Thanks to Health Insurance Health Care Is Getting Worse.
In the United States, we already pay more than any other developed nation for health care, but have poorer outcomes in major categories of care, such as infant mortality, life expectancy, obesity levels and rate of suicide, just to name … Read More
Some Doctor Reviews Are Fake.
Studies show that consumers search for and rely on reviews for nearly everything, including medical care. We are all looking for that 5 star product or service. Couple this with a thriving black market in fake reviews and you have … Read More
The Private Autopsy.
Sadly, I see a lot of death cases. Prospective clients come to me with questions about the death of a loved one. Why did she die? What happened to her? Most often they want to know if her death was … Read More
Posted in Autopsy, disclosure of medical mistakes, Doctors, electronic medical records, Hospital Negligence, Hospitals, Lawsuits, medical charts, medical errors, medical ethics, Medical Malpractice, medical malpractice claims, medical malpractice lawsuits, medical mistakes, Medical Negligence, Nurses, plaintiff, Secrecy
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If you have a mobile device or have been on line for almost any reason, you have surely been confronted with a lengthy statement outlining the terms of your use of the whatever-it-is. In order to use the whatever-it-is, you … Read More
Doctors Behaving Badly.
Doctors are not immune to the mores of the society around them. It seems that everywhere we look today, we see a coarsening of society. Past generations may have cursed, but they didn’t do it all the time or loudly … Read More
Medical Ethics and Secrecy. You Cannot Have Both.
Over the many years I have been representing victims of medical malpractice, I have found that almost never will anyone inform the patient that he or she has been the victim of malpractice. The sole exception is when a foreign … Read More
Posted in disclosure of medical mistakes, Doctors, Fraud, Hospitals, Malpractice caps, Malpractice costs, medical errors, medical ethics, Medical Malpractice, medical malpractice damages caps, medical malpractice lawsuits, medical mistakes, Medical Negligence, never events, Nurses, plaintiff, Secrecy, tort reform, trial
Traveling Nurse Allegedly Feeds Her Drug Habit at Hospital Medicine Cabinet
The Covid pandemic has made the nursing shortage worse. One of the results of the nationwide nursing shortage has been an increase in the number of traveling nurses, nurses who work for a staffing service and who are sent from … Read More
Virginia OB/GYN, Who Routinely Performed Unnecessary Surgeries, Gets Prison Time
There are predators in the medical profession. The profession is unable or unwilling to root them out. The doctor I writing about today was proven to have preyed on vulnerable women in Southern Virginia for at least ten years between … Read More
Posted in Arizona Medical Board, Cancer, disclosure of medical mistakes, Doctors, Fraud, Health Care Costs, Health Insurers, Lawsuits, medical ethics, Medical Malpractice, medical malpractice cases, medical malpractice lawyers, medical mistakes, Medicare, never events, plaintiff, Secrecy, Surgical Errors, tort reform
Doctor Conflicts of Interest Are Getting Worse.
“Under no circumstances may physicians place their own financial interests above the welfare of their patients.” American Medical Association Code of Medical Ethics Opinion 11.2.2. Doctors rightly occupy a privileged position in our society. We entrust them with our bodies, … Read More
Posted in Doctors, drug companies, Fee for Service, Health Care Costs, Health Insurers, Hip Replacement, Hospitals, joint replacement, Medical Costs, Medical Devices, medical ethics, Medicare, Plastic Surgery, PODS, Prostate Cancer, Secrecy