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Stroke Patient to the Hospital

The public service announcements routinely advise the audience that if you are with someone who suddenly collapses, who might develop a slurring of speech, a weakness in an extremity, develops blurry vision &md… >

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The Mental Health Scam

In recent weeks, I have heard advertisements for call-in mental health counseling and was scared as to the potential tremendous abuses and devastating results for the patients who might call and get involved. T… >

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Pregnancy Is a Wonderful Thing...Until It Isn't

Pregnancy, child birth and raising a wonderful child are most certainly a blessing. However, errors occur and when they do, they can be disastrous to mother or child.  During my years in medical school, I… >

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When Your Lawyer Refers You to a Doctor

In the course of my practice, I have referred only two patients to physicians for treatment. The first was a nine-year-old child. He had received a vaccination into his shoulder that was done improperly so that… >

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Who is Treating You?

When was the last time you checked on the credentials of a physician? Do you know anything about that person who is making or going to make life and death decisions for your life? Governments of all states ha… >

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Who Is Treating You?: Emergency Room Hazards

You go to an Emergency Room, you are need of care—-What care will you get? What care should you expect? Obviously, the care that you will get and should expect is going to be dependent on where you are … >

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Back Surgery Problems: Part 1

Spinal surgery has evolved over the last 30 years. The training of the surgeons has improved. The advent of CAT scans and MRI’s provided the surgeon with the information needed as to the exact pathology t… >

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Not Your Regular Case: Surprising Twist

Over the years, we have handled many cases in which there was a failure to diagnose breast cancer due to a radiologist's failure to appropriately read and interpret either a mammogram or an ultrasound. The fact… >

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Lung Cancer Litigation

In an earlier blog, I had mentioned the two types of cases that could potentially be brought on behalf of the patient who is diagnosed with late stage lung cancer. The fact that a patient has developed lung can… >

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National v. Local Law Firms: What You Should Know

National law firms have been advertising their services to a greater and lesser extent over the years. The decision to select a national law firm or a local law firm has to be made on a case-by-case basis and t… >

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