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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 answer is simple.....so far the only person "that knows what they did" is you and thats simply not enough. In a complicated medical case as you described, the primary issue for 99% of lawyers is f ...Read more

Without an autopsy to prove the cause of death, you are going to have a difficult time proving your case.

Yes, statute of limitations is six years on open collection accounts.

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Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Risks to Newborns in Hospitals

The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority (PPSA) recently conducted a study of newborn safety in a hospital environment. The hospitals that were included in the PPSA’s study were ... Read more

Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Deaf Patients’ with Medical Provide

If you or a family member has been hospitalized for an injury or an illness, understanding a doctor’s diagnosis, the explanation of symptoms, and recommended instructions for medications and dos ... Read more

NEW JERSEY MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWYERS DISCUSS SURGICAL RISKS IN CONCURRENT

Many of us are aware that doctors routinely double-book patients in their office to cover for no-shows and cancelations. What most of us may not know is that a new trend of double–booking surger ... Read more

NEW JERSEY MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAWYERS: FERES DOCTRINE IN MILITARY HOSPITAL

Members of the military who suffer severe injuries and loss of life as a result of medical malpractice at military hospitals are usually barred from filing medical malpractice lawsuits by the Feres do ... Read more

New Jersey Mesothelioma Lawyers: New Law on Liability for Toxic Exposure

A recent toxic liability case argued before the Supreme Court of New Jersey brought the question of what constitutes a family into the scope of toxic liability law. Previously, the court ruled that a ... Read more

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