Day: May 21, 2014

Personal Injury Lawsuits: Tips for Bringing an Accident Claim in Ohio

Everything you do after your car accident can affect your potential personal injury lawsuit. Most people don’t realize how crucial the days, weeks, and months following an accident actually are to a case. The record will reflect any and all facts from the moments, sometime even hours, leading up to the collision until the resolution …

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Will medical malpractice increase as a result of new time restrictions on surgical residents?

After graduating from medical school, doctors have to learn how to practice medicine. In doing so, they go through a rigorous residency program where they have the opportunity to get hands-on experience treating patients while working under qualified medical professionals. For surgical residents specifically, these training hours are especially precious. Experience is the greatest teacher. …

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Cesarean Births: Can doctors force a woman to have a c-section?

Can doctors force a woman to have a cesarean birth? A spotlight was placed on this issue after a woman recently filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against a New York hospital and its doctors, claiming the doctors performed a c-section despite her clear refusal. With cesarean birth rates on the rise, many soon-to-be mothers are …

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Healthcare Reform Causing Dangerous Increase in Doctors’ Workload and Medical Errors

It has been reported over 30 million more Americans have health insurance as a result of new healthcare laws. Consequently, over 30 million more Americans are seeking treatment from the same pool of available doctors prior to this rapid increase. This means doctors are forced to take on many more patients, dramatically increasing their workload. …

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Medical Malpractice vs. Criminal Malpractice: Is Criminal Punishment Necessary?

When someone is injured or even killed as result of a medical mistake, a medical malpractice lawsuit is generally the only recourse. A constant debate wrestles with whether or not healthcare professionals should be prosecuted criminally for their medical mistakes. The thought is to send a stronger message to physicians about careless care. Medical patients …

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