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Category: Medical Malpractice

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE – THE THIRD LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH IN THE UNITED STATES TODAY!

Recent studies have indicated that somewhere between 250,000 and 440,000 Americans die each year as a result of medical malpractice. While almost all medical care providers work hard to avoid making mistakes in the treatment of their patients, it is simply a fact of life that physicians are human as well, and do sometimes make mistakes […]

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Will My Medical Malpractice Case Go to Trial?

If you received substandard care in a clinical setting, you’re not alone. Medical errors cause up to 251,000 deaths every year in the United States—and many more injuries and illnesses. No matter how strong your case seems, you may be hesitant to enter into contentious legal proceedings while recovering from serious injuries. With so much […]

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What to Do If You Suspect Medical Malpractice

If your medical care has resulted in serious complications, that doesn’t necessarily mean your providers were negligent. But of course, you cannot expect a doctor, nurse, or medical facility to voluntarily admit they deviated from the most widely accepted standards of care. The unfortunate truth is that medical errors are a leading cause of death […]

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3 Signs You Might Have Grounds for a Medical Malpractice Claim

When you experience health issues, it’s reasonable to assume your condition will improve upon seeking medical care. But if your condition deteriorates or fails to recover despite undergoing treatment, the reason could be that your medical provider failed to use the most widely accepted standards of care. Here are some of the most common signs […]

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4 Alarming Statistics About Medical Malpractice in the U.S.

Whenever you see a healthcare provider, whether it’s your primary care physician, dentist, or chiropractor, you’re putting a considerable amount of trust in another person. In return, you expect quality and attentive care. At the end of the day, though, medical professionals make mistakes just like everyone else. Unfortunately, errors in a clinical setting often […]

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Deadlines for Filing Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in New York

Medical errors kill more people than diabetes, respiratory disease, and pneumonia combined. In fact, according to a study from Johns Hopkins University, medical mistakes are responsible for more than 250,000 deaths annually, making them the third-leading cause of death in the country. If you were injured or lost a family member due to medical negligence, you […]

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5 Most Common Examples of Medical Malpractice in New York

Every time you visit a hospital, clinic, doctor’s office, or urgent care center, you are essentially putting your life in someone else’s hands. Unfortunately, healthcare providers are only human, and they make mistakes just like everyone else. From 2006 to 2016, New York was one of the top four states in terms of the number […]

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4 Reasons to Hire a Skilled Medical Malpractice Attorney

It’s reasonable to expect quality and attentive care whenever you visit a doctor or another medical professional. Whether you’re going in for a simple exam or a complicated surgical procedure, your physician has an obligation first to do no harm, which means you should never leave the facility in worse condition than when you arrived. […]

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