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FDA Puts Black Box Warning on Essure Birth Control Device

Las Vegas, NV- Last week, the Federal Drug Administration issued a black box warning for the Essure birth control device which is manufactured by Bayer. That is the strongest warning issued by the federal agency and came in the wake of numerous complaints from women who experienced a range of complications from the device.

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By |March 21st, 2016|Medical Malpractice News|0 Comments

Medical Malpractice and Failed Back Surgery: Children May Be Silent Victims

Children whose parents suffer from chronic pain face unique challenges. According to the Journal of Pediatric Nursing these children often face challenges understanding and contextualizing their parent’s pain and may not always receive the community support they need and deserve. When a parent’s pain stems from medical malpractice or a failed back surgery, contextualizing a […]

By |July 31st, 2015|Medical Malpractice News|0 Comments

Planned Parenthood Be Liable for Medical Malpractice Lawsuits if it Mishandled Abortions to Preserve Fetuses for Research

An anti-abortion group recently released a video in which a Planned Parenthood official discussed some unorthodox methods for aborting a fetus. These methods, while not standard medical practice, were noted to be effective in preserving fetal tissue for research. The Washington Post notes that Planned Parenthood has been facing allegations of benefiting financially from the […]

By |July 22nd, 2015|Medical Malpractice News|0 Comments

Racial Inequality in Patient Care—When Medical Malpractice is the Result of Racism

 

 

Lack of access to health insurance, poverty, and patterns of medical errors in facilities that serve lower-income communities result in racial minorities being subject to more instances of medical malpractice.

According to the Center for Justice and Democracy, policies that place limits on patient’s rights and make it more difficult for individuals to pursue medical malpractice […]

By |July 8th, 2015|Medical Malpractice News|0 Comments

What Factors Lead to a Family’s Decision to Sue for Medical Malpractice Following a Birth Injury?

 

 

Every year many infants die or suffer permanent injuries as a result of medical malpractice. Yet, not all families make the decision to seek justice for their children’s injuries, even when they may be entitled to large compensatory amounts. Why is this the case? The medical bills and rehabilitative or nursing care that children sometimes […]

By |July 2nd, 2015|Medical Malpractice News|0 Comments

Which Medical Errors are Most Common?

 

At the end of April, a Miami, Florida family was recently awarded $7.5 million in a medical malpractice lawsuit against two surgeons from South Florida. WSVN 7 News reports that the woman underwent brain surgery under the recommendation of her doctors. However, the courts found that the surgery wasn’t required, and the surgeons didn’t notice […]

By |May 19th, 2015|Medical Malpractice News|0 Comments

New York Medical Malpractice Attorney Abraham Jaros

One of the most difficult things about a malpractice claim is understanding whether or not any malpractice has occurred.  After all, most of us go to experts, like doctors, because we are not doctors and we do not have the necessary medical background to diagnose and treat disease.  We rely upon a doctor’s assertion that […]

By |April 27th, 2015|Medical Malpractice News|0 Comments

Doctors May Soon Have More Protection Against Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

The bill hasn’t been criticized widely in the media, but its implications for certain patients’ rights may be immense, particularly for patients who use Medicare, Medicaid, and the Affordable Care Act. The language of the bill would require the government to rate the quality of care provided by federal health programs, but would not allow […]

By |April 21st, 2015|Medical Malpractice News|0 Comments

Birth Injuries, Medical Malpractice, and A Woman’s Right to Make Choices for Herself and Her Child

Birth injury often refers to injuries sustained by the fetus as a result of childbirth. While serious birth injuries and trauma are quite rare thanks to raised standards of medical care, according to the Merck Manual, some mild bruising of the baby’s head due to the use of forceps in delivery is actually quite common […]

By |March 25th, 2015|Medical Malpractice News|0 Comments

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