Category: Failure to Diagnose

Can A Medical Mistake Lead To A Brain Stem Stroke?
21 feb
Can A Medical Mistake Lead To A Brain Stem Stroke?

While a medical error can cause a brain stem stroke, most result from clots or hemorrhages. However, even if a brain stem stroke happens because of an unavoidable medical issue, a treating physician still has a duty of care to make a prompt and accurate diagnosis and to respond with the proper treatment. A doctor

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Can Apologies or Sympathies Hurt Your Medical Malpractice Case in Florida?
30 jan
Can Apologies or Sympathies Hurt Your Medical Malpractice Case in Florida?

If a doctor or healthcare provider calls to apologize or express sympathy for an injury suffered by a patient under their care, can this gesture be held against them in a medical malpractice suit? In Florida, the answer is no—as long as the injury occurred as the result of an accident rather than a willful

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18 aug
Is X-Ray Overexposure Considered Medical Malpractice?

Since their implementation within the medical field, X-Rays have been an important diagnostic tool for medical professionals. Being able to view an image of the internal structure of a patient is an invaluable aid for both diagnostics and operative care. X-rays use radiation in order to produce an image. While all radiation is dangerous in

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