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June 2012 Archives

Woman claims surgical negligence led to her having to undergo amputations

Patients can suffer great harm when medical professionals commit negligence during the course of providing them with surgical care. Thus, it is very important for medical professionals to not act negligently when providing a patient with care in connection to a surgical procedure.

Do electronic medical records lead to fewer medical errors?

In recent years, some hospitals and doctors have been making changes in regards to medical records. Specifically, some doctors and hospitals have stopped using traditional paper records and instead have switched to using electronic medical records.

Woman claims doctor acted negligently during hand surgery

It is very important for medical professionals who are performing a surgical procedure on a patient to act properly during the performance of the surgery. No patient should have to be subjected to negligence by a medical professional during a surgery. Such negligence can have a variety of significant impacts on a patient.

Lawsuit brought against doctor in connection to woman's death

Diagnosis-related negligence can be very harmful to patients. Sadly, such negligence can sometimes even result in a patient's death. Thus, it is very important for medical professionals to act properly when it comes to the testing and diagnosing of patients. No patient should have to suffer harm or lose his or her life because a medical professional acted negligently in connection to his or her care.

Lawsuit alleges doctor provided woman with negligent surgical care

When a patient undergoes a surgical procedure, they put a lot of trust in the medical professionals who are providing them with care in connection to the procedure. When a medical professional fails to live up to this trust and acts negligently in connection to a surgical procedure, a patient can suffer a variety of harms. No patient should have to suffer harm because a medical professional failed to act properly.

Hospital uses patient photos to try to reduce occurrence of misplaced orders

Medical errors, such as medication errors, can cause a great deal of harm to patients. There are many things that can lead to medical errors. One thing that can result in such errors is when doctors mistakenly put treatment or testing orders in the wrong patient's chart. Thus, such a mistake can be very impactful.

Doctor accused of failing to properly diagnose woman

When a patient with medical problems goes to a hospital, they expect that the medical professionals who provide them with care will act properly when trying to determine what is causing these problems. When a medical professional fails to meet these expectations and acts negligently in connection to the diagnosing of a patient, it can be very impactful. A negligent failure to diagnose or misdiagnosis can cause a variety of harms to a patient.