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Healthcare-associated infections are a national patient safety problem. One out of every 25 patients are affected at any given time across the U.S. health care system. These infections cause tens of thousands of deaths each year and yet are often preventable. If you have acquired a healthcare-associated infection while receiving other medical care, contact our […] Read More
January is National Birth Defects Prevention Month. The 2019 theme is “Best for You. Best for Baby.” While many birth defects in the U.S. are preventable, a child can still be born with complications resulting from medical negligence due to inadequate care and improper treatments during the course of pregnancy. The National Birth Defects Prevention […] Read More
Patients have the right to certain information before undergoing medical treatment. This allows them to provide informed consent before receiving medical care. Informed consent communicates to a patient the benefits and risks associated with a particular course of treatment. If a health care provider fails to obtain a patient’s informed consent and causes injury, the […] Read More
Health care providers and hospitals are expected to provide patients competent medical treatment that upholds the medical community’s standards. When a doctor or medical facility’s failure to meet these standards results in a patient’s injury or death, the at-fault party can be held liable for medical malpractice . If you or someone you love has […] Read More
Cerebral palsy is a permanent neurological disorder that causes impaired muscle coordination and severe disruption in the body’s nervous system. While this condition can occur for a variety of reasons during pregnancy or shortly after birth, in some instances, cerebral palsy is a direct result of medical malpractice . If you suspect that your child’s […] Read More
Acquiring an infection while at a medical facility is not uncommon, and certain surgical procedures may increase the chance of an infection. However, when an infection is caused by negligence or if standard guidelines are not followed by doctors, nurses and other members of hospital staff, the negligent party could be held liable. At Gordon […] Read More
If a doctor fails to make an accurate or timely diagnosis, a patient could suffer severe consequences. The condition could worsen while going untreated or the patient could undergo treatment for a condition he or she does not have. In certain situations of misdiagnosis, the patient may have a medical malpractice lawsuit. However, it is […] Read More

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