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January 2012 Archives

Doctor accused of medication-related negligence

It is very important for medical professionals to act properly when it comes to the prescribing and administering of medications to patients. Medication-related negligence by medical professionals can cause great harm to patients. Tragically, such negligence can sometimes even have fatal results.

Woman "felt unable to breath" from incorrect paralytic dosage

We, as patients, entrust doctors and surgeons with our lives when seeking medical treatment. They are highly-skilled in their profession and possess thousands of hours of experience in the medical field. Given this doctor-patient relationship, you would expect as few errors as possible on the operating table or in a hospital.

Jury rules against hospital in medical negligence case

Great harm can be caused when a hospital or medical professional acts negligently while providing a patient with care after a surgery. No patient should have to suffer harm because a hospital or medical professional failed to act properly. Thus, it is very important for hospitals and medical professionals to not commit negligence when it comes to post-surgical care.

Woman claims doctor negligently left bulb syringe inside of her

It is very important for medical professionals to not commit negligence when providing surgical care to a patient. Such negligence can result in a surgical error occurring. An example of a surgical error that can sometimes occur when a medical professional acts negligently during a surgery is a piece of medical equipment being mistakenly left behind in a patient. Such an error can be very harmful to a patient.

Lawsuit alleges negligent surgical care led to woman's death

A patient can suffer great harm when a medical professional acts negligently while providing the patient with care in connection to a surgical procedure. Tragically, such medical negligence can sometimes even result in a patient's death. Thus, it is very important for medical professionals to act properly when providing care in connection to a surgery.

Birth injury happens more often than you may expect

Parents of newborn babies not only here in the Boston area, but anywhere throughout the country, have plenty of things to worry about while preparing for their new arrival. The last thing on a new parent's mind should be seeing their child through a tragic medical complication or birth injury. However, the reality is that six out of every 1,000 newborn babies is afflicted by some sort of injury sustained during birth.

Hospital uses discharge order review system to try to prevent errors

Medication errors can cause patients to suffer a variety of harms. Such harms can have significant impacts on a patient's life. Thus, one hopes that all medical facilities make sure to take proper steps to ensure that their patients are not exposed to medication errors.

Trial begins in birth injury case

No infant should have to suffer birth injuries because a medical professional or hospital acted negligently when providing care in connection to his or her birth. Such injuries can have major impacts on an infant's life. Thus, it is very important for medical professionals and hospitals to not commit negligence while providing care related to the birth of a child.

Woman brings lawsuit against doctor and hospital

It is very important for medical professionals and hospitals to not act negligently when it comes to the examination, testing or diagnosing of patients. Such negligence can be very harmful. No patient should have to suffer harm because a medical professional or hospital committed negligence.