Archive: Medical Malpractice

medical negligence

Medical negligence occurs when a medical professional — doctor, nurse, or technician — fails to provide proper health care, which can result in injury or harm to the patient. As patients, we expect the best possible treatment from our caregivers. But…

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We expect our doctors and medical professionals to always work with the utmost care for their patients. However sometimes accidents happen, but in the medical world those accidents can have long lasting and potentially life threatening consequences. Medical malpractice is…

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Every year, millions of patients throughout the United States visit their doctor’s offices or another medical clinic with symptoms of an illness or injury.  Patients who see their doctors expect a prompt, professional diagnosis of their symptoms and proper treatment…

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A group of organizations representing consumers and medical patients are urging the state of New York to do a better job of letting the public know about sanctions against physicians for negligence by the Department of Health. The groups recently…

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Prior to the 1800s, the terms “medical malpractice” and “medical negligence” were unheard in the United States, but the need for medical professionals was just as prevalent as it is today. The first medical negligence case in the United States…

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