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Ryan M. Springer

Ryan Springer’s Legal Guides

24 total

  • Utah Medical Malpractice: Birth Injuries

    When medical negligence causes harm to a baby, the emotional and economic consequences are catastrophic. You deserve to know your legal rights in pursuing a birth injury claim. Understanding Birth In

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  • Utah Medical Malpractice Cases: Understanding Discovery

    An explanation of one of the early stages of a medical negligence case in Utah, and why hiring the right attorney is important. Why Does It Take So Long? One of the most frustrating things for clients

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  • Utah Wrongful Death Law

    Utah is just one of four states with constitutions that specifically preclude any limitation on recovery in wrongful death suits. The Utah State Constitution expressly states that [t]he right of action to recover damages for injuries resulting in death shall never be abrogated, a...

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  • Utah Medical Malpractice Law: Lung Cancer

    The sooner lung cancer is diagnosed and treated, the better the prognosis. Lung cancer is one of the most common types of cancer. People over the age of 50 are at an increased risk of lung cancer. According to the American Cancer Society, tobacco use causes more than 80 percent...

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  • Utah Malpractice Law: Gentamicin Q&A

    Q. What is Gentamicin? A. Gentamicin is a potent, yet highly toxic antibiotic belonging to a class of drugs called aminoglycosides. It is used in the treatment of bacterial infections affecting the skin, bone, lungs, joints, stomach, urinary tract, or blood. It is administered ei...

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  • Utah Personal Injury: Life Care Plans

    One of the primary reasons anybody brings a personal injury suit is to ensure that the negligent party is held accountable for future medical and other needs that were caused by the injury. In some casesespecially those involving spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, or other per...

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  • Utah Medical Malpractice Law: Understanding Noneconomic Damage Caps

    For many years, the State of Utah has placed limits on how much injured patients can recover for their medical malpractice cases. The law, found at Utah Code Ann. 78B-3-410, states that non-economic damages may not exceed $450,000 for injuries that occur after May 15, 2010 (ther...

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  • Utah Medical Malpractice - Stages of Breast Cancer

    One of the first things to understand about a breast cancer case is staging. Breast cancer stages range from 0 to IV, with many subcategories. Lower numbers indicate earlier stages of cancer, while higher numbers reflect late-stage cancers. If a doctor waits too long to order th...

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  • Utah Medical Malpractice: When Doctors Lie to Patients

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  • Utah Medical Malpractice: The Real Crisis

    Politicians and special interest lobbyists love to use the spectre of a "medical malpractice crisis" to justify taking away constitutional rights to jury trials in health care negligence cases. But the real crisis is not some imaginary explosion in "frivolous lawsuits" or "lotter...

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