Category Archives: Boston Medical Malpractice Lawyer

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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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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The Myth of the Frivolous Malpractice Suit

Some of the most commonly held beliefs in the healthcare debates is that medical malpractice lawsuits are the reason why medical costs are high, insurance premiums have skyrocketed, students no longer want to be doctors and lawyers are profiting enormously. … Continue reading

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Burn Injury Malpractice

Burns are among the most painful injuries anyone can incur. You can sustain burn injuries from a variety of sources including home or car fires, heating devices, chemicals, radiation or electricity.   When being treated at a hospital or out-patient … Continue reading

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Pfizers $60 Million Dollar Problem

Pharmaceutical companies are some of the largest conglomerates in the world with annual profits in the billions of dollars. One of the largest is Pfizer, which is based in New York and has subsidiaries around the world. Unfortunately, its overseas … Continue reading

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Hospital Mistakes by the Numbers: 440,000 Per Year

Hospitals are a necessity, of course. Communities want more of them and people in rural areas where there are no hospitals will often travel hundreds of miles to the nearest facility to obtain the needed care. There is no doubt … Continue reading

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When Doctors Perform 2 Surgeries

If you have ever had surgery, did you even consider that your surgeon may have been performing another surgery at the same time? Most patients do not know this for the simple reason that the doctor and hospital are not … Continue reading

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Who May Be Held Liable in a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

  In a medical malpractice case, there is often one clear player who is at fault for the medical mistake. Most typically, it’s a doctor or surgeon. As such, when a plaintiff considers filing a medical malpractice suit, they will … Continue reading

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5 Steps to take If You Believe that Malpractice Has Occurred

Many people do not have a clear understanding of what their rights are in regards to medical care and treatment. As such, when a doctor makes an error and the patient suffers harm, the individual is often unsure of what … Continue reading

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