Stressed NurseA recent study, published in mid-January 2016 in Clinical Advisor and presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Anesthesiologists, sheds some positive light on the medical field: the number of medical malpractice claims filed against anesthesiologists is actually declining.

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Soldier salute. Silhouette on sunset sky. Army, military.Whether in Boston or Birmingham, San Diego or San Antonio, talk to nearly anyone, anywhere, and they’ll agree that America’s military members deserve the very best that the country has to offer. But while public opinion may be that we should do all we can to serve our military members and their families (just as they have served us), federal lawyers are quietly doing just the opposite. In fact, an ongoing battle to up the government’s sovereign immunity in medical malpractice claims is being pursued. If you are a U.S. military member who is also a victim of medical malpractice, the medical malpractice attorneys at Lovenberg & Associates, P.C. want to meet with you.
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There are some things that should never happen during a surgery. Unfortunately, these so-called “never events” are actually much more common than you would think; according to Johns Hopkins Medical Malpractice Study, never events happen at least 4,000 times per year. If you are the victim of a never event, attorney Douglas Lovenberg and the team at Lovenberg & Associates, P.C. can help you to file your medical malpractice claim for damages.

 

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Too many preventable medical errors occur each and every year in the United States. In terms of surgical errors that cause serious patient harm or death, approximately 4,000 occur each year. To reduce rates of medical errors that are caused by pure negligence, some have suggested requiring that cameras be placed in operating rooms, and mandating that surgeries be filmed. The Boston medical malpractice attorneys at Lovenberg & Associates, P.C. want to meet with you if a surgical error has caused you harm.

 

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In mid-October, 2015, a jury in Minnesota awarded an injured victim a settlement amount of $9.1 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit. The settlement was one of the largest in Minnesota’s history, trailing behind an $11 million settlement in in 2000, and a $22 million settlement in 1990. Medical malpractice attorney Douglas Lovenberg can help you to recover a fair settlement amount if you too have been the victim of medical malpractice.

 

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So far in the year 2015 alone, there have been over 30 drugs recalled by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. These drugs are recalled for a variety of reasons, but often times because taking the drug can pose a risk to the consumer. The following considers who may be liable when a healthcare provider, such as a doctor, prescribes a drug with known dangerous side effects – the drug maker, or the doctor? For assistance in applying this question to your own unique case, consult with the Boston medical malpractice attorneys at Lovenberg & Associates, P.C.

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Swine Flu Fears Spread Throughout MexicoDoctors who treat patients for physical ailments are not the only ones who may act negligently, thereby causing a patient harm; mental health professionals, like psychologists, may act in a way that is unprofessional and outside of what is reasonable, too. When this occurs—and patient harm results—the affected person may be able to file a medical malpractice suit directly against the at-fault party. If you have been harmed due to a mental health professional’s actions, consult with the Boston medical malpractice attorneys at Lovenberg & Associates, P.C. today.

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Beautiful woman having massage.With the emergence of more medical spas through the Boston area and the U.S., questions are being raised about medical spas regulations, licensing, and whether or not medicals spas can be held liable for medical malpractice. If you have been treated at a medical spa in Massachusetts and have suffered harm, medical malpractice attorney Doug Lovenberg can represent you.
 
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depositphotos9198485m2015Blood thinners like Coumadin, Plavix, Xarelto and Pradaxa are surprisingly common medications used to treat a variety of medical problems. Heart problems like atrial fibrillation, blood clots and strokes represent some common problems for which blood thinners are used to treat. While blood thinners can be lifesaving medications, they are not without significant risk and danger. These medications lead to thousands of medical malpractice claims every year.

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Equipo de CirujanosDiseases, diagnoses, and surgeries can be a very scary thing for anyone involved, the last thing anyone wants is for something to go wrong during such a critical time. But what happens when that surgery goes go wrong? Or your doctor fails to diagnose you with something that is critical to your health? This is medical malpractice in a nutshell, and with the help from some of the best medical malpractice lawyers, you have the opportunity to be compensated and receive damages for the harm or injury you suffered.

 

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