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Can Medical Malpractice Cause an Amputation?

Published: Feb 9, 2021 Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury

Doctors have an obligation to treat their patients with care, respect, and professionalism. Medical malpractice occurs when a health care provider’s actions or inactions lead to avoidable health issues. One type of medical malpractice outcome is amputation of an appendage or limb, which can...

Can Obstetric Nurses be Charged with Medical Malpractice?

Published: Dec 28, 2020 Medical Malpractice

Obstetric nurses bear the great responsibility of caring for mothers and babies during pregnancy and childbirth. Just like any other type of medical professional, they can be charged with medical malpractice if they negligently cause injury to a patient. There are several ways in...

How Does Medical Malpractice Affect the Elderly?

Published: Nov 9, 2020 Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice affects people every day across the globe and can harm both the patient and their family. The impact of malpractice can include physical injury, emotional and mental distress, and even loss of life. The Journal of the American Medical Association reports that...

What is Dermatologist Medical Malpractice?

Published: Oct 12, 2020 Medical Malpractice

When a patient chooses a doctor, the patient expects the doctor to make sound recommendations and perform work according to the highest standards. Sometimes, doctors breach this expectation of professionalism, which is known as medical malpractice. All doctors can be held responsible for malpractice,...

What is Ultrasound Malpractice?

Published: May 28, 2020 Medical Malpractice

Ultrasounds are crucial during pregnancy. This advanced technology provides images that help doctors understand conditions, diseases, disorders, and other hazards for both the mother and child. Due to its importance, errors in ultrasounds can have serious or catastrophic results. Since these errors cause lifelong...

Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Claim?

Published: Apr 23, 2020 Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury

Medical professionals are expected to help their patients maintain good health and provide effective treatment in times of sickness or injury. When a medical professional fails to provide the expected standard of care because of negligence or carelessness, victims may be able to claim...

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