Category: Medical Negligence

Can You File A Malpractice Lawsuit For Kernicterus?
18 aug
Can You File A Malpractice Lawsuit For Kernicterus?

What is Kernicterus? Kernicterus is a rare but serious disease that causes brain damage in infants due to increased levels of bilirubin within their blood system. This disease typically results from jaundice that has gone untreated. Jaundice is a yellowing of the skin also caused by increased levels of bilirubin. Kernicterus will only develop if

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18 aug
Can You File A Malpractice Lawsuit For Mistreating Infections?

Many infections require medical treatment in order to heal. When you seek medical attention for an infection and don’t receive treatment, you may have grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit against the medical personnel or hospital that should have provided the treatment. What is Medical Negligence? All doctors, nurses and hospitals are required to follow

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18 aug
Can Patients Sue For A Hospital Acquired Infection?

Whenever one visits a medical clinic, hospital, or other related facility, they run the risk of acquiring a hospital acquired infection, which is another term for an infection that one picked up or developed within a medical unit such as a hospital. Studies have shown that up to five percent of patients who enter a

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18 aug
Can You File A Lawsuit For Emergency Room Negligence?

All medical facilities have a standard that they must follow to provide adequate care to patients. If injury to a patient is caused by negligence, an entire medical facility may be held responsible. In most medical malpractice cases, the doctor, nurse, or other medical professional on the case is held responsible, but sometimes the clinic,

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18 aug
Can Patients Sue For Altered Hospital Records?

If an individual becomes injured due to some type of medical treatment, a medical malpractice lawsuit can be filed. The aforementioned medical treatment can be administered by a nurse, doctor, hospital, clinic or a medical facility. Therefore, altered medical records give an injured party a valid reason for filing a malpractice claim. Altered Medical Records

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