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Can I sue my Doctor for misdiagnosis of Colon Cancer?
Colon Cancer

Can I sue my Doctor for misdiagnosis of Colon Cancer?

To raise awareness for men’s health, many men participated in  “No-Shave November,” a movement that asks men to donate whatever money they would ...

Signs of IV Infiltration & Complications
IV Infiltration

Signs of IV Infiltration & Complications

Intravenous (IV) therapy is used to deliver fluid medication, electrolytes or nutrients through veins in the body using a needle which activates the d...

Negligence and Malpractice in Nursing
Nursing

Negligence and Malpractice in Nursing

What is nursing malpractice? Medical malpractice committed by a nurse is the same as any other case of malpractice, where there is an omission of care...

What are Medical Records?
Medical Records

What are Medical Records?

Medical records are documents that detail a patient’s medical history and personal information. These may take the form of electronic records, handwri...

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...

Medical Product Liability
Product Liability

Medical Product Liability

People often use medical products to improve their health, but such interventions are not always successful. A defective medical product may do more h...

Amputations as a Result of Medical Malpractice
Amputation

Amputations as a Result of Medical Malpractice

In some of the most severe medical malpractice cases, a patient may suffer the loss of a limb as the result of a medical provider’s negligence. Amputa...

Suing a Hospital for Medical Malpractice
Hospital

Suing a Hospital for Medical Malpractice

When patients are harmed in a hospital, it may be a direct result of a doctor’s actions. However, the doctor themself is typically an independent cont...

How to File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
Filing a Lawsuit

How to File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

A medical malpractice lawsuit can arise when a medical care provider, such as a doctor or nurse, harms or injures a patient by failing to provide the ...