co ...

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    • Are Health Care Workers Working with the Flu?

      Winter can bring us some of the most unwanted complications, such as snow, ice, and the flu. While snow and ice can make your commute treacherous, the flu can keep you out of work for some time. Healthcare professionals see hospital visits increase during flu season, and sometimes they cannot allow visitors for fear that this highly contagious sickness will spread rapidly to t ...

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  • Postpartum Deaths Are on the Rise in Texas

    … mortality rates in Texas had apparently doubled between the years of 2010 and 2012. Childbirth is a serious event, and care must be taken to ensure that the health of both the mother and child is treated with the utmost priority. While some pregnancy complications are completely unforeseeable, many others are the direct result of medical malpractice…

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  • Birth Injuries Caused by Meconium Aspiration Syndrome

    …Did your child suffer from a serious birth injury related to meconium aspiration syndrome? The Dallas birth injury lawyers at Rasansky Law Firm are here to help you and your family. We’re happy to discuss your case, give our advice on your family’s options moving forward, and explain how we may be able to help you at no out of pocket cost. Call us…

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  • Opioid-Related Medical Malpractice Claims

    … and your family. Opioid medical malpractice claims are meant to help those who were improperly treated with these drugs, and they also serve to discourage other doctors from carelessly over-prescribing these powerful medications in the future. If your life has been turned upside down by an opioid drug prescribed by a doctor, you should seek skilled…

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  • Birth Injuries Caused by Meconium Aspiration Syndrome

    …Did your child suffer from a serious birth injury related to meconium aspiration syndrome? The Dallas birth injury lawyers at Rasansky Law Firm are here to help you and your family. We’re happy to discuss your case, give our advice on your family’s options moving forward, and explain how we may be able to help you at no out of pocket cost. Call us…

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  • Common Amputation Complications After an Accident

    … to learn about the most common amputation complications. If you or a loved one has experienced a common amputation complication, call a Chicago personal injury lawyer at Staver Law Group right away. We can evaluate your case during our free consultation and can assess your legal options. Call us today at to schedule an appointment. Common Amputation…

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  • Dallas Opioid Abuse & Overdose Attorney

    … in just a few weeks. While every doctor knows this, there are some who prescribe opioids when they aren’t truly needed, or who prescribe unnecessarily high amounts or dosages. Under the law, doctors are only supposed to prescribe painkillers when there is a medical necessity. The same holds true for pharmacies and pharmacists who have a legal…

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  • Dallas Anoxic Brain Injury Lawyer

    … upwards of a million dollars when you include the cost of medical treatment, physical therapy, assistive devices, etc. If your child’s anoxic brain injury was the result of malpractice, your family should not be the ones to suffer this financial burden. Anoxic brain injuries in adults. Anyone whose suffers a lack of blood flow to the brain can suffer…

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  • Dallas Necrotizing Fasciitis Lawyer

    … of the condition include chills, fever, vomiting, or fatigue. Because the symptoms are often confused with other conditions, people often delay seeking medical treatment for the condition unless already hospitalized or in a nursing home. Prompt treatment is first and foremost, and consists of strong IV antibiotics. Unfortunately, antibiotics do not always reach…

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  • Dangers Associated with Lasik

    … or even permanent. If you have suffered from a Lasik-related complication, you should reach out to our medical malpractice lawyers right away at Staver Law Group at . Under Correction and Over Correction If your surgeon fails to adequately reshape your corneal tissues while performing Lasik, you may suffer from under correction and could be left…

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  • How to Avoid Medical Errors

    … medical malpractice lawyers at Staver Law Group today. We can help you pursue compensation for your losses. Call us today at for a free consultation. Get a Second Opinion When Possible If you have been told you need a surgical procedure, you should always ask for a second opinion. Surgery should be taken seriously, even when a physician states…

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  • Top Causes of Dental Malpractice

    … a victim of dental malpractice, you should consult our Chicago dental malpractice lawyers at Staver Law Group immediately by calling . We can evaluate your claim and help you pursue compensation for your losses. Failure to Diagnose If a dentist or oral surgeon fails to diagnose an infection, lesion, periodontal disease, oral cancer, or any other…

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  • Can a Language Barrier Lead to Medical Malpractice?

    …. Those who are not fluent in English could become a victim of medical malpractice, especially if they do not have a professional interpreter by their side while conversing with a healthcare provider. If you believe the language barrier of you or your loved one led to medical malpractice, it is in your best interest to contact Staver Law Group…

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  • Birth Injury Lawsuit Compensation Calculators

    … calculator can account for the myriad of factors which make a significant impact on the value of your case, and every single birth injury case is unique. What you can expect to recover from a Texas birth injury claim or lawsuit depends on several key elements, such as: Birth Injury Compensation Calculator The existence and extent of the medical…

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  • Common IVF Errors and Risks to Consider

    … injury due to a medical error in the IVF process, you need a skilled and experienced medical malpractice attorney to review your case and seek compensation from the negligent parties. Our medical malpractice attorneys have years of experience dealing with medical malpractice and understand how important your IVF procedure is for you and your…

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