Medical Malpractice

7 Tips When Looking To File a Lawsuit as a Nurse

7 Tips When Looking To File a Lawsuit as a Nurse 1

Lawsuits from nurses may seem a reasonably improbable or infrequent basis for legal claims, but nurses are increasingly taking a stand against actions that could or do end their careers. Just as nurses from overseas (mainly the Philippines) are suing for quitting nursing jobs that they find are underpaid compared to their US colleagues, so …

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Medical Malpractice And What You Need To Know If You Fall Victim To It

Medical Malpractice And What You Need To Know If You Fall Victim To It 2

Medical malpractice lawsuits are some of the most emotionally and legally challenging cases anyone can take, and yet such events are involved in as many as 20,000 lawsuits annually – plus leading to or causing the deaths of as many as 10 per cent of deaths in the US. They are complex cases that do …

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When Can You Sue for Medication Errors?

When Can You Sue for Medication Errors? 3

  Medication errors in the United States are common, with around 100,000 reports of suspected medication errors, according to the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA reports the errors based on reports from drug companies, healthcare professionals and consumers, which come via MedWatch, the FDA’s safety information and adverse event reporting program. A medication …

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A Guide to Personal Injury Compensation – What Can You Claim?

A Guide to Personal Injury Compensation - What Can You Claim? 4

Personal injury compensation claims are more common than anyone might like or expect, with the most common being auto accidents, but including medical malpractice, wrongful death, product liability, slip and fall and others. Such claims abound.  According to the National Center for Health Statistics, almost 31 million Americans  receive medical treatment as a result of …

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5 Things To Know Before Filing a Medical Malpractice Case

A few years ago a news report from MSNBC reported that medical malpractice was the third-leading cause of death in America, with the report saying that a John Hopkins study claiming that more than 250,000 people die every year from medical errors while some reports said that number could be as high as 440,000. Whatever …

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