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US Medical Malpractice Case Statistics
Medical Mistake

US Medical Malpractice Case Statistics

Medical malpractice cases generally fall into three major categories: 26% of claims related to failure to diagnose; 24% of claims relate to surgery, 2...

Nursing Home Abuse
Nursing Home

Nursing Home Abuse

When you have someone you love in an assisted living facility, it can be a tough decision, and sometimes, the need arises. However, the fact that a pe...

What is Wrongful Death and How Does it Differ from Medical Malpractice?
Wrongful Death

What is Wrongful Death and How Does it Differ from Medical Malpractice?

A wrongful death may result from medical malpractice, but it isn’t always the case. Where medical malpractice deals with issues caused by medica...

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<strong>Self-Care Tips for Elderly</strong>
Medical Malpractice

Self-Care Tips for Elderly

Seniors face an increasing number of difficulties as they get older. As the COVID-19 pandemic sweeps the globe, the elderly are among the riskiest dem...

<strong>Complications of Dehydration in the Elderly</strong>
Medical Malpractice

Complications of Dehydration in the Elderly

When you lose more fluids than you take in, you become dehydrated. In addition to regulating your temperature, flushing out toxins, and lubricating yo...

What is a Stage 2 Pressure Ulcer?
Erb's Palsy

What is a Stage 2 Pressure Ulcer?

Pressure ulcers are just one of the many avoidable complications affecting thousands of people each year who enter nursing homes and hospitals for med...

Nursing Home Wrongful Death Settlements
Nursing Home

Nursing Home Wrongful Death Settlements

Settlements are reached in most cases alleging abuse in nursing homes. Most legal disagreements can be settled out of court. Victims of nursing home a...

A Quick Rundown on Erb&#8217;s Palsy causes and Cure
Erb's Palsy

A Quick Rundown on Erb’s Palsy causes and Cure

Erb’s palsy, also called Erb Duchenne Palsy, is characterized by arm weakness and loss of voluntary movement. The condition is not restricted to child...

Spastic Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy

Spastic Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is not uniform. Different types of cerebral palsy produce different symptoms. One of the most frequently diagnosed types of cerebral pa...

Cerebral Palsy
Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral palsy is often thought of as a single disorder, but the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines cerebral palsy as “a group o...

Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy Treatment

Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect the nerves, including those in the brain and spinal cord. The condition often develops before birth...

Cerebral Palsy Symptoms
Cerebral Palsy

Cerebral Palsy Symptoms

Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that impacts roughly one to four out every 1,000 children in the United States and worldwide, according to the ...