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One in Seven Doctors Using Alcohol or Medications to Cope with Work-Related Stress Alarm Fatigue May Cause Medical Mistakes Diagnostic Errors Are Among the Hardest to Identify Mother Faces Accusations of Child Abuse After Possible Birth Injury Failure to Diagnose and Delayed Diagnoses – When Is It a Matter of Negligence? Negligence of a Physician Can Have Far-Reaching Consequences Doctors May Be Permitted to Continue Practicing Medicine, even if They Lose a Malpractice Case – What Does This Mean for Future Patients? Electronic Health Records Linked to Growing Number of Medical Malpractice Cases The Difference Between Medical Malpractice and General Negligence in California When a Routine Surgery Ends with the Loss of a Child EpiPen Makers Failed to Investigate Product Flaws Connected to Patient Deaths Hospital Cited After Staff Members Photographed a Patient’s Genital Injury Res Ipsa Loquitur: When Medical Negligence Is Clearly Obvious Surgical Safety Checklist Could Reduce Deaths by 22 Percent, Study Says Appeals Delay Payment of Birth Injury Malpractice Verdict Failure to Diagnose or Treat Sepsis Can Result in Wrongful Death – Know Your Rights Is Your Doctor on Probation? You May Never Know Tech System Looks to Reduce Medical Errors During Shift Changes Study Finds Referral to a Dentist Could Delay Mouth Cancer Diagnosis Medical Negligence Claim Rejected for Timely Filing Details Nearly One-Fourth of All Doctors Find It Acceptable to Cover Up a Mistake That Causes Injury Three California Cities Hold Spots on the List of Ten Worst Metro Area Hospitals Investigation Uncovers a Lack of Disciplinary Action Against Negligent Physicians Physician Burnout Increases the Risk of Medical Error Study Finds At-Home Medication Mistakes a Growing Problem Could Transparency in the Medical Field Reduce the Prevalence of Medical Errors? Pregnancy and Labor Deaths Are on the Rise in America Unexpected Side Effects Could Lead to a Malpractice Claim Cancer Misdiagnosis Leads to the Unnecessary Removal of a NY Woman’s Breast Avoiding Hospital Malpractice Deaths, Illnesses, and Injuries Two Takes on Medical Malpractice Damage Limits, Part 2: Congress Considers National Limits Examining the Most Common Types of Medication Errors When Surgeons Remove the Wrong Body Part or Perform the Wrong Surgery Miscommunication Between Providers is a Common Cause of Malpractice Injuries Two Takes on Medical Malpractice Damage Limits, Part 1: Florida Supreme Court Overturns Limits Study That Finds Malpractice Claims Do Not Reduce Patient Risk Fails to See Big Picture Anesthesiologist Defames Patient While Under Anesthesia The Role of Expert Witnesses in Medical Malpractice Cases Recognizing the Signs of Medical Malpractice Medication Errors Spike to a Dangerous, All-Time High The Proposed Affordable Care Act Amendment Could Impact Your Right to Pursue Compensation for Medical Negligence Symptoms and Potential Complications from Retained Surgical Items Nurse’s Group Speaks Out About the Dangers of Extended Work Hours Tips for Reducing Risk During a Hospital Stay Diagnosis Failures Are the Primary Reason Patients Sue Their Doctors Mayo Clinic Study Finds Alarming Rate of Mistaken Diagnoses Medical Errors and the Injuries They Cause – What Every Victim Should Know Fatal Medical Injuries Are Less Likely to Occur During Accreditation Surveys Examining the Most Common Birth-Related Injuries Federal Judge Awards Veteran $2.5 Million in VA Medical Negligence Suit Texas Surgeon Convicted, Sentenced to Life for Botched Surgery Reducing Your Risk of Medical Malpractice Could Being Rude in the Hospital Negatively Affect Your Child’s Quality of Care? Upcoming Change to Intern Shift Policies Could Drive Up Occurrence of Medical Mistakes California’s Board of Nursing Reprimanded for Investigation Delays that Risk the Safety of Patients Misdiagnosis or Improper Treatment of a Stroke May Be Deadly Pharmacy Malpractice Claims Are Often Shrouded in Secrecy Medication Allergies, Severe Allergic Reactions, and Wrongful Deaths The Implications and Complications of Post Cesarean Section Uterine Infections The Case of the Naval Management Analyst’s “Simple Foot Infection” The Importance of Researching a New Physician: Uncovering Infractions and Medical Malpractice Allegations Cerebral Palsy and Medical Malpractice Facing a Geriatric War On Drugs: The Overdosing of America’s Elderly Pre-Operative Exams: Why they Are Important, and What You Can Do if Anesthesia Used During Surgery Causes Injury Missed, Delayed, or Wrong Diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis Can Result in Serious Complications for Patients Is Your Medical Malpractice Case Worth Pursuing? California’s Anesthesiologist “Opt-Out” May