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Ryan M. Springer

Ryan Springer’s Legal Guides

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  • Utah Medical Malpractice: Surgical Error

    During a surgical procedure, you trust your health to a team of health care professionals who must work together in concert to provide competent and dependable care. If even one member of that team is negligent, then it will be you and your family that will suffer the physical an...

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  • Utah Medical Malpratice: Fact & Fiction of "Malpractice Reform"

    The year isn't even over, and so far, Ive had over a hundred Texans contact me and ask for me to help them file a medical malpractice case in their home state. My license and practice are in Utahso why are they calling me? Texas is a big place, so why cant they find a lawyer to...

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  • Utah Medical Malpractice: Heart Attack Misdiagnosis

    When you go to the hospital or to a doctor, you have the right to expect that you will receive appropriate treatment. All too often, doctors disregard chest pains, arm pain, shortness of breath and other symptoms of a heart attack. Instead of receiving appropriate treatment, pati...

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  • Utah Medical Malpractice: The Thin Line Between Negligence and Crime

    Attorneys for a Utah physician convicted of distributing opiate narcotics to his patients for no legitimate medical purpose have asked the court to dismiss the case based on accusations of prosecutorial misconduct. You can read the article here. This case illustrates just how thi...

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  • Utah Malpractice Law: Aortic Dissections can be a Fatal Misdiagnosis

    The aorta is the largest artery in the body. It starts from the left ventricle of the heart, and extends down to the abdomen, where it branches off into smaller arteries. The aorta itself has two walls: an outer wall and an inner wall. An aortic dissection occurs when a tear i...

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  • Adding Insult to Injury: More on the Medical Malpractice Myth

    "Justice," as Thomas Jefferson said, "is the fundamental law of society." Every election cycle, politicians and insurance lobbyists pepper the newspapers with calls for lawsuit "reform." Invariably, these so-called reforms have one objective: to deprive individuals of the rig...

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  • Undiagnosed Postoperative Infections - A Fatal Mistake

    Infections are a relatively common complication associated with almost any surgical procedure. Sometimes infections can occur even despite the best efforts of doctors and hospital staff. If a postoperative infection does occur, however, it is necessary for health care provide...

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  • Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death

    The death of a loved one is devastating. When that death was caused by the actions of another it can be difficult to deal with. The law calls these situations wrongful death. While we at G. Eric Nielson Associates cannot ease the pain of dealing with your loss, we can minimi...

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  • Utah Medical Malpractice Law: Know Your Rights

    "All courts shall be open, and every person, for an injury done to him in his person, property or reputation, shall have remedy by due course of law, which shall be administered without denial or unnecessary delay; and no person shall be barred from prosecuting or defending b...

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  • Breast Cancer Awareness

    For the past twenty five years, October has been recognized as Breast Cancer Awareness Month. From Facebook memes to athletic events, efforts to raise awarenes and funds for research are increasing. Although early detection has reduced mortality rates, data suggest that at lea...

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