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What Are Never Events
Hospital Errors

What Are Never Events?

‘Never Events‘ refers to shocking and unacceptable medical errors that should not occur under any circumstances. These Never Events encompass a broad range of incidents, including surgery performed on the wrong patient, medication errors, and the retention of a foreign object in a patient’s body post-surgery.   At TLF: The Medical Injury Law Firm, we recognize the profound importance of understanding Never Events, not only in regard to patient safety and

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stroke misdiagnosis compensation
Medical Malpractice

Stroke Treatment Failures: Navigating Stroke Malpractice Claims

When it comes to treating a stroke, every second counts. The timely and accurate diagnosis and treatment of a stroke can mean the difference between recovery and long-term disability, or even life and death. Unfortunately, in some instances, medical professionals fail to provide their patients with the minimum standard of care required in the event of a stroke, leading to devastating consequences for patients and their families. If your loved

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Expert Witness Testimony
Medical Malpractice

Expert Witnesses in Medical Malpractice Cases: Their Role and Importance

People typically trust that doctors and medical professionals will always provide proper care and keep their best interests in mind when treating them. Unfortunately, some medical professionals can act negligently and disregard the care and safety of the patient they’re treating. When this happens, you may be able to pursue a medical malpractice claim against the negligent doctor, nurse, or other medical professional(s).  A medical malpractice case is a complex

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Birth Injuries

Understanding Preeclampsia: Signs, Symptoms and Seeking Justice

Pregnancy should be a time of joy and anticipation as expectant parents eagerly await the arrival of their bundle of joy. However, amidst the excitement, there are certain medical conditions that can pose serious risks to both the mother and the baby. One such condition is preeclampsia, a potentially life-threatening condition that demands prompt diagnosis and appropriate medical intervention. In this blog post, the Ohio and Northern Kentucky medical malpractice

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How Do I Know if I Have a Medical Malpractice Case
Medical Malpractice

How Do I Know If I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

Whenever you undergo a medical procedure or visit a medical professional, you put your life in their hands and trust that they have your best interest at heart. When that healthcare professional acts negligently and fails to comply with their duty of care and you are injured as a result, they’ve committed medical malpractice.  If you or a loved one has been injured due to the negligence of a healthcare

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Misdiagnosis in Emergency Departments to blame for 2.5 million harms
Hospital Errors

Misdiagnosis in Emergency Departments to blame for 2.5 million harms

According to a recent review of Emergency Department errors commissioned by the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, diagnosis errors and misdiagnosis-related injuries could be to blame for more than 7 million errors, 2.5 million harms, and 350,000 patients suffering potentially preventable permanent disability or death. A key finding from the study was that just 15 clinical conditions accounted for the majority (68%) of diagnosis errors associated with high

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The 4 D's Of Negligence
Medical Errors

The 4 Ds Of Negligence

Medicine is a practice, and there are no guarantees of a cure or even survival if you go see a doctor. In cases where a healthcare provider failed to provide a certain standard of care, leading to the further injury or death of a patient, a medical malpractice lawsuit may be brought against the responsible party. However, it’s not always cut and dry. The law gives us guidelines to prove

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Cauda equina
Failure to Diagnose

Spinal Cord Injuries – Cauda Equina Syndrome

Cauda Equina Syndrome (CES) is a condition that is often misdiagnosed. The syndrome occurs when the nerve roots of the cauda equina, which is the lowermost area of the spinal cord, are compressed. The spinal cord ends at the upper portion of the lumbar spine. Due to pressure on the lower nerve roots, motor and sensory functions may be disrupted as these nerve roots supply the lower extremities and the

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How to know if you might have a birth injury claim
Birth Injuries

How to Know if You Might Have a Birth Injury Claim

The entire basis of a medical malpractice case is to prove that a doctor or healthcare provider was negligent. Medical malpractice occurs when healthcare professionals cause harm because they do not give quality medical care during childbirth or make careless mistakes. If you think your child may have suffered an injury at birth, take note of your child’s physical, social, and emotional developmental milestones. An early diagnosis can help your

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What To Expect
Medical Malpractice

What To Expect After We Take Your Case

If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury caused by someone else’s negligence, you may have a personal injury or medical negligence claim on your hands. The truth is, however, that many accident victims are unaware of what these claims entail and what happens once they decide to file one. For example, you may know that a personal injury settlement is meant to compensate you for financial

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How Dangerous is the Wrong Medical Diagnosis
Medical Malpractice

How Dangerous is the Wrong Medical Diagnosis?

One of the most common and dangerous negligent practices in the medical field is giving a patient the wrong diagnosis. The implications of such an error may prove far-reaching. Patients may face struggles when a medical professional draws the wrong conclusion from tests or fails to order them. Dive into some things that may go wrong when a doctor gives the incorrect diagnosis. It delays the proper treatment Doctors often

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How burnout in the medical industry may be causing malpractice incidents
Medical Malpractice

How burnout in the medical industry may be causing malpractice incidents

Even if you don’t work in the medical industry, you probably know how stressful being a doctor or nurse can be. Every day, physicians and other medical professionals work under tremendous pressure, especially in hospitals. They are responsible for the lives and well-being of several severely injured or sick patients. These days, the problem is even worse in many parts of the U.S., where intensive care units are filled with

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