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When Is a Delayed Uterine Cancer Diagnosis Considered Malpractice?

Uterine cancer can be treatable if caught early, but a delayed diagnosis can give uterine cancer the time it needs to become deadly.

Jan 25, 2024

Should I Contact An Attorney After A Car Accident?

Was someone you love in a terrible car accident? Do you need to speak with a lawyer?

Jan 19, 2024

What Is The Best Way To Prevent Hospital Infections?

Hospital infections are more common than you think. Here’s what you can do to prevent them.

Jan 19, 2024

The Importance of Filing a Personal Injury Lawsuit

When things go wrong because of someone else's error, you should consider filing a lawsuit.

Jan 15, 2024

When Is Necrotizing Fasciitis Medical Malpractice?

Necrotizing fasciitis is a rare but potentially life-threatening infection. It may be medical malpractice if a doctor fails to timely diagnose or treat it properly.

Jan 11, 2024

Should Doctors Screen All Smokers For Lung Cancer?

Lung cancer is often deadly, but screening and an early diagnosis can give patients a better chance of achieving remission.

Jan 5, 2024

Can A Heart-Lung Machine Cause A Brain Injury?

Cardiopulmonary bypass machines, or heart-lung machines, are essential in many life-saving surgeries, but they can also cause permanent injury to the brain if not used properly.

Dec 19, 2023

What is a Toxic Tort?

Is there anything you can do if your family's been exposed to a toxic substance?

Dec 12, 2023

What Is The Prognosis For Someone With Necrotizing Fasciitis?

Necrotizing fasciitis is a fast-moving, flesh-eating infection that can lead to organ failure, limb amputation, and even death.

Dec 6, 2023

What Is Herpes Meningoencephalitis?

When left untreated, HSV meningoencephalitis can be fatal. Doctors are responsible for doing all they can to prevent newborns from developing this infection.

Dec 1, 2023

What Are the Different Types of Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral palsy comes in many forms, depending on the areas of the brain that have been damaged, the number of limbs affected, and the types of body movements involved.

Nov 29, 2023

Why Are Preterm Infants Often Sent To A Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)?

Premature birth is the most common reason babies are sent to the NICU. Unfortunately, mistakes can happen there that result in further complications.

Nov 22, 2023

What Are The Symptoms Of Hyperkalemia?

High potassium levels in the body can become life-threatening if not identified and treated properly.

Nov 15, 2023

Did A Botched Surgery Cause Disfigurement?

If a botched surgery results in disfigurement as a result of negligence, the surgeon should compensate the patient for the harm they’ve caused.

Nov 9, 2023

The Complications Of Herpes Meningoencephalitis In Babies

Herpes meningoencephalitis occurs when a herpes infection affects the brain and its covering. For a newborn, this can lead to serious injury or death.

Nov 2, 2023

How Often Do Organ Transplant Errors Occur?

When an error occurs before, during, or after an organ transplant, it can cause catastrophic injury or death for the patient.

Oct 26, 2023

What To Expect When Your Baby Is In A NICU?

Neonatal intensive care units are designed to treat the smallest and most fragile patients. Unfortunately, medical malpractice happens far too often in the NICU

Oct 19, 2023

What’s The Difference Between Nodular And Ocular Melanoma?

Melanoma is the most serious form of skin cancer, and nodular and ocular melanomas can be particularly difficult to identify in the all-important early stages when treatment is most successful.

Oct 12, 2023

Complications From A Fetal Scalp Electrode Can Be Malpractice

While generally safe, fetal scalp electrodes have been known to cause serious complications.

Oct 3, 2023

When Is A Coronary Stent Implant Error Malpractice?

Coronary stent implant procedures are commonly performed but still come with risks. If doctors make mistakes, it can result in life-threatening consequences.

Sep 28, 2023