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Medical Errors Are Third Leading Cause of Deaths in U.S.
It might come as a surprise to learn that, just behind heart disease and cancer, errors in the medical field are the leading cause of death in the United States. A new study by Drs. Makary and Daniel and Johns...
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Medical Malpractice Costs Lives
If you or someone you love has been injured at the hands of a medical professional, you probably do not think your situation is a “frivolous” one. Despite the number of injuries skyrocketing in our country due to medical malpractice,...
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Medical Errors Could Be Third Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.
According to a study in Journal of Patient Safety, “A New, Evidence-based Estimate of Patient Harms Associated with Hospital Care,” deaths from medical errors in the U.S. may be between 210,000 and 440,000 patients each year. These numbers suggest that...
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Supporting the Troy and Alana Pack Patient Safety Act
Medical malpractice in the United States is a much bigger problem than most citizens are aware of. While in 1984 it was estimated that 98,000 Americans per year died from medical errors, today that number is somewhere between 200,000 and...
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Death Toll from Medical Negligence Reaches New High
by Brayton Purcell LLP Apr 2, 2014 Medical Malpractice Do you put complete trust in your doctor? Many patients who are admitted to hospitals believe that the medical professional in charge of their treatment is providing it in a competent...
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