What Kinds of Brain Injuries Are Caused by Medical Malpractice?

Brain Damage Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is a complex topic because it can refer to many different scenarios. However, each of those scenarios has at least one thing in common; a mistake was made that could have been prevented with a more experienced professional or closer attention to detail. In other words, malpractice occurs when medical professionals are negligent…

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My Child Sustained a Birth Injury, and I Don’t Know What to Do

Birth Injury Tennessee

Each year, roughly six in every 1,000 children born in the United States suffer a birth injury. These injuries lead children to suffer neurological disorders, developmental disorders, broken bones, or disorders that prevent a child from balancing, moving, or posturing. One of the most common birth injuries is Cerebral Palsy (CP). Hearing that your child…

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Walgreens Prescription Price Gouging Is Just Another Effect of Our Flawed Healthcare System

A recent story about an Arizona couple that faced steep prices for much-needed medication is making headlines. Corinne and Ken have been married for 38 years. Their world was recently rocked by Ken’s Alzheimer’s diagnosis. His doctor prescribed cognition medication called Donepezil; the drug helps with mood and memory, but doesn’t slow or stop the…

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Injuries and Death from Dangerous Medical Devices

According to FDA documentation, the Vagus Nerve Stimulator therapy system (VNS) was developed by Cyberonics, Inc. to treat patients with epilepsy or treatment-resistant depression. However, based on the results of a clinical study of more than 200 patients who had the device implanted and turned on, during the first three months none of the patients…

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iCompare Trial:  Unethical Work-Hour Limit Study Being Performed at Hospitals Putting Patients and Doctors at Risk

…Shhhhh it’s just putting everyone at risk, no one has to know. Fueled by greed and profits, the most recent attempt by the healthcare and insurance lobby has berthed a new egregiously unethical study that forces physician residents at 63 randomly chosen hospital facilities across the country to participate in a trial which pushes them…

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FDA Issues Safety Announcement about Severe Side Effects of Certain Antibiotics Called Fluoroquinolones

Last November, the US Food & Drug Administration convened a panel of experts to hear evidence regarding the dangers of fluoroquinolones, a group of antibiotics. The meeting came on the heels of a safety review of the drugs, which revealed that fluoroquinolones could cause severe and potentially permanent damage to muscles, tendons, joints, nerves, and…

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