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Cardiac Stents & Medical Malpractice

Cardiac Stents and Medical Malpractice   Cardiac stents have been increasingly overused, exposing doctors to medical malpractice claims. Cardiac stents are most often used to restore blood flow to people who have suffered a heart attack. The tube-shaped stent is inserted into the coronary arteries to open them up. However, there have been an increasing…

What is Medical Malpractice in Tennessee?

What is Medical Malpractice? Learn all about the legal elements of medical malpractice and the most common cases that arise. Do no harm. You hope your healthcare professionals adhere to these words in their practice. What happens, however, when harm is done? What do you do when you are hurt under the care of a…

What Happens in a Medical Malpractice Case?

What Happens in a Medical Malpractice Case?   Skilled Murfreesboro medical malpractice attorneys answer your most common questions You hear the phrase “medical malpractice” often, but many people have no idea what a medical malpractice case entails. If you have gone for medical treatment and have been injured or suffered further health consequences because of…

Common Types of Medical Malpractice

Common Types of Medical Malpractice Anytime that you visit the doctor or a hospital, you expect that your safety and health will be the underlying priority for the physician and other healthcare professionals working with you. Unfortunately, there are many different reasons why medical malpractice occurs. When medical malpractice happens, a patient may be entitled…

Medical Malpractice Claims Common in Elective Surgery

Medical Malpractice Claims Commonplace for Elective Surgeries Most individuals know that when a physician such as a surgeon makes a mistake that could have been avoided, that physician may be held responsible in a medical malpractice claim. What happens, however, if the surgery was elective to begin with? Elective surgery is any operation that is…

What is Dental Medical Malpractice?

What is Dental Medical Malpractice? All medical professionals have a duty and obligation to use their training and education to make the patient safety be of the utmost priority. Unfortunately, many victims in a dental situation may not realize that they may have rights to pursue an injury claim if they are hurt. One of…

Laser Injury Lawsuits Common Against Non-Physicians

Laser Injury Lawsuits Common Against Non-Physicians Most people are aware of the fact that if a physician or other medical professional is negligent in his or her care of a patient, that medical professional may be held liable in a medical malpractice lawsuit. Further questions arise, however, for victims who may have been injured in…

What to Know About Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim

What You Need to Know About Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim Johns Hopkins University recently released information from a study which showed medical mistakes are prevalent, so much so, they are now the third leading cause of death in the United States, behind heart disease and cancer. Unfortunately, many of these medical errors are entirely…

Protecting Yourself or a Loved One While in The Hospital

Protecting Yourself or Loved One in The Hospital Is More Important Then You Think Despite years of training medical providers are not infallible When seeking treatment for a medical emergency or serious condition in the hospital, it is easy to trust the medical team attending to your needs. Unfortunately, despite extensive training and education, doctors,…

Dealing with the Danger and Impact of Concussions

Dealing with the Danger and Impact of Concussions Among High School Athletes is Troublesome Concussion risks endure despite significant effort by educators and medical professionals Recent studies conducted by the Centers For Disease Control, the National Football League and other scientific and medical organizations reveal the dangers of concussions among athletes. According to these studies,…