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Patient's death results in jury verdict, awareness campaign

It happens all too often. A patient enters the hospital for a routine surgery but doesn't leave alive. The reasons can be complex but sometimes are deceptively simple. In fact, a study conducted at John Hopkins University found that more than 250,000 patients die annually in America because of preventable medical errors.

Was your loved one harmed at a skilled nursing facility?

Making the decision to place an elderly loved one in a nursing home or assisted living center is often fraught with guilt and worry. That's understandable, since one-third of the residents and patients in skilled nursing facilities experience harm like infections and medication errors related to their treatment.

Lawsuit alleges nursing negligence after man falls from bridge

The decision to place a loved in an assisted living or nursing home environment is usually quite difficult. In many cases, a family member has cared for the person for several years and is not able to continue providing that care. This could be for financial reasons or the person may need more medical care than the family member is able to provide.

Overworked and overtired nurses lead to poor patient care

Nurses are on the front line of patient care, and they're the last line of defense against medical errors -- which means they face an enormous amount of responsibility every day. Unfortunately, they may be facing that workload with far too few hands to help, and patients are suffering as a result.