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Sat, 20 Aug 2011 00:00:00 -0400Personal injury case is not possible if you do not have lawyers to handle your claim. It is important to have one because lawyers knows how to process this legal matter. Being injured in n accident needs an attention not only for medication but also exercising your rights by having the full compensation from the person who caused that injury. The culprit has the liability to pay all your medical bills and other damages. This is the purpose of the personal injury case in which it is being filed to the higher courts.
Mon, 20 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Physicians and nurses are expected to have the knowledge training and experience required to detect and react to fetal distress. They are also supposed to dedicate suitable attention to following their patient during labor and delivery. Should they fail to do so their actions might contribute to considerable harm to the unborn baby. In such cases they might be liable for medical malpractice.
Sun, 19 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400The loss of a baby in childbirth is a painful experience for a parent. This article looks at a wrongful death lawsuit alleging that a physician ridiculed the mother for seeking a C-section once she realized she was unable to deliver naturally and them decided to employ a vacuum extractor but did so incorrectly and caused the death of her child.
Sun, 19 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Men have a 1 in 6 lifetime chance of having prostate cancer. If detected and treated while in the early stages prostate cancer has a roughly 97 per cent 5-year survival rate. If not discovered until it has metastasized, there is presently no known cure. This article considers the issue of medical malpractice arising out of a delayed diagnosis by looking at a published settlement in a case which claimed that a delay in diagnosis by his physician led to the metastasis of the plaintiff's prostate cancer.
Sat, 18 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Normally physicians acknowledge that raised PSA levels create a need to advise the patient and to do more testing to rule out prostate cancer. Should the patient has prostate cancer not telling the patient and allowing time to go by absent diagnostic testing risks allowing the cancer to spread. If this occurs the patient may have a medical malpractice case against the doctor.
Thu, 16 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Being informed by a doctor that one just has hemorrhoids and that one does not have to be concerned about blood in the stool can be very comforting. But unless the doctor has ruled out\eliminated the possibility of colon cancer, the patient might not uncover that he or she has it before it is too late. This article looks at how a delayed diagnosis because a physician erroneously assumed that blood was from hemorrhoids might amount to treatment that does not meet the standard of care and result in a medical malpractice case.
Mon, 13 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400People recognize that paramedics lack the level of knowledge, training, or experience as physicians. Yet, when they do not notice signs that a patient is in a medical emergency (such as a pregnant woman experiencing a placental abruption) that needs fast transportation to a hospital, they might be liable for malpractice.People expect that when there is a medical emergency paramedics will have the knowledge, training and skill to correctly deal with the emergency.This means that they will be able to act fast and appropriately. It also means providing care that meets the applicable medical standard of care.A failure to do so can result in a malpractice lawsuit.
Mon, 13 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Parents typically assume that their kids will be safe from motor vehicle accidents as they head to school. However, possibly they ought to not be so sure. Look at an actual matter in which a car entered a mid-block crosswalk that was adjacent to a high school, hit a fifteen year old student who was crossing the street and who sustained a traumatic brain injury. The matter resulted in a jury verdict in excess of $9.0 million.
Mon, 13 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400Fetal distress is a serious complication of pregnancy. It puts the health of the unborn child in danger. A physician presented with indications that an unborn child is experiencing fetal distress needs to recognize the urgency of the situation and take correct action immediately. Not doing so might result in devastating injuries to the baby and a medical malpractice lawsuit against the physician.
Sat, 11 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400"My doctor assured me I had nohing to worry aboutt - that the blood was merely from hemorrhoids." These are the types of words commonly heard by medical malpractice attorneys who handle colon cancer cases. This article considers a lawsuit involving a 27 year old woman with a husband and daughter died of colon cancer after her physician assumed her rectal bleeding was from hemorrhoids. This ended in a seven month delay in her diagnosis. This was enough time for the cancer to become incurable.
Fri, 03 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400This article analyzes a lawsuit on behalf of a seventy one year old disabled Alzheimer's female in a nursing home. For years the patient suffered from malnutrition and increasingly worsening pressure sores. The matter ended with a substantial jury award in the millions of dollars.
Thu, 02 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400An all too common error made by doctors that can result in truly tragic outcomes. As a rule, doctors acknowledge that when an adult person says they are seeing blood in the stool or rectal bleeding the appropriate tests, such as a colonoscopy, should be done to be able to verify if the blood due to cancer. Only when colon cancer has been eliminated as a possibility should a doctor tell the individual that the blood is from something diffrent. The error certain doctors make is to assure patients they simply have hemorrhoids having done no testing to eliminate the possibility of cancer.
