Pediatric Malpractice

When a child is sick or injured, parents will do what needs to be done to protect their child and obtain the medical care that they need. Unless it is a medical emergency, most parents turn to their child’s pediatrician to provide an accurate diagnosis and recommend the best course of treatment. However, if a » Read More

Radiology Errors Account for Large Percentage of Medical Malpractice Claims

Radiologists use medical imaging techniques, like magnetic resonance imaging (MRIs), X-rays, and positron emission tomography (PET), to diagnose and treat a range of diseases. If a radiologist makes a medical error, either due to a missed finding, a failure to review other imaging, a failure to detect an abnormality, or any other type of error, » Read More

Raising Awareness on the Dangers of Sepsis  

Sepsis is an extremely dangerous, potentially life-threatening condition that claims the lives of 258,000 Americans each year. If there is a serious infection somewhere in the body, the immune system can go into overdrive trying to fight the infection. In some cases, rather than fighting the infection, the immune system releases toxic chemicals into the » Read More

Health Implications Due to the Lack of Female Emergency Room Doctors

According to research from the American Heart Association, heart disease is the number one cause of fatality in men and women in the United States. Unfortunately, women are less likely to survive a heart attack than men. A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Minnesota examined the health outcomes of female heart » Read More

Report Reveals Troubling Statistics About Maternal Fatality Rates

Considering the fact that the United States is one of the wealthiest countries in the world, you might assume that it also provides exceptional health care, particularly when it comes to prenatal care and child birthing. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. According to an investigation by USA Today, the United States is the » Read More