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November 2016 Archives

Hospital mistakes: How patients are unfairly affected by errors

A very important question that has to be answered is, "How many people die due to medical mistakes in U.S. hospitals?" Hospitals are where you should feel your safest, protected by those who want to see you get well and to live a happy, healthy life. When something goes wrong, it can feel like everyone who was supposed to help you simply left you without concern for your health or safety.

Undiagnosed diabetes and the risk to cardiovascular health

Living with a disease like diabetes is very difficult for those who have it, and it can also cause strain on their families. The benefit of a diagnosis is that it the disease then be treated and managed. If diabetes is not diagnosed, it can lead to a number of serious illnesses and become life-threatening.

What is medical negligence and informed consent?

If you're thinking of filing a medical malpractice case, here are a couple things to consider. First, remember that you must file your case before the statute of limitations expires. If you have been hurt in a medical malpractice case, you have two years from the time of the discovered injury or from the time at which you should have discovered your injury to file your lawsuit.

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