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Foreign Object Left in Body After Surgery Lawsuit

As unlikely as it sounds, surgeons sometimes accidentally leave foreign objects inside patients after surgery. Although it’s rare, it does happen. One missed object could result in years of complications and additional expenses. If your surgeon forgot to remove a sponge or other surgical tool after surgery, you might be eligible to receive compensation by filing a foreign object left...

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6 Best Medical Malpractice Lawyers in Kansas City

Finding the right legal advocate in the complex field of medical malpractice can be daunting. When searching for the best medical malpractice lawyer in Kansas City, it’s crucial to seek out professionals known for their thorough understanding of medical laws and compassionate approach to their clients. We’ve compiled a list of the best medical malpractice lawyers in Kansas City...

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Can You Sue a Kansas Doctor for a Failed Surgery?

Undergoing surgery is stressful, even in the best of circumstances. Still, many people have surgery, hoping to improve their health. For others, surgery is a necessary medical procedure that can be life-saving or life-changing. What happens if the surgery goes wrong? Can you sue a doctor for a failed surgery? Patients put their trust in their doctors and surgeons and...

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Gallbladder Surgery in Kansas Gone Bad

Gallbladder removal surgery (cholecystectomy) complications are a frequent source of litigation. One of the more common complications is bowel perforation that is not detected and repaired intraoperatively. Time is of the essence in treating this complication because of the devastating consequences that can follow if treatment is delayed. Do I Need Gallbladder Surgery? A bowel perforation may occur when...

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Common IV Insertion Errors – What Happens If IV Is Not In Vein?

Whenever we’re hospitalized, we put our faith in the doctors, nurses, and staff to take good care of us while we’re vulnerable and in pain. One of the common features of being hospitalized is receiving fluids or medicines through an IV. It’s so common we barely think about whether it could be dangerous but there is such a thing...

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C-Section Gone Wrong | Know Your Rights

A C-section error can cause serious harm to you or your baby. You may feel angry, scared, or betrayed by the medical professionals whom you trusted to help you. On top of this, you might face physical, emotional, and financial challenges as a result of your injury. If you’re dealing with a C-section gone wrong, know that you aren’t...

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My Newborn Suffered a Shoulder Dystocia Injury | What to Do Legally

Shoulder dystocia injuries can be distressing for both parents and newborns alike. These injuries turn what should be a happy moment into a frightening experience.  If you’re ready to get justice, call Dempsey Kingsland & Osteen, P.C. to learn about your legal options. We can review your child’s shoulder dystocia injury and see if the hospital or medical staff...

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Average Payout for Medical Negligence Resulting In Death

Losing a loved one due to medical negligence is an unimaginable tragedy. It’s a situation that no family should ever face. Yet unfortunately, it happens all too often.  However, you don’t have to go through this process alone. Dempsey Kingsland & Osteen, P.C. can help you seek compensation for your loss. We understand what it takes to get the...

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Symptoms of Bladder Injury After C-Section | C-Section Lawsuit

Are you experiencing discomfort or unusual symptoms following a C-section procedure? If so, the doctor or hospital staff may have made mistakes during your surgeries, leading to a bladder injury. This negligence is a form of medical malpractice, and Missouri law gives the right to seek compensation for your harm.  These injuries can cause serious complications and require urgent...

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How Do You Prove a Misdiagnosis?

We trust our doctors to provide us with proper and safe medical care. When they don’t, and you suffer injury as a result, you may have a legal claim against your doctor. These claims, which are established under a theory of negligence, can provide the injured with monetary damages to compensate them for the harm they have suffered.  At...

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