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doctor apologizing to his patient to avoid a medical malpractice claim
Apologizing for something can repair relationships and is considered an integral aspect of communication. However, apologies are controversial in the medical system. Physicians may want to apologize to patients who have suffered because of medical errors, but they are unable to disclose any errors to patients or their loved ones because the likelihood of providing...
wrongful death form to fill out a claim for a wrongful death attorney
Often, people die from accidents or intentional acts of others. If a person dies because of the negligence or misconduct of another person, the next of kin may be able to file a wrongful death lawsuit against the responsible party. A wrongful death claim seeks compensation for the survivor because of the loss of their...
medical malpractice
Millions of people are diagnosed with cancer each year. Unfortunately, cancer is one of the more common types of misdiagnosis. Misdiagnosis can lead to severe consequences for the patients who fall victim to being misdiagnosed. When a cancer is not identified correctly or is mistaken as another condition, the treatment can be delayed. If a...
covid-19 nursing home negligence
Many families depend on nursing homes to provide care for their elderly and disabled loved ones. During the current pandemic, there is stressed importance on the quality of care that facilities provide to nursing home residents. These residents are at higher risk of contracting the disease because of underlying medical problems and because of their...
We buy them the toys we know they’ll love, but other than a choking hazard warning for young children, toys generally do not come with safety or caution labels. But is the danger inherent in a toy something we need to consider when purchasing a play item for our child?   Just in time for...
Under California’s Medical Injury Compensation Reform Act (MICRA), damages related to pain and suffering (also known as non-economic damages) as a result of medical malpractice cannot exceed $250,000.   Back in November, Proposition 46 was defeated, with 67% of California voters rejecting the ballot measure, which aimed to increase the cap on pain-and-suffering damage awards....
When it comes to medical test results, patients are often told that “no news is good news”. We are often advised that not hearing back from our doctor’s office means nothing is wrong. Quite understandably, patients often feel there’s no need to follow-up with their doctor to find out the results of medically necessary tests....
When you’ve been injured as a result of an accident due to someone else’s negligence, your first priority, of course, is to get better. But with your medical expenses piling up and your inability to work due to your injury, you may find that a personal injury claim is your best course of action. If...
There are many reasons people end up in the hospital: surgery to correct health problems, chronic diseases, injuries resulting from accidents. During their time in the hospital, most people expect to get better. It appears, however, that hospitalization may result in an increased risk of developing another adverse health condition. A study of Medicare patients...
Children are particularly vulnerable if they’re involved in a car accident, and most parents know the importance of using a child passenger restraint system to help protect their children in the event an accident does happen. The question parents should ask themselves, however, is whether they are using the right passenger restraint system for their...
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