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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  |  October 31, 2022

What Is the Standard of Care in a Medical Malpractice Case?

If you get injured by a negligent healthcare provider in Alabama, you may be entitled to financial compensation. The failure of a medical practitioner to use an appropriate level of care when treating a patient is known as medical malpractice. This is a tort that can make an injured patient eligible for monetary recovery....
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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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