Was Prince the Victim of Medical Negligence?

Pop star Prince was such an American Icon that his death touched many lives and it also has many Americans curious how such a disciplined artist could let an opioid drug, like fentanyl, take him down – or did it? Or, was it the hand of helpers, physicians or pharmacists to blame. We’ll take [...]

2020-10-09T11:00:45-07:00August 24th, 2018|Malpractice|

Risks of Giving Birth at Home

In recent years, families have sought more alternative, non-hospital locations for giving birth, such as at home and at birthing centers. The complications of giving birth outside of the hospitals can be a reason for concern, but a lot of times women feel more compelled to give birth at a place that suits their [...]

2020-10-09T11:05:38-07:00June 20th, 2018|Birth Injuries|

Many Birth Defects are Preventable

What could be worse than being informed as an expectant parent that your child may be born with a birth defect that could cripple them or remain with them the rest of their natural lives. Experts say there’s a lot an expectant mother can do nowadays to do to reduce a child’s risk for [...]

2020-12-22T13:22:43-08:00May 9th, 2018|Birth Injuries, Malpractice|

6 Celebrities Who Had Misdiagnosed Medical Cases

Getting misdiagnosed with a condition that you don’t have is more common than you might think. According to one study, diagnostic errors occur in as many as 12 million people – or 1-in-20 American adults to be more exact.1 The fact is, many of our favorite celebrities have been misdiagnosed with a condition that [...]

2020-10-09T11:45:40-07:00October 6th, 2017|Misdiagnosis Statistics|

Are There Risks Associated with Using Midwives?

In recent years, families have sought more alternative, non-hospital locations for giving birth, such as at home and at birthing centers using midwives. The complications of giving birth outside of the hospitals can be a reason for concern, but a lot of times women feel more compelled to give birth at a place that [...]

2020-10-09T09:55:11-07:00July 21st, 2016|Birth Injuries, Malpractice|

5 Shocking Statistics about Medication Errors in the U.S.

Medication errors can happen when drugs are being prescribed by physicians, when prescriptions are being filled, and/or when patients are given directions on how to take a drug. Just as medication errors can arise at various points in treatment/care process, they can also have various impacts on patients, resulting in serious harm in the [...]

2020-10-12T11:47:19-07:00December 6th, 2015|Anesthesia/Medication Errors, Malpractice|

4 Misdiagnoses Myths Debunked

Treatment from medical professionals typically starts with the diagnostic process, which can involve blood tests, imaging tests, biopsies and/or other assessments. While making the right diagnosis can be tricky and can take some time, especially when people may be suffering from multiple conditions, tragically, doctors (and others) don’t always perform the right testing, read [...]

2020-10-12T11:16:42-07:00October 31st, 2015|Diagnostic Errors, Malpractice|

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