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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.

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.

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.

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.

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?