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Dementia Care Patient Found Dead In The Woods

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A recent death involving a dementia care patient who was discharged from the hospital and later found dead in the woods is making headlines after the family spoke out about his death. The hospital released the patient, who was in the advanced stages of Alzheimer’s without notifying the family. The man wandered out of… Read More »

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Misdiagnosis Of Meningitis Cited In Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

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The Courtroom View Network has recently featured a lawsuit filed by a patient against his doctor for failing to diagnose bacterial meningitis in time to prevent severe brain damage. According to the lawsuit, the man presented to the clinic with rapidly escalating fever and severe disorientation. Nonetheless, his doctor diagnosed him with the flu… Read More »

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Woman Awarded $1.3M After Doctors Fail To Diagnose Injury

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A jury awarded a patient $1.3 million after suffering multiple strokes following a carotid dissection. Carotid dissection means that the artery inside her body was bleeding. The hospital performed a CT scan but did not uncover any problems. The woman’s symptoms appeared to be abating as she was presenting to the emergency room. However,… Read More »

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Jury Awards $5 Million After Diagnosing Pneumonia As The Flu

By The Moses Firm |

A man suffered serious permanent injuries after a hospital misdiagnosed him with the flu. While they teach you to look for horses as opposed to zebras in medical school, zebras remain real and exist. When a zebra comes into your hospital, you have to treat them too. Not just the horses. Trouble comes into… Read More »

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Ciox Health Charged $1.85M For Charging Patients Excessive Fees For Medical Records

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Battles over medical records have become increasingly common over the past decade. The hospital believes that the medical records belong to them while you may be of the opinion that the medical records belong to you. Hospitals are allowed to charge processing fees to patients for their medical records. However, these fees must be… Read More »

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NFL Player Wins MedMal Lawsuit Against Doctor

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Former New York Giants running back, Michael Cox, recently won a $28 million lawsuit against a doctor who he claims cost him his career. In 2014, a failed surgery ended Cox’s career. In 2013, Cox suffered a severe leg and ankle injury and underwent surgery from the hospital’s orthopedic trauma service. The surgery, however,… Read More »

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Chiropractor Accused Of Paralyzing Woman, 27

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A Georgia chiropractor was seen trying to flee the state to Flint, Michigan, of all places after a botched procedure resulted in the paralysis of a patient. The patient suffered numerous strokes and heart attacks after four arteries ruptured during a neck-cracking procedure. The complication is a known risk of chiropractic medicine. In medical… Read More »

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Doctor, Hospital Deny Wrongdoing Amid Growing Number Of Malpractice Suits

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As a medical malpractice attorney, you cannot simply file a lawsuit every time something goes wrong. Instead, you must compare the doctor’s treatment to the prevailing standard of care for the medical profession. Deviations from the prevailing standard of care are actionable when there is an injury. So deviation from the prevailing standard of… Read More »

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Medical Malpractice: Businessman Claims MRI Caused Hearing Loss

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MRIs are giant magnets so, the danger there is that something that’s metal inside of your body can be torn through your body and stick to the machine. That didn’t happen in this case, however. Instead, a businessman is suing the hospital after he suffered hearing loss because the MRI machine was excessively loud…. Read More »

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Florida Birth Injury Program Sued By Medicare

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In Georgia, you are allowed to sue a health care provider for causing injury to a newborn baby. However, some states have created a fund to provide compensation to parents of injured children as opposed to allowing medical malpractice lawsuits against doctors. Why? Well, this is believed to reduce the overall cost of health… Read More »

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