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Cerebral Palsy

Did Your Child Suffer Cerebral Palsy As a Result of Medical Malpractice? Cerebral palsy can sometimes be caused by damage to a baby’s brain during or shortly after birth. For example, if the brain doesn’t get enough oxygen during a difficult or prolonged birth, or if the doctor uses excessive force during delivery, the child …

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Erb’s Palsy Birth Injury

$1 Million in Damages Awarded to Family in Erb’s Palsy Birth Injury Lawsuit An alleged medical mistake on the part of an obstetrician has resulted in a $1 million award for a girl suffering from a birth injury called Erb’s palsy. An Illinois woman has been awarded $1 million in damages in a medical malpractice …

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Medical Malpractice Award

$16.7 Verdict Delivered in Malpractice Lawsuit Over Cancer Misdiagnosis The family of a woman who died from lung cancer has been awarded $16.7 in damages for a doctor’s medical malpractice resulting in a cancer misdiagnosis. A Massachusetts jury has awarded $16.7 million in damages in a medical malpractice lawsuit filed by the family of a …

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Medical Mistakes in Nursing Homes

New Report Highlights Preventable Nursing Home Injuries, Adverse Events One-third of nursing home residents in the United States suffer harm because of a medical mistake, many of which are preventable. According to the findings of a new government report, nearly one-quarter of all nursing home residents suffer an adverse event, and another 11% are injured, …

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