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Liability for Failing to Transfer Patients

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Seeking medical treatment for a serious health issue is not always as easy as going to the family doctor and undergoing an examination. Instead, most patients who suffer from serious medical conditions are required to see specialists, visit testing facilities and labs, or receive treatment at other facilities. For this reason, when providing care,… Read More »

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What is Doctor Fatigue?

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As new advances are made in the medical field, doctors are able to see more patients than ever before. Unfortunately, case loads can sometimes become oppressive, leading doctors to suffer from fatigue. In fact, a study recently published by the Mayo Clinic and led by the Stanford University School of Medicine revealed that more… Read More »

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Collecting Compensation for Pharmaceutical Negligence

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Many pharmacists take great care when filling prescriptions and explaining a medication’s side effects to patients. Unfortunately, mistakes still can and do occur, which can have devastating consequences, so if you were injured as a result of a pharmaceutical error, it is crucial to seek the guidance of an experienced personal injury attorney who… Read More »

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Diagnoses Lead To Unnecessary Treatment

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A Florida doctor allegedly falsely diagnosed several patients with illnesses they did not have, including cancer, and caused them to undergo treatments they did not need, including radiation therapy. According to reports, the doctor falsely diagnosed patients with skin cancer and then recommended the radiation therapy that was not medically necessary, and that entailed… Read More »

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Doctor Who?

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A local man is facing criminal charges for holding himself out as a doctor and performing cosmetic procedure treatments on several patients in his apartment. The treatments, during which the man injected silicone into the victim’s buttocks to change their size and appearance, cost thousands of dollars each; unfortunately for the victims, the man… Read More »

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“All Natural” Drug Anything But All Natural

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A Florida man recently received a four-year prison sentence for distributing diet pills as ‘all natural’ diet supplements that actually were made with a prescription weight loss drug that had been taken off the market years earlier due to its link to risks of heart attacks and strokes. For people who subscribe to a… Read More »

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Elective Procedures Gone Wrong

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It was not all that long ago that plastic surgery and cosmetic procedures were rarely performed anytime other than when they were absolutely necessary. Over recent years though, interest in these procedures has grown exponentially and the range of available services and procedures has expanded further than many of us even know. Everyone is… Read More »

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Winning Your Medical Malpractice Case Against a Nursing Home

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Putting your loved one in the care of a nursing home places an immense amount of trust in the professionals working there. The majority of time, the care is top-notch. In rare instances, however, those living in these facilities are mistreated. If a family member or loved one has been injured as a result… Read More »

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Three Common Questions about Medical Malpractice

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A hospital can be a scary place. That fear is only amplified if you or a loved one is injured or killed due to a negligent health care provider. Per Florida law (766.203), before a medical malpractice lawsuit can go forward, the plaintiff has to prove there are reasonable grounds to believe that: The… Read More »

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Medical Malpractice Suit Yields $7.5 million for grieving family

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A Miami, Florida, family has been awarded $7.5 million as part of a medical malpractice lawsuit settlement, according to a report in WSVN News. Maria Elena Espinosa died following a surgery to remove a two-inch tumor on her skull. According to the lawsuit, the operating surgeons failed to properly evaluate Espinosa before she underwent… Read More »

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