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Hospital Negligence

Posted by 1p21.admin  |  May 26, 2023

Who Can Be Held Liable in a Medical Malpractice Claim?

Medical malpractice is something that no patient expects to encounter when receiving treatment at a hospital or health care center in Birmingham. Unfortunately, not all medical practitioners adhere to the required standards of care when treating their patients. If medical malpractice injures or kills a patient, multiple parties may be held liable for the...
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Posted by 1p21.admin  |  March 15, 2022

Can I Sue a Doctor for a Misdiagnosis?

Diagnosis is a critical part of a patient’s care. Without a timely and accurate diagnosis of a medical condition, the patient cannot receive the treatment that he or she needs. While no doctor is expected to make a correct diagnosis 100 percent of the time, they are required to adhere to certain standards of...
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Posted by Editor  |  May 20, 2016

Alabama Medical Errors: A Leading Cause of Death

A recent study, by two physicians, concluded that somewhere between 200,000 and 400,000 persons die every year in the U.S. from preventable medical errors. Drs. Martin Makary and Michael Daniel, of Johns Hopkins University Medical School, stated that "We have not as a country recognized the endemic problem of people dying from the care...
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Posted by Editor  |  November 16, 2015

Do I Have a Hospital Negligence Claim?

Hospital Malpractice Claims in Alabama Many Birmingham medical malpractice attorneys in our state will not handle malpractice suits against hospitals or similar facilities. These lawsuits are time-consuming, expensive and complex. Alabama law requires the Plaintiff (person suing) to produce nursing experts who must establish that the hospital "breached the standard of care". Many potential...
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