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
    • Medication Errors on the Rise

      Prescription drugs have powerful effects on our bodies, and we trust our doctors and pharmacists to use care when employing them for our health. Mistakes with prescription drugs can result in serious injury or death, and unfortunately, medical professionals and legal experts have determined that medication errors have been increasing in the United States.

      Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 12 readers -
    • Can a Language Barrier Lead to Medical Malpractice?

      Many U.S. residents are not fluent in English and will require medical treatment at some point in their lives. If they are unable to provide a healthcare provider with their symptoms and previous medical history and cannot understand what their healthcare provider is saying, they will not be able to receive the high quality of care they deserve.

      Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 10 readers -
  • 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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  • Birth Injury Lawsuit Compensation Calculators

    … considering the idea of pursuing a birth injury malpractice claim, we know you have a lot of questions. Call us today at 1-877-405-4313 for a free consultation, and we’ll do our best to explain your options moving forward. Experience is key in birth injury lawsuits. As one of the most-experienced cerebral palsy birth injury law firms in the country, we…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 7 readers -
  • 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…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 8 readers -
  • Is a HIPAA Violation a Form of Medical Malpractice?

    … malpractice, they have been found to be relevant in certain cases where they occurred due to a doctor failing to properly uphold the standard of care. Injuries and violations that happen during medical care can be extremely personal and devastating. If you find yourself in this difficult situation, speak with one of our skilled Chicago medical…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 15 readers -
  • Can I File a Medical Malpractice Claim for MRSA?

    … persons or wounds. If you contracted MRSA after a recent hospital visit, you may be wondering if you can file a MRSA medical malpractice claim. If you have acquired MRSA due to a hospital’s lack of sanitation, contact our Chicago medical malpractice attorneys at Staver Law Group for a free consultation. We can evaluate your case and determine if you…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 21 readers -
  • Dallas Premature Birth Injury Lawyer

    …Did your child suffer complications due to a premature birth? The Dallas birth injury lawyers at Rasansky Law Firm are happy to evaluate the facts of your case and explain the options available to you moving forward. Call 1-877-405-4313 today for a free consultation. Premature Births & Medical Malpractice It’s estimated that one in every…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 25 readers -
  • Cesarean Malpractice

    … with it which include increased bleeding, breathing problem, blood clots, uterine rupture, surgical injury, and infection. If you and your new born baby after a C-section experienced any of these risks, you may adequate for compensation. Cesarean Malpractice Cesarean malpractice is defined as an act by a doctor and hospital which deviates…

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  • Eye Damage Caused by Cataract Surgery

    … problems by installing artificial lenses as well as removing these cloudy deposits through surgery. While laser eye surgery is generally safe and about three million such procedures are carried out across the country each year, there is still a very serious risk of complications caused by medical malpractice or medication errors. If you’ve suffered…

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  • Clavicle Fracture Birth Injuries

    … or medical malpractice, our Dallas birth injury attorneys are happy to review the facts of your case for no charge. If we feel as though you have a valid claim, we’ll explain your options moving forward. A clavicle fracture during delivery usually occurs when there is a difficult delivery, and typically when one or more of the following risk…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 13 readers -
  • Fetal Bradycardia Birth Injuries

    …Did your child suffer brain damage due to fetal bradycardia? Our Texas birth injury attorneys are happy to look into the facts of your case free of charge and explain the options available to you and your family moving forward. Call us today at 1-877-405-4313 for a free consultation. Fetal Bradycardia (Slow Heart Rate) Labor is a complicated…

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  • Nursing Assistants Help Those Injured in Accidents

    …, making this day the perfect opportunity to show your appreciation, especially if you’ve ever suffered from any serious injuries. Medical care is extremely important following an accident, but it can get expensive quickly. That’s why if you’re ever involved in a personal injury accident, your first step should be to seek medical care and then legal…

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  • Errors in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

    …Has your child suffered a birth injury due to an error in NICU? While some types of complications which occur in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) cannot be contributed to medical malpractice, errors and mistakes made by doctors and medical professionals may allow you and your family to recover compensation through a birth injury claim. Call…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 13 readers -
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