Defective Medical Product Lawsuits: What You Need to Know

Medical Device Recalls in the US

If you or a loved one has undergone serious surgery, only to experience issues due to a defective medical device, the results can be life-altering and incredibly challenging. In 2018, more than 415 million defective medical device units were recalled in the United States alone. This means that defective medical products are far more common…

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Medical Negligence: Prescription Drug Error

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Prescription Error Prescription medications are used to enhance medical care for patients for nearly every known condition. These drugs fight infections and prevent the advancement of diseases. Medications can be used to enhance health and cure common conditions. Medications can become dangerous drugs, however, when medical professionals do not prescribe them accurately.   A dangerous…

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Oklahoma Senate Bill 1446 – An Act Regulating Opioid Drugs

An Act Regulating Opioid Drugs The Oklahoma Legislature recently passed Senate Bill 1446. It was signed into law by Governor Mary Fallin and effective November 1, 2018. This law is an attempt to address the opioid crisis in Oklahoma and imposes new restrictions on physicians and healthcare providers in the prescribing of Schedule II and…

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Robotic Surgery

What do you know about Robotic Surgery? Your surgeon tells you that he can do the procedure using the robot. That sounds exciting, up to date, high-tech. You consent. You may have made a mistake. The robotic operating system is manufactured by an Intuitive and is known as the DaVinci, named after the great inventor.…

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Understanding Medical Negligence Law in Oklahoma | Clark Mitchell

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Medical Negligence/ Medical Malpractice It occurs when a medical care provider provides treatment to the patient that is below or against the acceptable standard of care for a medical condition. Negligence does not occur when a patient does not achieve the desired results they wanted from a medical treatment.   Examples of medical malpractice would…

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Surgical Errors: When to Sue for an Injury

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Surgical Negligence Surgeons are some of the most respected members of society. They are the elite among physicians. Their knowledge, ability, skill, and expertise save people from pain, misery, and death. When you agree to undergo surgery, you expect the procedure to make you whole and healthy again.   To be sure, all surgery involves…

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Medical Negligence: Taking Legal Action

Medical negligence or malpractice occurs when a medical practitioner does something that is contrary to the common treatment of a medical condition. Because of this action, the patient must be harmed or injured for malpractice to have occurred. This is the most important part of establishing a medical malpractice claim.   Medical malpractice does not…

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Medical Negligence Information: Litigation Information Resource

When a person seeks medical care from a doctor or medical care provider, they do so with the intention of having their illness or injury corrected. For some who have illnesses that require monitoring or managed care, medical professionals make a significant difference in their lives through medications and special therapies. However, when a person…

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How Do Medical Malpractice Settlement Negotiations Work?

Medical Malpractice Settlement Negotiations Medical malpractice cases are very specific types of legal actions. Unlike some personal injury cases where the fault is easily determined and losses are easy to calculate, a malpractice suit can be complicated and has its medical malpractice lawsuit settlements process. You need to go through a medical malpractice settlement process.…

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