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August 2012 Archives

Woman claims misdiagnosis led to her undergoing unnecessary surgery

It can be very harmful when a medical professional negligently misdiagnoses a patient. For example, a negligent misdiagnosis can sometimes result in a patient undergoing unnecessary surgeries and procedures. Thus, it is very important for medical professionals to not act negligently when it comes to the diagnosing of patients.

Settlement reached in prescription negligence case

No individual should have to be subjected to prescription-related negligence by pharmacists or pharmacies. Such negligence can be very harmful. Thus, it is very important for pharmacists and pharmacies to act properly when it comes to the filling of prescriptions.

Lawsuit alleges patient's death was the result of diagnosis-related negligence

It is very important for medical professionals to not commit diagnosis-related negligence when caring for patients. Such negligence can cause a great deal of harm to patients. Sadly, such negligence can sometimes even result in a patient's death.

Man claims doctor acted negligently during hip replacement

A lot of trust is placed in medical professionals when they perform a surgical procedure on a patient. It is very important for medical professionals to live up to this trust and act properly when it comes to the surgical care of patients. If a medical professional commits negligence in connection to a surgery, it can result in harmful surgical errors occurring.

Allegations of diagnosis-related negligence brought against two doctors

Patients can suffer serious harms when medical professionals commit diagnosis-related negligence. Such harms can have a variety of substantial negative impacts on a patient's life. Thus, diagnosis-related negligence can be a very serious matter.

Jury: delayed C-section at Johns Hopkins caused cerebral palsy

A jury recently found Johns Hopkins Hospital negligent in its care of a woman who was in labor and who needed an emergency cesarean section. Since the hospital delayed performing the emergency C-section, the baby was deprived of oxygen and the child now has cerebral palsy and a seizure disorder.

Did large hospital chain perform unnecessary surgical procedures?

When people are told by a doctor that they need surgery, a range of emotions can flip through their minds: Am I seriously ill? Will I be the same after the surgery? What if there are complications? According to a recent probe of a for-profit hospital chain, however, one question that patients should have been asking was: Is this surgery necessary?

Surgical negligence case ends in settlement

It is very important for medical professionals to act properly when it comes to the surgical care of patients. It can be very harmful when medical professionals commit negligence while providing surgical care to a patient. Tragically, surgical negligence can sometimes even result in a patient's death.

Jury rules in patient's favor in medical negligence case

A patient can be in a very vulnerable position after undergoing a surgery. Thus, it is very important for medical professionals to not act negligently when it comes to the post-surgical care of patients. Patients can suffer significant harm when a medical professional commits negligence while providing him or her with post-surgical care.

Verdict reached in case involving alleged failure to properly diagnose

Medical tests can play a major role in the diagnosing of medical conditions and problems. However, tests can only help in such regards if medical professionals pay proper attention to their results (and any significant implications that the results may contain) and take proper actions in response to results that indicate medical problems or conditions. If medical professionals fail to do these things, it can result in patients suffering great harm. No patient should have to be subjected to such negligence.