Increase the Risk of Death and Injury for Surgical Patients Not All Medical Errors Happen in Hospitals – What Patients Should Know About EMS Malpractice Medical Malpractice in the Treatment of Burn Injuries Study Suggests More than 50 Million Patients Suffer Surgical Complications Per Year Malpractice in Trauma Care: Does the Standard Change? Misdiagnosis of Foreign Body Aspiration is a Common Cause of Child Morbidity How Soon Is Too Soon: Early Hospital Discharges New Rule Could Mean Longer Shifts for Medical Interns Study Finds Doctors are Reluctant to Discuss When an Error is Made Is Your Doctor Receiving Compensation for the Prescriptions They Write? Understanding the Prevalence, Causes, and Prevention of Medication Errors Finding a “Good” Doctor One Hospital is Improving Safety Compliance and Reducing Injury with Constant Remote Monitoring When Surgeons Leave Behind Dangerous and Deadly Items Issues With Consent to Treatment How Federal and State Guidelines Can Keep You Healthy During a Hospital Visit When Does Defensive Medicine Become Malpractice? Medical Mistake vs. Medical Malpractice Assessing the Dangers of Undiagnosed or Untreated Hypoxia in Newborns Malpractice Against Chronically Ill Patients Failure to Correctly Diagnose Cancer the First Time Troubles During Childbirth: Birth Trauma Alternative Medical Practitioner Liability in California Criminal Activity and Medical Malpractice Medical Mistakes and Anesthesiology Malpractice The Potential Harm of Delayed Diagnosis Becoming Familiar With Your Medical Team from Physician to Medical Assistant Infant Spinal Injuries: What to Do Next? When the Thing Speaks for Itself: Res Ipsa Loquitur and Medical Malpractice The Impact of Cancer Misdiagnosis Postpartum Depression: Exploring the Signs, Symptoms and Treatment of the Baby Blues Understanding the Four Classifications of Adverse Drug Events What Is Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress? Misdiagnosing a Stroke May Endanger a Patient’s Life Is a Breach of Patient Privacy Ever Medically Negligent? How Well Do You Know Your Team of Health Care Professionals and Your Legal Rights? When to Sue for Medical Malpractice Errors in Surgery: From Stitches to Sponges Nursing Home Neglect and Wrongful Death: The Severity of Substandard Care Which Doctors Are Sued the Most and Why? Birth-Related Medical Malpractice Pharmacy Errors and Medical Malpractice Issues in Malpractice: Determining Harm Liability for Malpractice in Elective Surgery Maternal Injuries Associated With Cesarean Birth Chiropractors and Medical Malpractice Commission Urges Diligence and Protocols to Reduce Surgery-Related Malpractice Medical Malpractice or Product Liability? Mesothelioma and Misdiagnosis Emergency Room and Hospital Malpractice: Is Access to Care Part of the Standard? Oxygen Deprivation and Birth Injuries The Top Five Most Common But Avoidable Medical Mistakes Emergency Room Errors Traumatic Brain Injuries and Medical Malpractice Can Nurses Commit Medical Malpractice? Delayed Diagnoses: Is Lost Time Compensable? MICRA and Its Effects: What You Should Know Patient Abandonment and Negligence Understanding the Many Types of Anesthesia and Associated Risk Factors The Notice Requirement for Suing Physicians in California Handling a Medical Malpractice Complaint in California: The Role of the MBC and a Qualified Attorney Cerebral Palsy and Birth Injuries Errors in Electronic Health Records Malpractice Class Action Suits California’s Role in Reforming the Climate of Medical Malpractice Malfunctioning Medical Devices: Malpractice or Product Liability? Subjective Factors in Medical Standards of Care Doctor vs. Hospital Malpractice What Is Defensive Medicine? Common Types of Surgical Malpractice Is It Worth It to Sue a Doctor With No Malpractice Insurance? Cesarean Sections and Medical Malpractice Frequently Asked Questions About Inmate Medical Care Understanding the Role of an Expert Witness Study: Medically Induced Labor Does Not Lead to Increased Diagnosis of Autism Birth Injuries: Injuries To The Mother What Is Alarm Fatigue? What Are Brachial Plexus Injuries? Delayed Diagnoses Lab Errors and Medical Malpractice Understanding How Patients Discover Medical Malpractice Allergic Reactions: What Constitutes Medical Malpractice? The Cost of Healing: Radiation Sickness and Overdose Patient Privacy: Is Sharing Medical Information Malpractice? Economic vs. Non-Economic Damages: Why Caps Happen Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI) and Medical Malpractice Bariatric Surgery Malpractice Medical Malpractice and Chronic Pain Pacemakers and Liability Physician Assistants and Malpractice Lawsuits Pregnancy and Malpractice Problems Random Drug Testing for Physicians Favored by the Public Plastic and Elective Surgery Malpractice