Clinical Medical Negligence Legal Blogs

Legal blogs regarding clinical medical negligence published by specialist personal injury lawyers, attorneys and clinical medical negligence law firms in the UK, United States and across the world.

Oklahoma Dentist May Face Criminal Charges

by Bisnar Chase April 5, 2013 Clinical medical negligence

A Tulsa-based oral surgeon, who officials say, has exposed thousands of his patients to HIV and hepatitis could be facing criminal charges. According to an Associated Press news report, the Oklahoma Dentistry Board looking into whether the Tulsa County District Attorney should press criminal charges against W. Scott Harrington. Recent reports state that nearly 1,000 […]

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Top Health Concerns Related to Yaz Birth Control

by Andrew Miller April 3, 2013 Clinical medical negligence

After it was introduced to the market in 2006, Yaz quickly became the bestselling brand of birth control in the USA. Bayer Pharmaceuticals, the company that manufactures Yaz, spent more than $270 million on advertising, which undoubtedly helped with this oral contraceptive’s popularity. Since it was released though, it has been discovered that there are […]

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Preserving Evidence after an Auto Accident

by lawfirm March 29, 2013 Accident Claims

If you have suffered an auto accident because of someone else’s negligence, and have received severe injuries as a result, you may have the right to file an auto accident claim. However, in order to file the claim and to win compensation, you would first need to gather enough evidence to show that the accident […]

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Engineer Who Studied Metal Hip Redesign for Three Years Testifies in DePuy Trial

by Bisnar Chase February 12, 2013 Clinical medical negligence

A bioengineer at Johnson & Johnson’s DePuy unit testified during a trial in Los Angeles that he spent three years studying a redesign of the all-metal hip implant devices, which the company recalled in 2010 due to a high failure rate. According to a Bloomberg News report, the engineer, James Anderson testified by videotape about […]

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Claiming for Clinical Negligence

by Legal Author January 31, 2013 Clinical medical negligence

Post with some tips for how to claim for clinical negligence. Health complications and their associated treatment are, in most cases, the most stressful experience that an individual will face.  The worst case scenario therefore would be where standards are not met in such treatment and things, inevitably, go wrong. The law provides individuals with […]

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Expansion of Medical Malpractice Suits: Is the Court Giving Patients Too Much Power?

by RyanD January 10, 2013 Clinical medical negligence

The debate over reform of the system under which people file claims and lawsuits for medical malpractice has raged on for decades with doctors and health care facilities, lawyers, insurance companies and patient advocacy groups all joining the fray at one point or another. If a doctor refers a patient to a specialist who commits […]

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Yaz & Yasmin Can Cause Dangerous Blood Clots

by Bisnar Chase January 8, 2013 Clinical medical negligence

California personal injury attorneys are still accepting clients who have been injured by using the drugs Yaz® and Yasmin®, both manufactured by Bayer. Settlements have already begun, with Bayer offering $110 million to settle outstanding claims related to the drugs. The first 500 cases in the lawsuit are covered by the settlement, which is expected […]

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C-Sections: Are You at Risk of Catching on Fire?

by Karla Somers November 7, 2012 Clinical medical negligence

Although it may sound far fetched, some women who have undergone a c-section have actually caught on fire as a result of this procedure. There are always risks with any type of surgery, but this particular risk is not one that is generally discussed in advance. It is always a good idea to know exactly […]

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Breaking Your Leg Doesn’t Have to Break the Bank

by ThomasEdwards September 26, 2012 Clinical medical negligence

In many cases, breaking your leg will cost you a great deal of money, especially if you are uninsured. Not only will you have to pay for the treatment, but you will also be responsible for lost wages until you can get back to work. There are situations, however, where others can be held responsible […]

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Birth Injuries Caused by Delivery Errors

by ShelbyW September 17, 2012 Clinical medical negligence

Having a new baby is supposed to be a time of joy and celebration, but for some parents, the experience becomes one that is filled with anguish and sadness due to delivery errors. While medical staff in the delivery room is often highly skilled and trained professionals, accidents can happen, and when they do, they […]

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How to Pursue a Clinical Negligence Claim

by Legal Author September 4, 2012 Clinical medical negligence

(US clinical medical negligence law and general information applicable in the UK) You went to the doctor seeking competent, compassionate medical treatment. What you received, however, may have been the opposite. From misdiagnosing illnesses and prescribing the wrong medications to horrendous mistakes that never should have occurred, medical negligence can and does occur. If you […]

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Personal Injury Claims Scotland: Top 10 Tips

by Lawford Kidd September 3, 2012 Accident Claims

Useful Scottish personal injury claims law blog post from injury lawyers Lawford Kidd outlining the top 10 tips for making an accident claim in Scotland to allow you to claim maximum compensation and avoid a stressful experience. If you need confidential/impartial legal advice contact this site’s editor Gavin here. 1. DO Provide your doctor with […]

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Medical Negligence and the Failure to Advise

by Richard August 30, 2012 Clinical medical negligence

Doctors have a duty to inform patients of every risk associated to impending medical procedures to be performed on them.  Prior to any form of medical treatment, patients are often instructed on the accompanying risks to such medical treatment and patient consent is largely dependent on knowledge of these risks. An issue arises when a […]

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Medical Negligence payouts double in Wales

by curtislegal August 30, 2012 Clinical medical negligence

Kate Pierce was 9 months old when she developed Pneumococcal meningitis, but she was wrongly diagnosed by a junior doctor who said she had tonsillitis. That mistake has left her severely brain damaged. At six years old she now needs round the clock care, both at home and at school. Kate can’t communicate, she has […]

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Lack of regulation causing cosmetic surgery negligence

by Natasha Swan August 30, 2012 Clinical medical negligence

Lack of regulation within the cosmetic surgery industry is a growing concern for the Clinical Negligence Department at Alsters Kelley Solicitors, as they are receiving more claims than ever from patients whose surgery has been performed negligently. Questions have been raised about regulation of the cosmetic surgery industry, following the recent issues with PIP breast […]

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Chronic Shortage of Midwives May Be Opening the NHS Up to More Medical Negligence Claims

by Legal Author February 24, 2012 Clinical medical negligence

In November of 2011 the Royal College of Midwives reported that in the last 10 years the birth rate in the UK has increased by 22% while medical services suffered a shortfall of approximately 5,000 midwives. The Royal College of Midwives points this out as having serious ramifications regarding patient safety especially in the context […]

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