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What to Do if You Have Been Misdiagnosed

What to Do if You Have Been Misdiagnosed

If a misdiagnosis results in harm or injury to a patient, the patient can file a medical malpractice claim with […]

What Is Psychiatric Malpractice

What Is Psychiatric Malpractice

Psychiatric malpractice is a type of personal injury claim that covers negligence by mental health professionals, such as psychiatrists. Psychiatrists […]

How to File a Medical Malpractice Claim in Chicago

How to File a Medical Malpractice Claim in Chicago

Understanding how to file a medical malpractice claim in Chicago can help ensure that injured patients’ rights are protected, they […]

How Joint and Several Liability Impacts Medical Malpractice Cases in Chicago

How Joint and Several Liability Impacts Medical Malpractice Cases in Chicago

When more than one party is guilty of negligent actions, joint and several liability plays a role in medical malpractice […]

Identifying and Naming Defendants in a Medical Malpractice Suit

Identifying and Naming Defendants in a Medical Malpractice Suit

In medical malpractice lawsuits, identifying the defendant may be difficult because there may be more than one responsible party. Who’s […]

Recall Alert: Do You Take These Thyroid Medications?

Recall Alert: Do You Take These Thyroid Medications?

The Food and Drug Administration has recalled two types of thyroid medications linked to various side effects and health dangers, […]

Failure to Diagnose Spinal Cord Abscess

Failure to Diagnose Spinal Cord Abscess

The misdiagnosis of a spinal cord abscess could result in serious injury or death, which is why the failure to […]

Did Your Child Suffer Birth Defects After You Took Provigil or Nuvigil During Pregnancy?

Did Your Child Suffer Birth Defects After You Took Provigil or Nuvigil During Pregnancy?

The consumption of Provigil and/or Nuvigil during pregnancy may be responsible for cleft lips, cleft palate, heart defects, or microcephaly. In […]

Could Viagra Lower the Risk of Placental Insufficiency

Could Viagra Lower the Risk of Placental Insufficiency

Clinical trials show that Viagra given to expectant mothers may reduce placental insufficiency dangers, fetal distress, and emergency C-section birth […]

Undiagnosed Maternal Infections Can Cause Birth Injuries to Babies

Undiagnosed Maternal Infections Can Cause Birth Injuries to Babies

An undiagnosed or untreated maternal infection can be transmitted to the fetus during any stage of pregnancy or during the […]

Medical Malpractice Myths: Get the Facts

Medical Malpractice Myths: Get the Facts

Many myths about medical malpractice claims and lawsuits are supported by insurance companies looking to protect their financial interests. Myths […]