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Prescription Of Opioids Presents Medical Malpractice Risk

The use of pain medication in the U.S. is alarming. The medical malpractice risk arises because these powerful pain medications are highly addictive, even after short-term use.

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Physician Insurance Companies Peddle False Narratives

Lobbyists for doctors and their insurers met to draft an overhaul of the nation’s medical malpractice laws. The legislation proposed strict limits on damages for the people most victimized by preventable medical errors.  

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Oppose Hr 1215 Protect Victims Rights

The American Bar Association penned a letter to the House Judiciary Committee expressing opposition to HR 1215. They are working to protect victims’ rights to hold wrongdoers accountable.

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Medical Negligence

In Arizona, juries are instructed that medical negligence is the failure to comply with the applicable “standard of care.” Are doctors allowed to make mistakes?  Yes, sometimes.  Some mistakes are considered acceptable.

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Medical Malpractice Victims Continue To Be Victimized

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would victimize medical malpractice victims and protect the health care providers who injured them. H.R. 1215 passed by the slimmest of margins. But I am not comforted…

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Medical Malpractice Trials Are Not Easy

Reports on medical negligence cases ignore the most important thing, all the hard work and preparation that went into the trial. Good trial lawyers take their strategies and infuse them with simple, easy-to-follow themes.

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Medical Malpractice Risks Require Heightened Awareness

Medical Malpractice is a prolific problem in Arizona and the United States. Many times doctors, nurses, and other health care providers are careless, and sometimes even reckless.

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Medical Malpractice Lawsuits Not the Problem

The problem with our health care system is careless doctors and the system that protects them. When plaintiffs with real injuries fail to receive adequate compensation from doctors who injured them, they are further victimized.

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Medical Malpractice Case Review Failure Follow

Understand medical malpractice cases by looking at the facts. This post looks at potential explanations for preventable errors. I say potential explanations because rarely, if ever, do we know why a doctor was negligent.

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Medical Malpractice Case Review Bad Assumptions

Operating on the wrong extremity. Leaving a piece of equipment inside a patient after surgery. Failing to diagnose an illness. These are among the most common types of medical negligence taking place today.

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Medical Malpractice Case Review – Multiple Biases

Often the PCP concentrates on the common symptoms to the exclusion of the unusual, but significant, complaint. This could be the result of several biases: confirmation bias, rush-to-solve bias, and overconfidence bias.

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Medical Malpractice Basics

Many victims of medical malpractice cannot find a lawyer to take their case because the recovery will barely cover litigation costs. Thus, the negligent health care provider is never held accountable for their malpractice.

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Hospital Execs Alleged Manipulations Costing Patients

Questionable executive management decisions and preventable medical errors increase health care costs. The increases come from trying to fix the problems caused by negligence. 

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Pushing For Transparency From Health Care Providers

How often do you check user reviews before buying an item on Amazon or other sites? Why should health care be different? Arizona allows hospitals and doctors to hide behind the “peer review” protections.