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Cataract Surgery Complications & Malpractice

What Are Cataracts? A cataract is a clouding of the lens of the eye which adversely affects a person’s vision. Generally speaking, cataracts are seen primarily in older people, and, in fact, by age 80, more than half of all Americans have either had surgery to correct a cataract, or have an uncorrected cataract. While a [...]

Pennsylvania Widower Alleges That Wife’s Brain Hemorrhage Was Malpractice

Brain Hemorrhage Malpractice Accusation A Pennsylvania widower has accused a local Willow Grove medical facility and its doctors of medical malpractice which resulted in the death of his wife from a subarachnoid hemorrhage. On August 28, 2016, Anne Springfield was admitted to the Emergency Department at Abington Memorial Hospital with generalized aches and fever. Doctors prescribed [...]

When Surgeons Operate on the Wrong Body Part | Surgical Checklist

What happens when a doctor performs the wrong surgery? Or removes the wrong organ? Or operates on the wrong patient? While this may seem like the stuff of science fiction or movies, sadly that is not the case. Serious and often life-threatening surgical errors often occur in operating rooms across the country. In fact, statistics show [...]

Surgery Errors – “Never Events” Should NEVER Happen

Every day thousands of surgeries occur across the country in hospitals and outpatient clinics. These surgeries range from routine procedures such as tonsillectomies, to more serious and potentially life-threatening open heart surgeries and brain surgeries. Whenever you or someone you love is undergoing a surgical procedure, you place a great deal of trust in the surgeon [...]

10 Most Commonly Medical Misdiagnosed Illnesses

You would probably be very surprised to know how high your risk of a medical misdiagnosis really is. A recent study found that more than twelve million American adults may have been affected by diagnostic errors–that's one out of every twenty patients. Further, at least 50 percent of these misdiagnosis errors are potentially very harmful. Patients [...]

Plastic Surgery Liability – When Things Goes Wrong

There are certain risks inherent in all surgeries. In nearly every case, your surgeon and his or her medical team are experienced, skilled, and properly trained. Unfortunately, in a small percentage of surgical procedures, something goes wrong. While in some cases that "something" may be nobody's fault, and would have been unavoidable no matter who performed [...]

Medical Injuries Resulting From Sinus Surgery

Patients often undergo sinus surgery after antibiotic therapy, allergy treatments, and/or environmental control have failed to resolve a lasting infection of their sinuses. The surgery is meant to clear the patient's airways. These procedures open up, and unblock, a patient's sinuses, allowing mucus to drain out, and air to flow through the sinuses unimpeded. Sinus surgery [...]

Plastic Surgery Complications, Injuries & Malpractice Lawsuits

Appearance is very important to many Americans. In fact, a major consideration for people who undergo cosmetic surgical procedures, or plastic surgery, it is to improve their own happiness by improving their appearance. Patients expect to look and feel better following cosmetic surgery. However, medical mistakes can leave patients feeling cheated, embarrassed, and helpless. Plastic Surgery, [...]

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