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Medical Malpractice Is More Than Ma...

When a health care professional causes personal injury in the course of diagnosis or treatment, it is known as medical malpractice. The average damages award ...Read more

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Are ...

Nursing home liability for personal injury to residents, especially falls and pressure sores, is a growing area of legal concern. Although only a small porti...Read more

Some Medical Devices Can Hurt You M...

Most people trust that medical devices used to treat medical issues are safe. They expect that they will feel better after the device is used, not worse. Some...Read more

Medical Injury & Negligence

Medical Injury & Negligence

Over-Use of Antipsychotic Drugs in Nursing Homes

Nearly 22 percent of elderly residents in U.S. nursing homes regularly receive antipsychotic medications, often without a proper diagnosis to warrant their use. These number are lower than they were a ... Read more

Bed Rails: Safety Measure or Hazard?

Some frail elderly have a hard time getting in and out of bed. Others may thrash around in bed while awake or sleeping, putting themselves in danger of falling out of the bed. To help with mobility, a ... Read more

Medical Treatment Errors Can Cause Injury

Most of us place a lot of trust in the expertise of our doctors and hospitals. We like to think that we are safe in their hands. However, this is not always the case. Doctors and other health ... Read more

Can a Medical Diagnosis Be Negligent?

When people think about medical mistakes, they tend to think of surgical errors (operating on the wrong foot), medication errors (prescribing or distributing the wrong medication or dose) or childbirt ... Read more

Hospitals Can Make You Sicker

People who enter hospitals and other healthcare facilities are often ill or injured to begin with. They expect to get better. Sometimes, however, a hospital acquired infection (HAI) makes them even wo ... Read more

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Additional Medical Injury & Negligence Topics