Tag archive: malpractice

Negligence Claims for Medical Trauma

Medical trauma is one of the lesser-known faces of medical negligence, and it occurs often in emergency rooms because the doctors work under stressful conditions and have to treat many patients; it can range from physical injury to failure to diagnose, or a delay in diagnose, resulting in death sometimes.

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What to do About Misdiagnosis

If you have been misdiagnosed and are looking to file a medical negligence lawsuit, you must know that misdiagnosis by itself is not malpractice, and is not punishable by law unless you prove that misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis lead to a worsening of your condition.

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Suing for Negligence

Suing for negligence is not an easy task, especially since tort reform; in an attempt to protect doctors and hospitals, they’ve made it more difficult for people to lodge claims, but also in order to avoid the numerous costs of considering all the claims that are just exaggerations.

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What is Professional Negligence?

Professional negligence occurs when a professional, such as a lawyer or a doctor, fails to offer the right aid to a client or customer, or when they inadvertently act in a way that causes damage to the patient; this falls under the duty of care category, as specified in common law.

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Types of Negligence Cases

There are numerous types of negligence cases, but those listed here are the most common; it is important to be aware of them so we can try to avoid them, or at least be able to recognize them if they occur and react in an appropriate manner.

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Finding a Good Medical Negligence Solicitor

Finding a good medical negligence solicitor is an essential step when you’re in the process of making a malpractice claim, because he or she will be your representative throughout this and you will have to be able to trust them and feel comfortable and relaxed with them.

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How to Make a Claim for Medical Negligence

Those who want to learn how to make a claim for medical negligence should know that this is not an easy task, which is why they have to be certain that the negligence occurred and that it led to injury or damages, of physical or mental nature, and even of financial one.

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How to Define Malpractice and Recognize It

Those interested in finding a definition of malpractice should know that it is an instance where a professional acts with negligence or incompetence which leads to harm and damage for the patient; what is difficult however, is proving that negligence in court.

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