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September 2017 Archives

Central line infections can be life-threatening

Having a central venous catheter is sometimes necessary when a person needs intensive medical care. You might have one of these catheters inserted in your groin, neck, or another area if you are going through treatment for cancer or a chronic condition. Some people have these catheters if they are in the intensive care unit.

Wrongful death due to medical malpractice is a sensitive matter

Medical malpractice issues can be some of the most serious. In the worst cases, the patient actually dies as a result of the malpractice. For the family members who are left behind, this tragedy will painfully rock every aspect of their lives.

When TLC becomes TMC: too much care

If you have recently gone to a New Mexico emergency room or your primary care provider, you may have felt comforted by the level of care you received. Your doctor may have ordered a battery of tests to address your complaints, and perhaps you left with a prescription in hand or an appointment to see a specialist, or to have an exploratory procedure.

Know the elements of wrongful death after a fatal medical error

Fatal medical errors are difficult for family members to cope with. The primary concern of these family members is likely getting their loved one's final arrangements made. They might also need time to go through the grieving process. One more thing that they should also consider is that they might opt to file a wrongful death lawsuit.

Know when to seek compensation for medical malpractice

We recently discussed how it is difficult to spot medical malpractice in some instances. If you are under a doctor's care and feel that your case isn't being handled properly, you might want to have it evaluated. This could help you determine if there is an element of malpractice going on.