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COVID-19 Vaccine Injuries & Possible Compensation

Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Have Long-Term Side Effects? President Biden says all US adults could access COVID-19 vaccines by the end of May, which is significantly ahead of schedule. Whether or not this speculation holds true in two months, the bottom line is vaccines are on the way. Millions of Americans have already received at least one dose, and...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Medical Malpractice

What You Need to Know About the U.S. Opioid Crisis

Opioids are a type of drug derived from alkaloid morphine, an incredibly addictive analgesic medicine derived from the opium poppy. Morphine is processed chemically to produce heroin and other synthetic opioids for medicinal and illegal recreational use. Pharmaceutical companies in the late 1990s began reassuring the medical community opioids were not as addictive and patients would not abuse the...

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| Read Time: < 1 minute | Medical Malpractice

The Dangers of Medication Errors

If you visit the doctor for an illness or injury, you’re likely to be unimpressed by the harried medical professionals and crowded office environment. Good luck if you don’t have an appointment! Unfortunately, this familiar scenario is the perfect environment for medication errors to prosper. Overworked and stressed medical staffers are often unable to devote the necessary time and...

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| Read Time: 2 minutes | Medical Malpractice

Prescription Errors and Medical Malpractice: Who is Liable?

While many of us think of mistakes made on the operating table when we think of medical malpractice, it actually encompasses far more than that, including prescription errors. These types of errors are often so severe that they can sometimes lead to irreparable harm or even death. Like any other medical malpractice case, prescription errors revolve around medical negligence....

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4 Signs of Hospital Negligence

Patients unknowingly suffer from hospital negligence every day. Do you know the signs and indicators to look for? Below, we list 4 of the most common signs, and we explain how to file a claim if you or a loved one have suffered. 1.Bedsores Also known as pressure ulcers, bedsores are blister-like marks on the skin that form when someone has...

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Can I Sue the Doctor for Misdiagnosis?

After suffering an injury or illness, obtaining the right medical care typically depends on initially getting the correct diagnosis. Unfortunately, a significant number of medical malpractice lawsuits derive from the misdiagnosis, delayed diagnosis, or lack of diagnosis of a medical condition. Misdiagnosis may involve the following actions: Failure to screen for a specific medical condition Failure to refer a...

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