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Medical Malpractice: Michigan Doctors Choose Money Over Caring for Patients

Posted on September 23rd, 2019 by Elizabeth

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The opioid epidemic kills over 130 Americans every day. But who’s to blame? Federal authorities have pointed the finger at pharmaceutical companies and the doctors who profit because of them, committing medical malpractice (and other crimes) in the process. According to a recent expose in the Detroit Free Press, highly addictive opioids kill more people […]

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Medical Malpractice: Low Cholesterol Misdiagnosis Could Lead to Stroke

Posted on August 27th, 2019 by Elizabeth

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When your doctor tells you to fast before a checkup so they can do bloodwork and review your cholesterol levels, it’s important to follow their instructions to ensure that the test results are as accurate as possible. But the blood tests aren’t just about checking to see if your cholesterol is too high – it’s […]

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Why Induction of Labor in Post-Term Pregnancy Could Result in Medical Malpractice

Posted on August 23rd, 2019 by Elizabeth

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A woman counts down her pregnancy, hoping to make it to 36 weeks when the risk of health complications is significantly decreased. Then she counts to 40 weeks, which is considered full term, and anxiously awaits baby’s arrival. Carrying a fetus beyond 40 weeks, however, is not welcome. A post-term pregnancy, in fact, increases the […]

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Liable Parties in Medical Malpractice Cases

Posted on June 21st, 2019 by Gerald Thurswell

Liable Parties in Medical Malpractice Cases

When people seek medical treatment, they expect their medical professionals to provide the best possible care. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. According to patient safety experts at Johns Hopkins, medical errors caused more than 250,000 deaths per year. They further stated that medical error is the third greatest cause of death in the United […]

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Medical Negligence Nightmares: Never Events

Posted on June 17th, 2019 by Gerald Thurswell

Medical Negligence Nightmares: Never Events for Thurswell Law

In March 2019, the 13th Circuit Court ruled in favor of a deceased Traverse City man who was forced to forgo leukemia treatment after complications from bariatric surgery. The surgeon did not order a pre-op sleep study, causing him to recommend the wrong surgery. After having the more dangerous and complicated surgery, the patient struggled with […]

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