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  • How Common Are Never Events?

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 27-Feb-2018

    A never event is, as its name implies, an event that should never happen. Unfortunately, despite the name, these events happen much too often in the medical field. In fact, they happen at least 4,000 times a year, according to a medical malpractice study conducted by Johns Hopkins. Their study examined never events in an attempt to get an accurate picture of how common these egregious and ...
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  • What is a Doctor's Duty of Care?

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 20-Feb-2018

    Chances are, if you are thinking of filing a medical malpractice claim, you might have come across the term “duty of care” while researching what this might entail. A doctor’s duty of care is a critical element in these types of cases and, in fact, all negligence cases hinge on the accepted standards of care. If it cannot be proven that a physician owed a duty of care to a ...
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  • Common Preventable Medical Errors

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 13-Feb-2018

    Medical errors are a nightmare most of us hope to never encounter. Unfortunately, many often do. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in the United States, an estimated 772,000 hospital patients develop infections and 440,000 patients die each year due to preventable medical errors. In fact, hospital errors are actually the third leading cause of death in the country, ...
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  • Can I Sue if My Child is Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy?

    Posted By Maher Law Firm || 1-Feb-2018

    Cerebral palsy is one of the most common motor disorders diagnosed in babies and children and, in many cases, the cause of it is directly related to careless medical negligence and egregious errors. According to the United Cerebral Palsy Foundation, about 764,000 children and adults in the United States are living with this condition. Every year, between 8,000 and 10,000 new cases are diagnosed. ...
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