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  • Filing a Lawsuit for Misdiagnosis: The Basics

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 28-Apr-2017

    Many medical malpractice lawsuits derive from the misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis of an injury, illness, or another type of medical condition. When a doctor’s diagnosis error results in incorrect treatment, delayed treatment, or no treatment whatsoever, a patient’s condition can worsen to possibly fatal proportions. However, misdiagnosis or a diagnosis error on its own is not enough ...
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  • How to Know If You Have Medical Malpractice Case

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 15-Mar-2017

    Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is injured by a doctor, nurse, or another healthcare professional who fails to perform his or her duties in a competent manner. While the rules about medical malpractice differ from state-to-state, there are some general principles that apply to most cases. In order to prove that medical malpractice happened, you must demonstrate all of the following: A ...
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  • Minorities and the Increased Risk of Diabetes: What You Need to Know

    Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 7-Apr-2014

    Preventative health care begins with things like a healthy diet, regular exercise, and good stress-management practices. But there are some things that may affect your risks of disease that you can't control-and your race is one of them. Research shows minorities are at an increased risk of diabetes when compared with whites, and the Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the Food and Drug ...
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  • Diabetes Medications May Increase Cancer Risks

    Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 14-Jun-2013

    Merck & Co. is presenting a data analysis and safety profile from Januvia clinical trials at this week’s NIDDK-NCI (National Institute Of Diabetes And Digestive And Kidney Diseases) workshop. The type two diabetes medications under investigation are Januvia, Byetta, and Victoza. These medications are known as “Incretin Mimetics”. Incretins are a group of gastrointestinal ...
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  • Hospitals Communicate With Patients Thanks To Litigation

    Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 20-May-2013

    An article in The New York Times, by Joanna C. Schwartz, Assistant Professor of Law – Hospitals are becoming more open and transparent with patients in response to litigation. Schwartz surveyed over 400 people responsible for hospital risk management, claims management and quality improvement in health care centers around the country. The survey confirmed that while hospitals historically ...
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  • GranuFlo and NaturaLyte Dialysis

    Posted By The Maher Law Firm || 15-Jan-2013

    Dialysis A process in which toxic waste is removed from the blood system by neutralizing acids that build up in the blood. Dialysis, in essence, replaces the function of the kidneys. During dialysis, a mixture called ‘dialysate’ is used to remove toxic waist from the blood system. Dialysate Dialysates combine ultra-pure water, bicarbonate concentrate, and acid concentrate. GranuFlo and ...
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