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September 2012 Archives

Lawsuit alleges negligence occurred during knee surgery

It is very important for medical professionals and medical facilities to not act negligently when providing a patient with care in relation to a surgical procedure. Such negligence can be a very serious matter and no patient should have to be subjected to it.

Massachusetts man claims medical negligence led to him becoming blind

No patient in Massachusetts should have to be subjected to diagnosis-related negligence or treatment-related negligence. Such negligence can cause a great deal of harm to patients. Thus, it is very important for medical professionals to act properly when it comes to the diagnosing and treating of patients.

Jury reaches decision in medical malpractice case

It can be very harmful when a medical professional or medical facility commits negligence during the course of providing post-surgical care to a patient. Sadly, such negligence can sometimes even result in a patient's death. Thus, it is very important for medical professionals and medical facilities to act properly when providing a patient with care after a surgery.

Hospital fined in connection to left-behind object

No patient should have to be subjected to surgical errors (such as surgical objects being left behind). Thus, it is very important for medical professionals and medical facilities to make sure to avoid engaging in negligent conduct which could result in such errors occurring.

Lawsuit alleges pharmacy filled prescription in wrong dose

It is very important for pharmacists and pharmacies to not act negligently when filling prescriptions. Such negligence can lead to prescription errors occurring (such as a prescription being filled in an incorrect dose). Prescription errors can cause a great deal of harm to individuals.

Lawsuit alleges woman wasn't properly diagnosed

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

Surgical error turns routine laminectomy into near fatality

A laminectomy is not an uncommon surgery. It typically involves the removal of a spinal disc, insertion of a polymer spacer or other type of disc, and the fusion of the nearby vertebrae with a titanium plate and a few screws. About 300,000 of them are done annually, many of them certainly in Massachusetts.

Woman brings lawsuit alleging surgical negligence

Patients can suffer serious harms when medical professionals act negligently when providing them with surgical care. Such harms can have significant effects on a patient's life. Thus, surgical negligence can be very impactful on patients.