KFDA – NewsChannel 10 / Amarillo News, Weather, Sports The Department of Veterans Affairs has launched a website to show VA clinic wait times. The new website was introduced this week, where both new and existing patients in the United States can view clinic wait times and ratings comparing clinics to other existing health care … Continue reading Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney Offers Free Consultations: New VA Website Shows Area Clinic Wait Times for Patients
Bloomberg News (3/28, Fisk, Feeley, 2.41M) reports that Johnson & Johnson “had a year for the record books – it lost six of 2016’s seven largest jury verdicts in the US over product defect claims,” with 2017 possibly holding more of the same. According to Bloomberg, J&J “is facing at least 17 trials in state … Continue reading Amarillo Product Liability Attorney offers Free Consultations: Johnson & Johnson had “year for the record books” with product liability claims in 2016.
Computerized prescriber order entry systems and pharmacy systems are the most commonly reported factors contributing to medication errors in Pennsylvania healthcare facilities, data shows. Although health IT tools can help prevent patient safety problems, they can also lead to significant patient safety errors if they’re not used correctly, finds research from the Pennsylvania Patient Safety … Continue reading Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Half of Medication Errors Involve CPOE, Data Shows
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Gilbert Kwok with his son Zachary, who was born prematurely on Aug. 1. His wife, Amy Lam, died less than 12 hours after giving birth. “When the boys ask me what happened, how do I answer them?” said Mr. Kwok, who also has a 3-year-old son. Photo provided by New Your Times. After Amy Lam … Continue reading Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney offers Free Consultations: A Woman Dies After Childbirth, and Her Husband Asks Why
Hospital in Monroe, New York. Photo provided by New York Times. You are about to give birth. Pregnancy has gone smoothly. The birth seems as if it will, too. It’s one baby, in the right position, full term, and you’ve never had a cesarean section — in other words, you’re at low risk for complications. … Continue reading Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney offers Free Consultations: Reducing Unnecessary C-Section Births
Photo provided by New York Times. We like to think that bad and good medicine are easy to distinguish. A huge construct of education, licensure and regulation depends on that single, simple premise. And yet, perhaps more often than not, the good and the bad swirl together like cream poured into coffee, almost impossible to … Continue reading Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney offers Free Consultations: When Good Medicine Mixes with Bad
Image provided by Google Images. One percent of all doctors account for 32 percent of all paid malpractice claims, and the more often a doctor is sued, the more likely he or she will be sued again. Researchers analyzed 10 years of paid malpractice claims using the National Practitioner Data Bank, a federal government database … Continue reading Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney offers Free Consultations: Doctors Who Get Sued Are Likely to Get Sued Again
A judge on Monday awarded $2.5 million to a military veteran who said that his now-terminal cancer would have been curable had the Veterans Administration hospital in Phoenix diagnosed it sooner. U.S. Magistrate Judge Michelle Burns ruled a nurse practitioner who found abnormalities in Steven Harold Cooper’s prostate during an examination in late 2011 at … Continue reading Amarillo’s Top Medical Malpractice Attorney Offers Free Consultations:
KFDA – NewsChannel 10 / Amarillo News, Weather, Sports The parents of a toddler who died while under anesthesia at the dentist believe the procedure was part of a Medicaid scam. Elizandro Torres and Betty Squier have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against their daughter Daisy Lynn’s dentist and his dental practice as well as … Continue reading Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Austin Lawsuit Filed by Elizandro Torres & Betty Squier Allege Toddler, Daisy Lynn’s Death at Dentist was Part of Medicaid Scam
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N THE SUMMER OF 2008, Stephen DiLeo, his wife Cassy, and the couple’s two sons, Michael and Jonathan, went on a long-awaited vacation together, to the white sands and crystalline waters of Pensacola. It had been a stressful few years for the Covington, Louisiana family. While being evacuated from an assisted-living home in the aftermath … Continue reading Amarillo Medical Malpractice Attorney Offers Free Consultations: Is It Time to Reform Tort Reform?