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Steps to Proving Medical Negligence

By Clark-Mitchell | May 7, 2019

Medical professionals take an oath to “do no harm” when they enter the field of medicine. Sometimes, however, these same professionals act in a negligent manner and harm (injuries) are caused. When a person is a victim of medical malpractice, they have the right to seek compensation for their losses. A Mistake Does Not Necessarily…

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Clinical Negligence in OKC- Taking Legal Actions

By Clark-Mitchell | Apr 17, 2019

Clinical Negligence in OKC When you looked for medical care for your condition, you did so under the belief that your care provider would cause no harm. You went there believing that your doctor or another care professional would discover what was causing your ailment and take the necessary actions to manage or cure the…

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Medical Negligence Claims and Liability in Oklahoma

By Clark-Mitchell | Mar 15, 2019

Negligence Claims and Liability Medical malpractice can occur in any type of medical setting. Doctors, nurses, dentists, chiropractors, pharmacists, surgeons, and all those who assist these professionals can be held responsible for medical negligence. Proving these cases, however, can be difficult if you are not prepared. If you believe that you are a victim of…

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Medical Malpractice: How Long to Claim the Compensation

By Clark-Mitchell | Feb 11, 2019

Compensation for Medical Malpractice  Medical negligence is a unique type of personal injury claim. Unlike other types of personal injuries where the injury is evident to the naked eye, a medical malpractice issue may not be noticed until a later date. It is essential that once the injury has been discovered that you seek advice…

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Oklahoma Medical Negligence: Statutes of Limitations and Caps on Damages

By Clark+Mitchell | Jan 16, 2019

When a medical care provider acts in a way, either through action or inaction, that causes harm to the patient, medical malpractice has occurred. Malpractice can occur by any medical professional and at any point of the treatment plan. Malpractice does not occur if the results of a standard treatment plan does not produce the…

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Medical Negligence: Prescription Drug Error

By Clark+Mitchell | Dec 11, 2018

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

By Clark+Mitchell | Nov 26, 2018

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

By Clark+Mitchell | Nov 20, 2018

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

By Clark+Mitchell | Nov 12, 2018

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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