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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.

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Legislation Pushing For Cap On Medical Malpractice Claims

Federal lawmakers are quietly trying to push through legislation that will create a $250,000 federal cap on the amount a jury can award in a medical malpractice case. And more than 30 states having caps on damages.

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Birth Injury Verdict Further Screws Child

A jury awarded $13 million to the parents of a baby who was left with limited use of her arm following birth trauma. This verdict is that it will be significantly reduced since Michigan places a cap on damages.

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Bill to Eliminate Patient Safety Passes House – Time to Notify Senate to Vote NO on HR 1215

If the Bill passed by the House is approved in the Senate, your patient safety rights and ability to sue for medical negligence may be severely limited or eliminated.

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Update On The Firm

After joining Gage Mathers, Joseph D’Aguanno expanded the scope of his practice to focus on helping victims of various forms of negligence obtain justice and fair compensation for their injuries.

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Arizona Legislature And Insurance Companies

If someone in Arizona is the victim of an automobile crash, they will later be victimized by the health care providers that treated them. It does not matter if you have health insurance.

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5 Tools Medical Malpractice Lawyers Use

Being a lawyer is tough. Being a medical malpractice lawyer can be daunting. You need to know the rules of civil procedure and the laws that govern torts, liens, insurance, evidence, privilege, and even bankruptcy.

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Drowsy driving a leading cause of car accidents

Perhaps you were commuting in Southwest Arizona and got into an accident due to a negligent driver. You may have suffered a brain injury or another catastrophic injury…

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More lawsuits filed over Kobe Bryant helicopter crash

Two more wrongful death lawsuits have been filed over the January helicopter crash that killed retired Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter, and seven other people.

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AAA: red-light running crash deaths have hit 10-year high

Red-light running crashes accounted for 939 of the more than 40,000 traffic deaths in 2017. According to a AAA report, this is the highest that the number has been in 10 years. Why is this number so high?