Medical Malpractice

Recognizing the Signs of Michigan Nursing Home Abuse

by admin | July 15th, 2015

Senior Couple Talking To Health Visitor At HomeAccording to the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs,1 there are 440 nursing homes in the state. These facilities are responsible for ensuring the health and well-being of some of the most vulnerable members of our society, including older adults and the disabled. While nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are subject to myriad state and federal regulations that are designed to ensure that residents receive quality care, every year thousands of nursing residents sustain injury as the result of the negligent or intentional acts of the very people who are supposed to be providing them … Read More

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Recovering for Infections Sustained in Hospitals

by admin | July 9th, 2015

Hospital - surgery team in operating room or Op of a clinic operIndividuals who are admitted to the hospital are often suffering from serious medical conditions and require stabilization and treatment. For this reason, it is highly important that hospitals maintain a sterile and safe environment for their patients. Unfortunately, medical professionals can make mistakes like anyone else and, at times, these errors can result in the spread of new infections to patients.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported1 that, in 2011 alone, nearly 722,000 individuals contracted hospital-acquired infections (HAIs), also referred to as nosocomial infections.2 This means that approximately one of every 25 patients got … Read More

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Military Hospital Found Responsible for Brain Injuries to Newborn

by Thomas Stroble | January 14th, 2014

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Giving birth to a new child should be a time of rejoicing and togetherness for a family.  However the act of childbirth itself can be a harrowing time for both mother and child.  Families rely on the doctors and nursing staff for the best possible care to help bring their new child into the world.  When all goes well, there is joy and celebration.  But when a medical mistake is made the result can be devastating.

Haiden Rivera was born in 2008 at the Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center at Fort Hood Texas to parents Kasie and Higinio Rivera. … Read More

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Michigan Doctor Accused of Medical Malpractice Showed Similar Behavior In Other Cases

by Thomas Stroble | August 16th, 2013

August 16, 2013

In the wake of a Michigan doctor being charged with filing fraudulent Medicare claims after misdiagnosing patients with cancer and extending treatments for patients in order to collect kickbacks, it has come to light the doctor is no stranger to the courtroom.

Documents show the doctor has been accused of similar behavior in at least three other Michigan Medical Malpractice Lawsuits. The earliest case stem from 2007 when the doctor misdiagnosed a woman with cancer, causing her to undergo “toxic” and “dangerous” treatments. The woman became suspicious and sought a second and third opinion. That is … Read More

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Michigan Doctor Charged With Making Fraudulent Medicare Claims

by Thomas Stroble | August 7th, 2013

August 7, 2013

Thousands of Michigan citizens are the victims of medical errors or doctors’ negligence each year. Many of these cases result in Michigan Medical Malpractice Claims and other legal action against the responsible parties.

Just this week, federal prosecutors with the U.S Attorney’s Office arrested a 48-year-old doctor in Oakland Township on charges of healthcare fraud. According to an article released by WXYZ Action 7 News, the doctor is accused of falsely diagnosing patients with cancer and continuing treatments on patients in remission so he could continue filing Medicare claims for reimbursements on their behalf.

One patient … Read More

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