Valleywide Legal Blog

Medical Malpractice Hit Parade

Today I am writing about an old malpractice case but one which epitomizes problems that I have often blogged about and which persist today.  In 2003 a spine surgeon on the Big Island of Hawaii operated on a 73 year … Read More

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Joint Replacement Becoming More Prevalent

A recent article in my local paper discussed the rising number of joint replacement surgeries in the United States.  Nationally, close to 1.2 million knee and hip surgeries are performed annually.  That number is expected to increase to 3.4 million over the … Read More

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