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Deceased nurse's estate receives $2.4 million for medical mistake

Medical malpractice is a serious issue. A brief review of the daily newspaper headlines reveals that hospital negligence and doctor errors occur on a daily basis throughout the country. While many medical mistakes are not debilitating or life-threatening, too many are. Maryland readers may find the following article to be of interest, which concerns a recent medical oversight and doctor's error that left an Illinois nurse dead.

Hospital negligence costs woman both legs

Hospital negligence is not an issue that should be taken lightly. Medical mistakes such as surgical errors or misdiagnosis can result in serious, life altering consequences. While nothing can ever make up for what a patient losses in terms of quality of life, it is possible for the victims of hospital negligence and medical malpractice to hold the responsible parties accountable. Maryland readers may have read about the tragic incident where a woman who lost her legs due to medical malpractice.

Family receives $7 million following birth injury

Childbirth is supposed to be one of the happiest moments in a person's life. Unfortunately, sometimes things can go very wrong. When things do go wrong, such as a labor error or delivery error that results in harm to the child or the mother, the injured party may be entitled to monetary damages. Maryland readers may be interested in the following blog about a recent birth injury malpractice suit that recently settled in Los Angeles County.

Brain damaged child awarded $7 million in lawsuit

Childbirth is supposed to be a joyous time. Unfortunately, there are times when things do go wrong. Sometimes when things go wrong it is impossible to attribute blame. In other cases, a delivery error or medical mistakes made in the days immediately after delivery are the result of hospital negligence. If negligence or medical errors are the cause of an injury, the family may be entitled to compensation for the child's future medical expenses.

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