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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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If there is permanent injury then the claim may be worth obtaining the records and having reviewed but Shands is capped with sovereign immunity limits you need to find out the treatment needed and if ...Read more

Mechanical failure sounds more like defective product   get the part numbers and manuf documents from surgeon to investigate on web for any recalls or reports and can check FDA website or t ...Read more

No damage worth purusing with a civil case though you can file a complaint with the medical board. Its quite possible that the diagnoisis was correct but that the blisters became infected also so you ...Read more

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Ear and Teething for Children Medicines Removed From Market Due to Risks

Two different name brands of children’s medications have been pulled off of the market in a medication recall because they contain too high and potent an amount of  ... Read more

Top Republicans say Medical Malpractice Reform is Needed, Experts and Facts

It is a misconception in the United States that medical malpractice cases are frivolous and cause a negative financial impact on the healthcare system, such as causing healthcare providers to order&#8 ... Read more

Opioid Epidemic Prompts Establishment of Prescription Drug Database

Just a few months ago Pennsylvania initiated a prescription drug-monitoring database due to the overwhelming amount of drug overdoses and deaths that have been occurring. ... Read more

Parents Accidentally Giving Children Too Much Medication

A new study shows that children are at risk for taking too much medication when their parents use measuring cups as opposed to oral syringes to administer dosag ... Read more

Maryland Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Hospitals Can Make Childbirth Safer

The childbirth process can be one of the happiest, most joyful moments for parents, assuming everything goes smoothly. But the childbirth process can also be extremely unpredictable, and problems can ... Read more

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