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June 2015 Archives

Recorder runs during procedure, catches doctors insulting patient

In one of the more bizarre medical malpractice cases you are ever likely to hear about, a man was awarded $500,000 by a jury after he sued doctors and their practices. What was the offense committed by the doctors and their practices? Well, as the patient was sedated, the medical personnel on hand found it wise to crack jokes about the patient, mock him for his actions and possible medical conditions, and even threatened to not treat him fairly after the colonoscopy he was undergoing.

Know the signs of fetal distress

Whether it is your first child or fifth, pregnancy can be both a wonderful and frightening time in your life. Chemical and physical changes can have an unexpected impact that might ultimately prove harmful to the unborn fetus. Parents trust their chosen medical professionals to constantly monitor potential hazards and provide prompt communication when something might be going wrong.

Wrongful death, medical malpractice cases have their own nuances

If you were to suffer some medical emergency that required immediate attention, you would be scared, right? That fear is a complex emotion, because there are likely numerous elements that, all together, compose that fear. You're afraid of what this medical condition will do to you physically; you're worried about how this medical condition will impact your finances and your ability to work; you're worried about the threat it poses to you in the long run.

Woman wins suit against hospital in failed cancer diagnosis case

In 2013, a woman sued a hospital that she went to numerous times from 2008 to 2011. At this hospital, the woman underwent numerous exams to search for cervical cancer. None of these exams came back with any readings that would indicate any malignancy. But in fact, the technician that was looking at the results incorrectly.

What documents do you need for a medical malpractice lawsuit?

When it comes to a medical malpractice lawsuit, there are a lot of complicated issues on the table. The individual who is filing has been wronged, in his or her eyes, and it is up to this individual and his or her legal team to prove their allegations. So what can the individual do to help out his or her cause? What documents are necessary for a medical malpractice lawsuit?

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