Early Hospital Discharge: When Is It Malpractice? A New Tool for Pediatric Inpatients Two Myths About Medical Malpractice Medical Malpractice and Vaccines California Ranked Third in Medical Malpractice Payouts Nursing Malpractice Traumatic Brain Injuries Caused By Medical Malpractice Negligence in Prenatal Care Bringing Suit Over Medication Errors Wrongful Death and Medical Malpractice Bone Fractures and Malpractice Damage Caps in California May Soon Face Reform Cerebral Palsy and Medical Error Medical Malpractice or Elder Abuse? Cancer Misdiagnosis: Getting Your Life Back Electronic Health Records and Computer Malpractice Anesthesia Malpractice: Potential Hazards Liability for Non-Traditional or Alternative Health Care Practitioners Malpractice in the Military Issues in Malpractice: The Question of Informed Consent MICRA: California’s Medical Malpractice Damage Cap Shoulder Dystocia: A Common Cause of Birth Injuries Spinal Cord Injuries and Medical Malpractice Brachial Plexus Injuries and Your Baby Defective Medical Devices: Product Liability vs. Medical Malpractice Medical Malpractice and Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress Misdiagnosis and Medical Malpractice Hospital Malpractice: When To Sue? Roles of Patients in Avoiding Medical Malpractice The Doctor Made a Mistake in Surgery, What can I do? Statute of Limitations on Medical Malpractice in California Is there a Statue of Limitations on Medical Malpractice? Delayed Cancer Diagnosis Can Have Serious Consequences What Can I Do about a Cancer Misdiagnosis? How Long after a Procedure can I File a Medical Malpractice Case? What Do I Do if My Doctor Made a Mistake? Should I Contact a Lawyer If I Think My Doctor Made a Mistake? How Does MICRA Affect Medical Malpractice in California? Is Medical Malpractice different in California? How can I Prove a Medical Malpractice Personal Injury Claim? Is Medical Malpractice a Personal Injury Case? One key step to proving your medical malpractice case. How does a Medical Malpractice Lawyer Prove Fault? I Think My Doctor Prescribed the Wrong Medication. How do I tell? How Can I Tell if my Doctor Incorrectly Prescribed Medication? How do I prove my doctor is liable for medical malpractice? How do courts decide if my doctor is liable? What are the Steps to a Medical Malpractice Case in California? How does a Medical Malpractice Case Work? Is a Side Effect Evidence of Medical Malpractice? Do Unexpected Side Effects Mean Medical Malpractice? Am I able to represent a family member in court who's suffered from medical malpractice? Can I sue for medical malpractice for a family member? Are California doctors protected against medical malpractice lawsuits? Are doctors protected against medical malpractice lawsuits? What do courts need in California prove a medical malpractice case? How do courts prove medical malpractice? What is the statute of limitations for medical malpractice in California? Bradley Corsiglia of CMA Law discusses statue of limitations on Medical Malpractice What determines the possibility of medical malpractice? What constitutes medical malpractice in California? Medical malpractice: Hurried doctor visits may cause misdiagnoses How copying and pasting can harm medical patients Strokes in children and teens happen, but may be misdiagnosed Brain disease signs are seen in live patients for the first time Study finds no link between brain injury and dementia California hospitals fined for surgical errors and other mistakes Study: Patients rarely informed about medication errors Nurse sent to prison for overmedicating nursing home residents People with brain injuries may be stuck in nursing homes California medical professionals trying to reduce surgical errors Does Gatorade contain a dangerous ingredient? Study Warns That Severe Surgical Errors Are Unacceptably Common Reckless Prescription: Are California Doctors Causing Overdoses? Nursing Home Neglect: Doctors Find Infestation in Patient's Ear Doctors Without Sleep: Dangerous Consequences Of Doctor Workload Fungal Meningitis Outbreak: Evidence Grows Against Pharmacy, Pt. 2 California Hospitals Fined for Failing to Protect Patients Fungal Meningitis Outbreak: Evidence Grows Against Pharmacy, Pt. 1 Dark Side Of Progress: Ten Technological Hospital Dangers, Pt. 4 Dark Side Of Progress: Ten Technological Hospital Dangers, Pt. 3 Dark Side Of Progress: Ten Technological Hospital Dangers, Pt. 2 Dark Side Of Progress: Ten Technological Hospital Dangers, Pt. 1 10 Pieces of Advice for Preventing Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect ICU Treatment Errors Might Contribute to 40,000 deaths every year Recent Outage Raises the Question: Just How Safe Are Electronic Medical Record Systems? 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