Wed, 01 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400If a physician screens a man for cancer the doctor needs to follow the correct screening protocol. And when more than one doctor is consulted and the findings and recommendations are not relayed to the patient or the other doctors there is a risk of misdiagnosis. This can expose the doctors to a medical malpractice claim.
Wed, 01 Sep 2010 00:00:00 -0400One of the most significant moments in a woman's pregnancy is when she is in labor before the birth of the baby. Severe problems can occur during this period. Physicians ought to identify the signs that a complication has occurred and take proper timely action. Failure to do so could end in severe lasting injury to the child. In the event that this takes place the doctor might be liable for medical malpractice.
Tue, 31 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400A monoamniotic-monochorionic twin pregnancy is a dangerous pregnancy whereby twins are developing in the same amniotic sac. This article will look at a medical malpractice case about a mother suffering from this sort of pregnancy was not monitored properly, leading to the death of one twin and significant brain damage of the other baby. The medical malpractice case ended in a $3.0 Million award for the family.
Tue, 31 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400The majority of people when they feel they might have a medical malpractice claim against a physician for the delayed diagnosis of prostate cancer typically focus merely on one issue: their doctor made a mistake. Still when lawyers evaluate a potential claim they also consider the injury endured by the patient and if they will be able to establish that the physician's error caused that injury This article analyzes one case in which a doctor's failure to communicate test results delayed a man's diagnosis and that led to a medical malpractice case.
Mon, 30 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400One of the serious problems that can come about in a pregnancy is the compression of the baby's umbilical cord. This situation can cause the loss of essential oxygen. In case a doctor or nurse misses the signs of significant umbilical cord compression and fails to take proper methods, like repositioning the pregnant woman, giving her oxygen and fluids, or if needed, an emergency C-section, the child can develop brain damage or perhaps die, and the physician or nurse might be liablein a medical malpractice claim.
Sun, 29 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400A placental abruption occurs when the placental lining detaches from the mother's uterus. It can lead to severe harm to, or even the death of, the unborn child. This article analyzes a lawsuit that a nurse monitoring the pregnant woman while the woman failed to act or call a physician even though multiple signs of a significant complication from a placental abruption happened!This article will discuss a documented case settlement alleging that a baby sustained brain damage on account of the failure on the part of an obstetrics nurse to realize that a placental abruption had happened even though the mother exhibited several symptoms. The claim settled for $1.1 Million.
Fri, 27 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400This article examines the liability, damages and result from a reported case where a physician was absent while his female patient had a placental abruption that led to fetal distress and the loss of her unborn child while a nurse who witnessed the complication worsen failed to advise a different physician of what was going on when the first obstetrician did not turn up. The unborn child did not survive and the physician and nurse were sued for medical malpractice.
Fri, 27 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400A placental abruption is a significant complication that may come up while a woman is pregnant. In cases where it happens steps ought to be taken without delay or the unborn baby is at risk of considerable brain damage or even death. There are several typical types of medical mistakes that show up when medical staff handle a placental abruption that lead to these highly tragic results. An analysis of three lawsuits uncovers how these familiar kinds of medical errors arise and may result in a medical malpractice claim.
Tue, 24 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400Approximately forty eight thousand individuals will pass away from colon cancer this year. Many of these deaths may have been prevented with early diagnosis and treatment by means of routine colon cancer screening tests. Unfortunately, a number of doctors fail to advocate routine colon cancer screening tests to their patients. This might fall below the standard of care and lead to a medical malpractice claim.
Tue, 24 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400What if you let your physicians know you were showing symptoms that could be caused by prostate cancer for five years; your physicians monitor your symptoms and document abnormal screening test outcomes throughout that time; yet your doctors failed to redo a biopsy beyond the first year. Now imagine discovering that now you have metastatic prostate cancer. Just this type of scenario and the resulting lawsuit are reviewed in this article.
Mon, 23 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400This article analyzes a reported $12 million jury verdict in a medical malpractice case concerning the delayed diagnosis of a woman's breast cancer as a result of 2 mammograms being misread by 2 different doctors at two different hospitals. As a result of the ensuing delay the woman's cancer metastasized before she was finally diagnosed.
Mon, 23 Aug 2010 00:00:00 -0400Doctors obtain take blood from patients for a reason. If a patient's blood tests come back abnormally high or low this may indicate that something is wrong. Follow up is then vital to figure out the reason the results are abnormal. In one published matter a patient's physician did not follow up and thus delayed the patient's detection of colon cancer until it had reached an advanced stage.