Author Archives: Doug Lovenberg

Boston Medical Malpractice Actions: 5 Things to Think About First

Filing a lawsuit after being harmed by a medical professional is by no means the easiest thing to do. But in some cases, it may be the right thing to do. However, before you rush into legal action, consider these … Continue reading

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What Is an “Offer of Proof” in a Boston Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

One of the most essential reasons to work with a Boston medical malpractice attorney if you are a malpractice victim is for assistance in navigating the complicated legal system. To be sure, filing a medical malpractice claim is not as … Continue reading

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Melissa Rivers’ Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Settled

In September of 2014, Joan Rivers died at Yorkville Endoscopy after going into cardiac arrest. Rivers went into cardiac arrest, resulting in her death, while undergoing a routine medical procedure.   In 2015, Joan Rivers’ daughter, Melissa Rivers, filed a … Continue reading

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Plaintiffs of Medical Malpractice Suits May Be Able to Keep their Money

Subrogation refers to a legal doctrine where one party is allowed to recoup monetary funds for another after having fronted costs. Typically, subrogation is used to refer to the rights of insurance companies, who will often pay for patients’ services … Continue reading

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Transitions Out of Hospitals Dangerous for Patients

After a major surgery, procedure, or health crisis, a patient will be transferred out of the hospital to either their own home or a care facility. While this transfer should be done with a high degree of care to ensure … Continue reading

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Arsenic in Rice Cereals and Lawsuits Against Pediatricians

Most parents of infants use rice-based cereals and baby foods to transition their child from breast milk (or formula) to solid foods. And the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends just this – beginning with dry infant rice cereal, and then … Continue reading

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Can I File a Lawsuit Against an Alternative Health Practitioner?

When you seek care from a medical professional for a health concern, you’ll probably notice a set of letters next to the healthcare professional’s printed name. These letters – M.D., R.N., or N.P. – tell you that the person from … Continue reading

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Yeast Infection Drugs Associated with Miscarriages

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) recently announced that doctors should exercise caution in prescribing certain yeast infection drugs to pregnant woman, based on new evidence that highlights that the drugs may lead to miscarriage. Earlier studies of the … Continue reading

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Identifying Cancer Risks with Breast Tissue Density

Having more dense breasts is completely normally, and completely healthy. Despite this, however, it is a law in 25 states in the nation that, following a mammogram, women must be notified regarding the density of their breasts. The letters are … Continue reading

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C-Sections and Medical Malpractice

Cesareans, or C-sections, and their proliferation over the past 15 years have become an issue of increasing concern among patient safety advocates and medical professionals. Statistics indicate that the rate has increased by 50% during this period so that a … Continue reading

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