Latest Medical error Stories

2013-09-14 23:04:41

Sexner and Associates secures a 3 million dollar settlement for a client in an medical malpractice lawsuit.

2013-09-11 23:27:22

Communication errors are the most common cause of medical errors and adverse events in the ER.

2013-08-19 15:28:40

While more patients in the U.S. are suffering from complications such as blood clots and infections after major cancer surgery, fewer are dying from their operations.

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

2013-07-26 13:34:49

Around a quarter of all operating room errors are caused by technology/equipment problems, indicates an analysis of the available evidence.

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