Medical malpractice is a broad category of tort law that applies to physician error, negligence, or failures to act. While malpractice comes in many forms, four types are more common: misdiagnosis, birth-related injuries, medication errors, and surgical errors. Per Becker’s Hospital Review, a total of 12,142 malpractice payouts occurred in the United States totaling $3.6… Read more
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Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Case Regarding Your Cancer Diagnosis?
One of the most common types of medical malpractice cases are those that regard the diagnosis of cancer. Often times, some forms of cancer are harder to detect than others, resulting in a misdiagnosis that can cause complications for a patient. If a patient’s cancer is diagnosed incorrectly and they are given the wrong treatments,… Read more
Determining if You Have a Prescription Pill Medical Malpractice Case in Arizona
When you think of the term “medical malpractice”, there’s a good chance you are thinking about instances where doctors make a mistake during surgery or where someone is harmed by a nurse’s mistake in the hospital. However, there are medical malpractice cases that revolve entirely around someone’s prescription medications. There are many instances where a… Read more