We expect doctors to have all of the answers when it comes to diagnosing a healthcare problem. But in reality, misdiagnosis and diagnostic errors are surprisingly common in the medical field. A 2015 report from the National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine found that it was “likely that most people will experience at least Continue Reading..
A stroke is one of the most serious medical emergencies that a person can have. If not properly diagnosed and treated quickly, a stroke can leave the victim with permanent brain damage or other neurological impairment. And while the symptoms of a stroke are well-known to the medical community, there are still cases where doctors Continue Reading..
Doctors often describe minor surgeries as “simple procedures.” But nothing is ever simple when it comes to protecting a patient’s health. Even a “routine” surgical procedure must follow a host of regulations, standards, and guidelines to minimize the risks to patients. And even then, there is never any guarantee that surgery will be free from Continue Reading..
There are thousands of dentists in New York City, and the majority of them provide high-quality care for their patients. Unfortunately, mistakes happen, and when they do, patients often suffer. After a dental mishap, you should not be left alone with the high cost of future treatment or lost income from missing work. Fortunately, you Continue Reading..
Personal injury cases vary in complexity. When someone is injured in a motorcycle accident, great attorneys view every detail before determining who is liable for your damages. For example, they may study everything from the traffic signs near the scene of the accident to the type of equipment you wore. Did your helmet protect you Continue Reading..
Medical malpractice is commonly associated with missed diagnoses and improper surgical procedures. A reason for this may be because of the severity connected with both. Though that may be true, receiving the wrong medication can put you or a loved one at significant risk. Prescribing medicine can be an art as much as it is Continue Reading..