Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), nuclear magnetic resonance imaging (NMRI), or magnetic resonance tomography (MRT) is a medical imaging technique used in radiology to investigate the anatomy and function of the body in both health and disease. MRI scanners use strong magnetic fields and radiowaves to form images of the body. The technique is widely used in hospitals for medical diagnosis, staging of disease and for follow-up without exposure to ionizing radiation.
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  • Whistleblower Receives $4.5 Million Award

    … was first hired in 2011, Hammett had “absolute discretion” as to where to send patients for ancillary services. If a patient did not have insurance, he would often send them to a nearby imaging center for MRIs. The private center charged less than the hospital. According to Dr. Hammett, he did what was in the best interest of the patient, even…

    Due Diligence- 9 readers -
  • Swimming Pool Slip and Falls

    … Have you been injured in a slip and fall incident which took place at a public or private swimming pool in the Chicago area or elsewhere in Illinois? If so, you should contact the personal injury lawyers of the Staver Law Group to discuss your legal options. You may be entitled to compensation for your injuries or any financial losses you have…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 33 readers -
  • Concussions and Mild Traumatic Brain Injuries

    … a half an hour. These types of injuries are often overlooked simply because the CT scans and MRIs often show no signs of injury. In many lawsuits involving concussions and/or mild traumatic brain injuries, the defense will usually assert that all brain scans (CT and MRI) were normal. This is not an uncommon occurrence due to the fact that a mild TBI…

    Rasansky Law Firm- 29 readers -
  • Medicare Fraud – Why Kickbacks Hurt Patients

    … named Southern Baptist Hospital of Florida in her complaint and accused it of actively concealing Dr. Orr’s Medicaid and Medicare fraud. Wells claimed Orr routinely “over-tested” patients. He ordered more MRIs, CT scans and lumbar punctures (spinal taps) than other physicians affiliated with the hospital. Despite the over-testing, however, she…

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  • Herniated Discs – Symptoms, Causes, Treatment

    … of the extremities. If the medical professional suspects the pain may be caused by something other than a herniated disc, other tests will be done to rule out other causes and confirm the diagnosis of herniated disc. These include imaging tests such as X-rays, MRIs, CT scans or a myelogram. Nerve tests may also be conducted. Herniated Disc Treatment…

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  • Tort Reform FAILS to Reduce Health Care Costs in Texas

    … that the assumption that more diligence (unnecessary CT scans, MRIs, hospital admissions, etc) by doctors who are afraid of facing a lawsuit was the reason for rising health care costs. Tort Reform & Healthcare Costs In three states where new laws were passed that made it next to impossible for patients to sue doctors for medical errors…

    Jeff Rasansky/ Rasansky Law Firm- 45 readers -
  • Proving Traumatic Brain Injury in Accidents

    …, people suffering from traumatic brain injuries often appear “normal” and may show no obvious damage on traditional diagnostic tools such as regular MRIs and CT scans. Even more confusing, sometimes symptoms of these brain injuries do not appear for days or even weeks after the accident. There are still ways for experienced personal injury attorneys…

    Jared Staver/ Chicago Personal Injury Lawyer- 38 readers -