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Medical Malpractice

Sepsis and Health Malpractice

13th April 2011
Sepsis is a severe infection in a patient\'s bloodstream that can be contracted throughout surgical treatment or any invasive method where the blood is susceptible. Even though it is unclear as to how specifically sepsis is spread, there are particular el...
Author: Marcel Rivas
Medical Malpractice

Medical Malpractice - Bacterial Meningitis

22nd November 2010
Physicians are entrusted with the well-being of their patients. But sometimes even doctors make mistakes. These mistakes may sometimes be relatively minor. However there are times that they can be the cause of permanent injuries or even death. These m...
Author: Wendy Moyer
Medical Malpractice

$3.875 Million Settlement For Newborn's Brain Injury When Pediatrician Did not Realize Child Had GBS

23rd June 2010
An expectant mother who is a carrier of the group b streptococcus may transfer the bacteria to her baby during labor even when the mother does not present any symptoms. Studies demonstrate that from about 25% of pregnant women are colonized with group b s...
Author: J. Hernandez