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Medical Malpractice: Case Requirements and Common Types of Cases
Legal aspects

Medical Malpractice: Case Requirements and Common Types of Cases

Medical malpractice includes errors in diagnosis, treatment, after-care, and anything in between. Medical malpractice occurs when doctors stray from t...

How are Damages Determined?
Damages

How are Damages Determined?

In a medical malpractice case, general damages (non-economic damages) relate to compensation for physical suffering caused by a medical error. The sev...

Can I get my Medical Records?
Legal aspects

Can I get my Medical Records?

According to federal legislation, you have a legal right to obtain your medical records, whether they are kept electronically or on paper. This legisl...

Birth Injury Settlement
Birth Injury

Birth Injury Settlement

My baby was injured, how will I be compensated? In a birth injury lawsuit, compensation may be paid for the damages sustained by your baby. ...

When Medical Malpractice Harms Children
Pediatric

When Medical Malpractice Harms Children

How can a medical error affect my child? Medical errors could affect your child’s health and well-being. Sometimes, an unfortunate mistake may have de...

Surgical Errors Occur 80 Times Per Week
Surgery

Surgical Errors Occur 80 Times Per Week

What are surgical “Never Events”?  Surgical “never events” are errors that should never have happened, but take place about 80 times per week in ...

<strong>Types of Birth Injuries: Here’s Everything You Should Know</strong>
Birth Injury

Types of Birth Injuries: Here’s Everything You Should Know

The number of babies born with birth defects is alarming, with a recent survey estimating it at 7 out of 1000. Birth injuries might emanate from natur...

Birth Injuries Overview
Birth Injury

Birth Injuries Overview

What is a Birth Injury? Approximately 7 out of every 1000 babies born in the United States suffer from birth injuries. Birth injuries are caused by po...

Types of Medical Malpractice Damages
Damages

Types of Medical Malpractice Damages

Did you know that medical liabilities or damages costs are estimated at $55.6 billion every year? This figure represents about 2.4% of the total healt...