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  • What Are Some Common Types of Medical Malpractice?
    What Are Some Common Types of Medical Malpractice?
    Whenever you put your health in the hands of a professional, you expect them to meet basic competency standards. Doctors, nurses, hospitals, clinics, and other health providers should meet the basic standard of medical care. Unfortunately, preventable errors and negligence still occurs that results in severe harm to  patients. When a health provider’s negligence hurts you, a medical malpractice claim...
  • Male Nurse Charged Accused Of Assaulting Elderly Female Residents In PA Nursing Home, Admits Sexual Touching
    Vulnerable elderly and disabled individuals living in nursing homes across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania deserve the best possible care, but many nursing homes and their staff fall short on the care rendered to this defenseless segment of the population. Nursing home abuse is not uncommon, unfortunately, as was seen this week when a male nurse was charged with assaulting two elderly female...
  • Medical malpractice verdict: $24.7 million in kidney damage case
    The Army and Navy clash in an annual football tradition here in Philadelphia. But the bringing together of the Army and Navy does not always have pleasant results. In fact, a Navy spouse who gave birth at an Army hospital was recently awarded nearly $25 million because of the major, permanent kidney damage she suffered there. She and her husband...
  • Important Information About Pharmacists’ Legal Duties
    Pharmacists have a legal duty to warn customers about the potential risks involved in taking certain medications. This is a crucial aspect of providing safe and effective pharmaceutical care and protecting the health and well-being of patients. In this blog, we will discuss the legal duty of pharmacists to warn customers about the potential risks involved in taking certain medications....
  • Steps Hospital Staff & Doctors Should Take to Prevent Patients from Developing Sepsis or Infections
    Sepsis and infections are serious health threats that can develop in hospital settings. They are caused by bacteria or other pathogens that enter the body and cause inflammation and tissue damage. Sepsis is a potentially life-threatening condition that can lead to organ failure and death. Infections can also lead to serious health problems, especially for patients who have weakened immune...
  • How Common is Nursing Home Abuse in the United States?
    Nursing home abuse is a serious issue that affects a significant number of elderly individuals in the United States. According to the National Council on Aging, one in ten Americans over the age of 60 will experience some form of elder abuse, and nursing home abuse is a common form of this mistreatment. Nursing home abuse can take many forms,...
  • Factors That Contribute To Medical Malpractice
    Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare provider deviates from the accepted standard of care and causes injury or harm to a patient. While most healthcare providers strive to provide the best possible care to their patients, there are certain factors that may increase the risk of medical malpractice. One factor that may increase the risk of medical malpractice is inadequate...
  • Building a Pharmacist Malpractice Case in Pennsylvania: What You Need to Know
    Pharmacist malpractice refers to a situation in which a pharmacist fails to meet the standard of care owed to a patient, resulting in harm to the patient. If you believe that you or a loved one has been the victim of pharmacist malpractice in Pennsylvania, you may be entitled to seek compensation. Here's what you need to know about building...
  • How Artificial Intelligence May Impact Failure to Diagnose Rates Among Physicians
    Artificial intelligence (AI) is a rapidly growing field that has the potential to revolutionize many aspects of healthcare, including the way that doctors diagnose and treat patients. While AI has the potential to greatly improve healthcare outcomes, it is important to consider how it may also impact failure to diagnose rates among physicians. What is failure to diagnose? Failure to...
  • Heart Attack Misdiagnosis More Common in Women
    A heart attack is a medical emergency. To ensure a patient experiencing a heart attack receives proper care, physicians must recognize the signs of an attack when one occurs. Unfortunately, sometimes patients don’t receive the care they need because negligent doctors fail to diagnose their heart attacks. There’s also evidence to suggest that female patients may be victims of this...
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