Georgia Medical Center Worker Diagnosed with Tuberculosis

Categories: Fatal Accident

Tuberculosis is a serious illness that can result in hospitalization or death. Recently, a worker at the Gwinnett Medical Center in Duluth, Georgia realized that she had this illness and may have exposed others who came in for treatments to the contagious infection. On June 14th, the medical center officials sent notices out to 133…

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AAP Issues Policy on Home Births

Categories: Medical Lawsuits

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) is concerned with the welfare of children all throughout the United States. That is why the academy recently released a policy regarding home births. Many individuals decide they want to have their child in their own home. Sometimes this is because of a religious preference, and other times it…

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Medical Malpractice Myths: The Tort System and Jackpot Justice

Categories: Medical Lawsuits

Some people believe that the medical malpractice justice system doles out compensation on a regular basis. Uninjured patients can take home millions if they have a convincing attorney, whereas those who have gone through traumatic ordeals can leave with no money at all in their trial. While this is a common concept that is affixed…

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Medical Malpractice Myths: Crises Caused by Spikes in Lawsuits

Categories: Medical Lawsuits

Some individuals may believe that malpractice crises are caused by a spike in litigation. When people begin to obtain large settlements for relatively frivolous malpractice cases, some would assume that this would motivate more individuals to sue as well because they also want compensation. While this may seem like a logical reason for spikes in…

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