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5 Stories of Nursing Home Abuse You Need to Know

All kinds of elder abuse are shameful no matter what. Elders are some of the most vulnerable people in the U.S. population, which makes them particularly susceptible to abuse of all types. Most nursing home abuse falls into one of the following categories: Physical Psychological Sexual Financial Neglect While most nursing homes do everything possible to keep residents safe...

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5 Shocking Nursing Home Abuse Statistics

Elder abuse is always unacceptable. There are no circumstances in which it is okay to abuse an elderly person. While nursing homes in the United States are often understaffed and the staff is underpaid, these are not excuses to abuse or neglect residents. Here are five shocking nursing home abuse statistics you should know: #1 – One in ten...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Medical Malpractice

Medical Errors, Paralysis, and Your Rights

Far too often, medical malpractice can result in some of the most catastrophic injuries. It’s unfortunate to even think about it, but sometimes, professionals who are supposed to care for us make mistakes that cause harm. When they do, you have the right to pursue compensation for the damages you sustain in a personal injury lawsuit. One of the...

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Amputations Resulting From Surgical Errors & Infections

On our blog page, we have already discussed how medical malpractice can lead to catastrophic injuries. Unfortunately, this is far too common, and one of the most catastrophic injuries you can sustain is amputation. Of course, losing a limb is never easy, especially when it’s the result of someone else’s actions and oversight. In personal injury law, you may...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Brain Injuries

How Can Prescription Errors Cause Traumatic Brain Injuries?

If you suffer from any kind of injury or medical condition, you may receive a prescription for medication as part of your treatment. Unfortunately, if doctors or anyone in the medical field makes a mistake with prescription medication, it can lead to you suffering some of the most significant damages. One potential issue you may encounter is a traumatic...

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| Read Time: 3 minutes | Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice and Catastrophic Injuries

As a patient, you expect your doctor to provide you with the utmost care. Unfortunately, errors can occur, and a doctor can cause some of the most serious injuries. If a medical error happens to you or someone you love, it’s vital to recognize what your options are to pursue compensation and hold negligent parties accountable. Before you move...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Medical Malpractice

Preventing Surgical Errors & How to Protect Yourself

When you need to have surgery, the fear of a potential error can be overwhelming. As such, you should recognize the various ways to protect yourself if you need to have a procedure done. The things you do before your surgery can help prevent an error and the potential harm that can arise because of a surgical mistake. Research...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Medical Malpractice

What Can I Do If a Doctor Makes a Mistake During Surgery?

Suffering because of a doctor’s negligence can be difficult to endure, especially for those who may not recognize their rights and legal options after a surgical error occurs. However, you should recognize that you can take legal action against a negligent doctor if he or she makes mistakes. Below, we’ll help you understand what rights you have and what...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Medical Malpractice

Can a Doctor Provide a Correct Diagnosis Through Telemedicine?

The 2020 pandemic set out a new standard for medical care, with many doctors and patients conducting appointments through telemedicine methods. While this has been one way for patients to speak with their doctor directly about their conditions, it can be difficult to rely on this form of communication as the sole option. Telemedicine can be a helpful tool,...

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Common Types of Surgical Errors

When you need a surgical procedure to heal an injury, ailment, or other condition, you trust that doctors will help you without concern. Unfortunately, some problems can arise during surgical procedures that result in some of the most damaging results possible. In this difficult situation, it helps to recognize what surgical errors are and how they can be so...

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