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Understanding Pharmacy Errors and When to File a Claim

Published in Medical Malpractice on September 21, 2022

Whether you are suffering from an illness or injury, doctor-prescribed medications are often the best cure to help you feel better and heal. Patients put a lot of trust into the pharmacists who handle the prescription drugs that are meant to help them recover. Unfortunately, despite pharmacists undergoing years of training, pharmacy errors may still…

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8 Commonly Misdiagnosed Medical Conditions in Massachusetts

Published in Medical Malpractice on September 7, 2022

When a person is in need of medical care, they put their trust into the doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals who will perform the necessary procedures. Unfortunately, even though medical professionals undergo extensive training, mistakes can still occur. One of the most common forms of medical negligence in Massachusetts is the misdiagnosis of medical…

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When Should I Call a Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Massachusetts?

Published in Medical Malpractice on June 15, 2022

Medical professionals can make mistakes while treating you. While doctors and nurses cannot guarantee that you will recover, they are responsible for giving you the best possible treatment. If proper care is not taken, patients can suffer from preventable medical errors, resulting in significant injuries, substantial complications, and even death. After recognizing these signs, you…

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Umbilical Cord Prolapse Birth Injury Claims

Published in Medical Malpractice on December 11, 2021

Umbilical cord prolapse is a dangerous condition that can occur during the birth process. Prolapse can lead to death or serious injury if it is not promptly diagnosed and treated.  If a medical provider failed to appropriately monitor a child during birth, you might have grounds for a medical malpractice claim.  What is Umbilical Cord…

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The Most Common Prescription Drug Errors in Boston

Published in Medical Malpractice on June 3, 2020

Prescription medications are critical to the well-being of millions of patients in the US. It is every prescribing doctor’s legal responsibility to properly order medications according to a patient’s unique needs, just as it is every pharmacy’s duty to correctly fill and administer prescriptions. Unfortunately, many entities in the health care industry fail to meet…

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What Is the Difference Between Negligence and Malpractice?

Published in Medical Malpractice on May 10, 2020

A civil lawsuit after an incident that causes an injury often aims to prove the at-fault party’s (defendant’s) negligence or malpractice. These terms both describe shortcomings by the defendant that allegedly caused the victim’s injuries and damages, and are often used interchangeably. On a technical level, however, negligence and malpractice are two different things. While…

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What Is Infant Cephalohematoma? 

Published in Child Injury, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury on November 23, 2018

A child can sustain injuries in many ways during the birth process, and an uncommon but potentially dangerous condition that can result from a birth injury is infant cephalohematoma. This condition occurs in about 2% of all live births in the United States. While it is not definitively fatal or life-threatening, it may still cause…

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What Constitutes Medical Malpractice?

Published in Medical Malpractice on October 20, 2015

When you require medical care, the course of your treatment is the last thing you want to worry about. While physicians and other medical professionals are rigorously trained to prevent mishaps, sometimes accidents occur. When a physician or other medical professional fails to provide adequate care, it is known as medical malpractice. There are several…

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