Disabilities from Medical Malpractice Incidents Can Cost Millions of Dollars Over a Lifetime

The negligence of a doctor, nurse, anesthesiologist or some other medical professional can have any number of grave consequences. While statistics show that roughly 200,000 people die each year because of bad medical care, as many as 20 times more suffer from errors but live with them. In some cases, patients become permanently disabled because […]

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Is Low Testosterone Treatment a ‘Miracle Drug’ or an Unacceptable Risk for Men?

There’s no question about it: the popularity of testosterone medication has exploded over the past decade. Sales of low testosterone treatment products have been booming thanks in no small part to aggressive marketing tactics used by pharmaceutical companies. Hypogonadism – a clinically-defined testosterone deficiency – is a medical condition men are constantly reminded about during […]

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What You Should Know About OsmoPrep Tablets and Life-Threatening Kidney Conditions

Colonoscopies are important examinations used to diagnose colon cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, and unexplained changes in bowel habit. Recommended every ten years for patients age 50 and over, these procedures involve up to three days of advance preparation that include an altered diet and increased fluid intake. Oftentimes, patients are ordered to take oral sodium […]

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When Will the United States Catch Up on Actos Regulation?

A quick visit to Takeda Pharmaceuticals official website may lead visitors to believe their products – including controversial type II diabetes medication Actos (pioglitazone) – are manufactured by a corporation “committed to better health for individuals.” While many have used these products without experiencing harmful side effects, a large enough percentage of patients have suffered […]

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More Questions than Answers after West Virginia Chemical Spill

In January 2014, a chemical spill at Charleston’s Freedom Industries contaminated the water supply for close to 300,000 West Virginians. The spill made national headlines due in part to a lack of information about hazards that the chemical (known as 4-methylcyclohexane methanol or “MCHM”) presents to humans and due to the lack of oversight from […]

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Overcrowded Hospitals May Be Dangerous to Your Health

Some hospitals in the nation are running close to maximum capacity, raising concerns over overcrowding and hospital errors. Are these overcrowded hospitals linked to medical malpractice lawsuits? Medical malpractice attorneys say that doctors, nurses and others working in high pressure environments may be more prone to making mistakes in an overcrowded facility. Medical negligence lawyers […]

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Three women who were released from prison on Monday after spending more than a decade behind bars Breaking News462

SAN ANTONIO, Texas Cassandra Rivera, center, relaxes with her mother and brother on Nov. 19 in San Antonio, Texas, one day after being released from prison. Other moments have been more bittersweet. Ramirez said her mother told her about her dad’s final moments three years ago when he died at age 84. Ramirez had been […]

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What Are the Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice?

Every day, people check into hospitals and put their lives in the hands of doctors, nurses, anesthesiologists and other medical professionals. While most people receive competent treatment, a shockingly high percentage of patients are injured due to medical mistakes made by the professionals. According to a 2010 study by the Office of Inspector General for […]

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5 Common Causes of Head-On Car Crashes in Texas – And How to Avoid Them

Experienced San Antonio, TX auto accident attorneys know just how serious head-on car accidents are in Texas. Head-on accidents nationwide normally account for only 2 percent of all traffic accidents each year. However, head-on collisions cause more than 10 percent of all motor vehicle fatalities. Such statistics come as no surprise to car accident lawyers […]

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I’ve Been In An Accident And Can’t Work: Can A Disability Lawyer Help?

One of the most stressful, frustrating and confusing parts of dealing with an accident can be your inability to return to work and make money. It’s a kind of Catch-22 situation. If you are disabled or you are suffering from a serious illness, you likely will need money to pay for medical bills, rehabilitation, and […]

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