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Pediatricians are sued for malpractice less than other doctors

A survey conducted by the American Academy of Pediatrics in 2015 showed that 20 percent of all pediatricians will be sued at some during their career. At least 10 percent of them end up getting sued during their residencies. These are just some of the many trends associated with medical malpractice cases filed against pediatricians.

What are strokes most commonly misdiagnosed as?

Of the many different medical conditions that doctors misdiagnose each year, strokes are one of those at the top of the list. One of the reasons that physicians often mistake the symptoms that a patient is experiencing from something other than a stroke is because many of them fail to ask probing questions that would allow them to understand what's truly going on.

Sepsis causes intensive care unit patients' premature deaths

When many of us think about intensive care units (ICUs), we often imagine patients being monitored closely by cutting-edge technology or of them receiving more dedicated care at the hands of skilled medical providers. Few of us would think that it's one of the areas in the hospital with the highest rates of preventable injuries or deaths.

Midwives can be held liable for injuring patients

While using a midwife to deliver a baby used to be the norm, many women have relied upon the modern conveniences that a hospital offers to have their babies during the last few decades. Using midwives to deliver newborns has experienced a resurgence in popularity in recent years, though. This has led many women to wonder, what recourse that they have if the labor and delivery process goes wrong at their hands.

Maternal injury and mortality rates are increasing in the U.S.

A recent USA Today investigation revealed that the United States now ranks as the most dangerous developed country for pregnant women to give birth in. Each year as many as 700 mothers die during childbirth. Another 50,000 women suffer serious injuries either beforehand or afterwards.

Cook County to pay $6.5 million to settle a surgical error case

The Illinois State Attorney's Office requested permission from Cook County administrators on July 24 to go ahead and settle a 2013 medical malpractice case for $6.5 million. The family of a 55-year-old Chicago woman had brought a lawsuit against the Stoger Hospital soon after she died from a botched pacemaker surgery.

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