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Was I Harmed By A Defective Drug Or A Medication Mistake?

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When patients experience injuries after using prescription medications, it can be difficult to know if the harm resulted from a known side effect of the drug that the patient was warned about, or whether the injury resulted from either a medication error or a defect in the drug. Patients in Birmingham should be able… Read More »

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Who May Be Responsible For Medical Malpractice?

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If you suffer harm because a health care provider behaves negligently during the course of your medical care, what type(s) of professionals might be responsible for medical malpractice? In considering this general question, you may be wondering what types of health care providers might be at fault for an injury that occurs while seeking… Read More »

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How Do I Know If My Medical Injury Could Result From Negligence?

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After you have consulted with a healthcare provider for diagnosis, or have undergone treatment for a medical condition, you should not have to worry about a concealed injury resulting from negligence. However, medical errors can result in serious and even fatal patient injuries. How can you know if your medical injury resulted from medical… Read More »

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Josh Vick discusses medical malpractice on Birmingham’s WVTM-13

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Attorney Josh Vick recently appeared as an expert panelist on Birmingham’s WVTM-13. Josh answered questions from panelists and callers about medical malpractice, which is currently the third leading cause of death in the United States. The full interview can be seen here. If you or a loved one have been the victim of medical… Read More »

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Doctor’s failure to act and properly respond to fetal distress results in $6 Million settlement

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Case Summary $4 million of the $6 million dollar settlement paid by the obstetrician MD for her responsibility. $2 million of the $6 million dollar settlement paid by the health authority for their responsibility. OBGYN missed signs on fetal heart monitor that baby wasn’t getting enough oxygen. Umbilical cord was obstructed during delivery, continually… Read More »

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Jury awards $50 million after determining doctor was negligent and caused baby to suffer brain injury

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“Jury finds that the severe brain damage suffered by Julien Florez was a result of negligence and bad decisions by a doctor.” Cook County Circuit Court jury granted a Michigan family $50 million on Tuesday, agreeing that the severe brain damage suffered by the family’s oldest son was a result of negligence and bad… Read More »

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Why new mothers are needlessly injured, and some die, giving birth every year in the U.S., in graphics

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Why thousands of moms are needlessly injured, and some die, giving birth every year in the U.S. The U.S. has the highest maternal death rate among the world’s developed nations. Everywhere else, the death rate has been stable or falling. In the U.S., it’s been getting worse. Two women die in childbirth almost every… Read More »

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‘Bleed Out’ shows how medical errors can have life-changing consequences

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In 2009, Steve Burrows’ mom, Judie, went in for hip replacement surgery. She came out with brain damage and mobility issues after a weeks-long coma that would change her and her family’s life. In the new HBO documentary Bleed Out — Burrows, a filmmaker and comedian, tracks his 10-year odyssey to find out what… Read More »

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Prominent gynecologist at Huntington Hospital again accused of sexual misconduct by medical board

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The series of accusations have not been previously reported or widely known, even though they were contained in publicly available records. Sutton has denied wrongdoing in prior cases and has not yet responded to the most recent claim. The 64-year-old physician is well-known in the Pasadena area, where he has practiced since 1989. He… Read More »

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Nearly 30 percent of opioid prescriptions lacked medical reason for use

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Nearly 30% of opioids prescribed by doctors failed to show a clinical reason for the patient to take them, a new report found, shedding light on roles doctors might play in America’s opioid epidemic. The analysis inspected data from the National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey on opioid prescriptions handed out by doctors between 2006… Read More »

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