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What Are Transient Ischemic Attacks? Why a Mini-Stroke is a Big Deal

As people age, their bodies exhibit a variety of new behaviors and symptoms. For many of those issues, doctors counsel patients not to worry unless a symptom persists for a couple of weeks or more. Symptoms that go away in minutes, hours, or a day ar… Read More
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Statute of Limitations in Medical Malpractice Cases

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you may have noticed that many of our blog posts end with a statement along the lines of “You only have a limited time to file a claim, so don’t delay.” That’s not just something we say to generate a… Read More
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Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Case for Stroke (and Can You Prove It)?

If you or a loved one have had a stroke, you know how devastating it can be. You probably think of stroke as a natural event: sudden, unavoidable, and often unpredictable. Most strokes are not caused by medical malpractice, but their effects can be w… Read More
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Nursing Home Negligence: What it Is, What to Do

The decision to put a loved one in a nursing home is rarely an easy one. Usually, a family makes the difficult choice to move a parent or grandparent to a nursing home only after it becomes clear that they cannot be safely cared for in their own home… Read More
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What is Shoulder Dystocia?

The birth of a baby is a joyful time, and so many births go without incident that when there is a problem, joy is rapidly replaced with worry and distress. One such situation is shoulder dystocia. As the name suggests, shoulder dystocia happens when,… Read More
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Medical Malpractice in Jails and Prisons

When you think of the term “medical malpractice,” you probably envision a hospital or doctor’s office. While medical malpractice usually takes place in traditional health care settings, it can take place in other places, too—including prisons… Read More
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Can Doctors Be Sued for Medical Malpractice if a Patient Dies by Suicide?

It seems obvious to say it, but mental health issues are health issues. And as with any type of health concern, when someone is suffering from depression, anxiety, or other forms of mental illness, they may seek the help of a medical professional or… Read More
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Three Ways Narcotic Prescriptions May Be Medical Malpractice

We have written before in this space about whether doctors can be held liable for a patient’s opioid (narcotic) addiction. The answer is that they can, but like any action taken by a medical professional, the circumstances must meet certain criteri… Read More
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Is an "Independent Medical Examiner" in a Personal Injury Case Really Independent?

Quick: when you think about doctors, what’s the first word that comes to mind? Helper? Healer? As of this writing, we are in the thick of the coronavirus pandemic, so the first word that comes to mind when you think of doctors might even be “hero… Read More
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What Cardiac Patients Need to Know About COVID-19

It has now been a few months since the news stories about the coronavirus pandemic and COVID-19 have been on our screens 24/7. The virus is a matter of concern to everyone, but especially to those with other health conditions that could make COVID-19… Read More
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