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  • One common way that doctors miss cancer

    December 11, 2018

    While cancer awareness campaigns do a lot of good, the reality is that the general public is already fairly well aware of the danger cancer poses. It’s one of the leading killers in the United States, and it has many forms: skin cancer, ovarian cancer, colon cancer, lung cancer. Most people know someone who has […]

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  • Does your child have cerebral palsy? Early signs

    December 05, 2018

    Cerebral palsy is one of those disorders that does not always show up immediately. Doctors can identify potential risks and figure out which children may be more likely to have the disorder, but you may not know at the moment of birth if that is true. As such, it is important to look for early […]

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  • Did you survive a surgical error?

    October 24, 2018

    Undergoing any kind of surgery includes some risk, even if the procedure itself is not considered very risky. Many patients go in for routine procedures and emerge with even greater problems than before, while others may simply trade one malady for another, or may suffer serious long-term consequences for the error. Depending on the nature […]

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  • Can I sue my doctor for failing to diagnose my cancer?

    June 21, 2018

    When cancer strikes, one of the most valuable tools that a victim has to fight back against it is time. The longer that cancer remains undiagnosed and untreated, the longer that the disease has to spread throughout the body. This can lower victims’ chances of survival and increase the necessity for stronger and more invasive […]

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  • Who is responsible for birth injuries?

    June 19, 2018

    When your child suffers injuries as a part of the birth process, you may have grounds to file an injury or medical malpractice claim. Of course, this depends on the circumstances that lead to the injuries. While parents aren’t always able to avoid all birth defects or injuries, it is very possible that your baby’s […]

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  • When to include a hospital in your medical malpractice suit

    May 11, 2018

    After suffering injuries from medical malpractice, it is not always easy to determine who is liable for the harm and on the hook for compensating you fairly. In many cases, this may include the hospital where the injury occurred — but not always. Before you assume you can include the hospital in your claim, it […]

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  • Do breast cancer testing guidelines hurt minorities?

    April 21, 2018

    A new report shows that breast cancer screening guidelines that doctors use to determine which women they should screen for cancer were created based on data from only white females. This bias might unintentionally create the delayed diagnosis of breast cancer in many minorities. There are genetic and racial differences among patients that make some […]

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  • Cerebral palsy may be caused by a doctor’s negligence

    March 19, 2018

    Raising a child with cerebral palsy is a difficult journey for any parent, above and beyond what all parents face. Dealing with the issues of cerebral palsy can feel overwhelming to many parents, especially in the early months and years of the child’s life. If your child developed cerebral palsy at some point during your […]

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  • Did a doctor misdiagnose your breast cancer?

    January 08, 2018

    Breast cancer is a shockingly common ailment that affects an enormous portion of women throughout the country, in all walks of life. While breast cancer does develop in some men, it does so in fewer instances. Still, every single case of breast cancer is its own battle, and overcoming this disease is often far more […]

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