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Ask for copies of your medical records. Getting copies of your records is an important first step. Getting the records quickly will make sure that they don't get misplaced or lost. If you have... more
Written by attorney Eric Purchase.
An overview of one of the most common areas for tragic medical mistakes: medication and doseage errors. Discover the most common medication error; who is responsible; and what you can do to protect... more
Written by attorney Timothy O'Hare.
1 in 7 Medicare patients experience serious harm because of medical errors and hospital infections each year, and 180,000 patients die, according to a November 2010 study by the Department of Health... more
Written by attorney Timothy Manchin.
You may have heard a number of myths about doctors, medical malpractice, and the civil justice system. Here are 8 Facts regarding medical malpractice claims in the United States. 1. Medical... more
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