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Spinal surgery was unnecessary, claims patient and family

People are going to make mistakes. It's just in our nature. No matter how much training we receive or expertise that we may have, we will always make mistakes -- both big and small -- that remind us of just how fallible we really are. In certain fields, this may not be that big of deal. But in other fields, mistakes can be life or death, and nowhere is that more apparent than in the medical field.

How should you proceed before a medical malpractice lawsuit?

Let's say that your worst nightmare comes true and you are hurt, injured or suffer sever medical complications due to a mistake on the part of a medical professional or institution. Now obviously you are considering how you can earn justice for your unfortunate situation -- but how do you do that? What should you do prior to filing a lawsuit to help you get the best possible outcome, which may or mat not involve an actual lawsuit?

Woman sues after misdiagnosis leaves her with 6 months to live

Misdiagnoses happen all the time, and as scary as that thought is, it should also motivate you to think about the care you get from your doctor. Are you happy with him or her? Do you feel he or she provides the type of care that you are looking for in a doctor? These things are important when you consider that, according to one person in our source article, there are 85,000 diagnostic errors every year.

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