Bariatric Surgery Malpractice

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6th Nov 2018

Bariatric Surgery Malpractice Although the first Bariatric surgery was in the early 1950’s the number of Bariatric surgeries increased dramatically when it was decided to have Medicare and Medicaid pay for the Bariatric surgery. The first Bariatric surgery malpractice case … more

What is Thrombolytic Therapy for Stroke?

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10th May 2018

What is Thrombolytic Therapy for Stroke?   One of the leading causes of adult disability is a stroke. There is help if it can be delivered in a timely way. IV tPA stands for intravenous tissue plasminogen activator which is … more

Was the Nursing Home Understaffed?

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29th Mar 2018

Was the nursing home understaffed? Serious injury and death can result from the nursing home, convalescent center, rest home, long-term care or rehab center from being understaffed. The medical providers must meet the standard of care to prevent and treat … more

You Need a Topeka Medical Malpractice Attorney

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23rd Aug 2017

You need a Medical Malpractice Attorney

You need a Medical Malpractice Attorney Let’s talk about why you need a medical malpractice attorney. You will need a medical malpractice attorney that can provide you a clear analysis of your case in clear, understandable language. Here are some … more

What is medical malpractice?

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7th Jun 2017

Medical malpractice

What is medical malpractice? Medical malpractice is negligence. Specifically, it is the negligence of a healthcare provider. The act of negligence may be in the diagnosis, care, or treatment of a patient. Every medical provider has a duty of care. … more

Medical Errors: Third leading cause of death

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21st Oct 2016

Medical Malpractice Attorneys. There is a new study from Johns Hopkins Medicine that indicates how serious medical errors have become in the United States. According to the study medical errors have now become the third leading cause of death. This … more

When the Doctor leaves a piece of metal in the spine

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19th Oct 2016

Recently the Kansas courts decided a case involving medical malpractice where a surgical instrument broke off during the surgery that small piece of metal was left in the patient’s spinal disc. The issue on appeal was whether the plaintiff needed … more

Medical Malpractice: Expert Medical testimony needed

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17th Oct 2016

In a Kansas medical malpractice case, we were not involved in, the plaintiff appealed from the grant of a summary judgment motion.  A summary judgment motion is filed when one party believes there is no real issue concerning the actual … more

A stroke

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27th Sep 2016

A stroke is simply defined as a sudden, serious attack. Medically we often think of it as a serious issue of blood flow to the brain. This may be one of two types. The first category called ischemic would be … more

What’s an iatrogenic injury?

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11th Feb 2016

What’s an iatrogenic injury What’s an iatrogenic injury? This sounds like something that might happen aboard the Starship Enterprise, doesn’t it. Actually, it’s when the doctors get what they call a bad result. You and I call it malpractice or … more