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Medical Spas, Malpractice & the "New You"
Not liking what you see in the mirror? Perhaps you're thinking about visiting a medical spa for help with those frown lines, age spots or facial hair. Use caution when selecting a facility. Although modern medical techniques can produce dramatic cosmetic results, possible complications can be much more ... Read more

Psychologist's Sexual Misconduct May Involve Billing
Stories of well-meaning relationships gone wrong are nothing new. News articles constantly reveal stories of professionals who stepped over the line into a sexual relationship with someone they were, or are, helping. The fallout can include disciplinary proceedings or even losing their license or credentials. ... Read more

The Do's and Don'ts of the Duty of Care
If you're suing someone for negligence, one of the first elements to establish is their duty of care. You must show the defendant didn't follow the duty of care required by the law. It's defined as the legal obligation to act in a standard or reasonable way. Doctors are the typical subjects of negligence ... Read more

Where Is Your Doctor When You Need Him Most?
Imagine you're on the operating table, prepped for surgery and sedated. You wake up, thinking you're ready to go on with your recovery. You're shocked to find out that your doctor never showed up to perform the surgery, and you're going to have to go through the process all over again. This is exactly ... Read more

Who's to Blame for Wrong-Site Surgery?
Update Despite procedures to prevent it, wrong-site surgery is on the rise. At least that's what the numbers say. The Joint Commission estimates wrong-site surgery happens 40 times a week on average. The number of cases reported to the Joint Commission nearly doubled in 2010 over 2004. It seems something ... Read more

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The Risks of Morcellator Medical Devices

A morcellator is an advanced medical device used in laparoscopic surgeries. The device divides large masses of tissue into smaller pieces, which are then removed through small incision sites.[1] Morce ... Read more

Baltimore Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Denied Treatment for Emergency Misca

According to a recent study, OB-GYNs working in Catholic-owned hospitals are often prohibited from performing certain medical procedures that are potentially life saving for women who are experiencing ... Read more

Baltimore Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Filing a Birth Injury Lawsuit

When a woman goes into labor, she puts the life of her unborn baby in the hands of well-trained medical professionals. In most cases that person is an obstetrician, gynecologist, neonatologist, or oth ... Read more


The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has granted $26 million to five academic medical centers for patient safety research. Known as the Prevention Epicenters Program, the research init ... Read more


In a stunning verdict that is being hailed as a message to physicians who overprescribe opiate medications, a St. Louis jury awarded $17.6 million in punitive damages to a couple severely affected by ... Read more

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