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2013-09-23 23:33:27

d’Oliveira & Associates has released a new infographic on emergency room errors like failure to diagnose or providing the wrong treatment. The law firm works with medical malpractice lawyers who have experience with these cases. (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 The emergency room (ER) is a busy place but hospital staff still has a duty to meet the standard of care. This means recognizing which patients need treatment right now and which patients can wait. The failure to meet this...

2013-09-18 23:31:32

d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new infographic about surgical errors and steps that can be taken to avoid medical negligence. The law firm works with experienced lawyers who handle these cases and there are no legal fees unless a settlement or award is obtained. (PRWEB) September 18, 2013 According to the CDC, there are more than 51 million inpatient surgeries in the United States each year. These procedures include endoscopy, hip and knee replacement, hysterectomy, and open...

2013-09-14 23:04:41

Sexner and Associates secures a 3 million dollar settlement for a client in an medical malpractice lawsuit. 23 years experience have made our firm one of the most knowledgeable Illinois law firms that handle medical malpractice cases. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 13, 2013 In a recent medical malpractice case handled by one of the experienced attorneys affiliated with Mitchell S. Sexner & Associates LLC, the hospital agreed to settle all legal claims against their insured medical...

2013-08-08 23:20:57

The Eichholz Law Firm shines light on myths that have kept individuals from understanding what medical malpractice really is. Savannah, Georgia (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 The Eichholz Law Firm is a legal organization that has, for decades, provided representation to individuals involved in medical malpractice cases. Medical malpractice is a term that is used often but, in all actuality, many individuals are not 100 percent certain what this phrase entails. In fact, reports an article...

2013-08-08 23:19:18

An attorney with The Cagle Law Firm cites a new report showing that the chaos and indifference caused by frequent alarms from monitors and other devices in hospitals often lead to medical errors that can cause injuries or even death. St. Louis, Mo. (PRWEB) August 08, 2013 Walk through a hallway in a hospital and you’ll hear it, the constant beeping of medical alarms and machines. Medical personnel can get so accustomed to the racket that they ignore actual emergencies with potentially...

2013-07-01 23:04:25

Chicago’s Latherow Law Office Provokes Reform in Wake of Youth Suicide Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 01, 2013 The death by suicide of a 17 year old male at Linden Oaks Psychiatric Hospital in Naperville in March 2012 led to a review by the hospital of practices at the far west suburban mental health facility and resulted in a $1.65 million settlement of a wrongful death claim. (Case # 70847, Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois) Linden Oaks and the youth’s family settled the matter...

2013-06-28 23:21:22

Attorney from Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C. says the USA Today study of government and academic databases should open the public’s eyes about the prevalence of inappropriate surgical procedures. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 28, 2013 Attorney Patrick A. Salvi said today that a new report by USA Today, finding that “tens of thousands” of unnecessary surgeries are performed in the U.S. each year, sheds light on a type of medical malpractice that should concern patients in Chicago...


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barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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