A cesarean delivery (C-section) is the most common surgical procedure in the United States -- and it may be putting mothers and their babies through unnecessary risks far too often.
It's probably safe to say that most people who go to a doctor to treat their acute or chronic pain don't go intending to end up addicted to painkillers.
Had an ophthalmologist not gotten greedy, his medical abuses may not have come to light.
There were seeking pain relief. Now they're in worse pain.
It probably surprises no one that artificial intelligence is now starting to play an important role in the diagnostic procedure of human diseases.
Sepsis, more commonly called "blood poisoning," kills more people than cancer. However, few people have ever heard of it until they either experience it first-hand through a loved one.
Medical malpractice and medical battery almost sound like the same thing, and both types of cases involve important facts about what type of medical treatment was received.
Hand-washing is something that is very important in all health care settings. This includes doctor's offices, nursing homes and any other facilities where medical care is provided. For patients, medical care providers who don't wash their hands can prove to be very dangerous, possibly even deadly.
When you get very sick, there is a chance that you will find yourself in the hospital. This is a place where you expect to get back on the road to health; however, a hospital is a hotbed of germs that can lead to you getting sicker than you were in the first place.
In our previous blog post, we discussed the case of the New Jersey dentist who has been linked to 15 illnesses and one death. That case brings up the issue of dental malpractice, an issue that is often overlooked. We know just how devastating these cases can be, and we are here to help you learn about the legal actions you can take if you have been harmed by a dental professional.