• Malpractice Lawyers

    Posted on February 16th, 2011

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    Increase in Childbirth Deaths Related to Regional Anesthetics

    Most C-section deliveries in the United States are conducted under regional anesthesia, but a new study shows that the number of deaths associated with the use of regional anesthesia have actually increased, even as the overall number of maternal childbirth deaths has dropped sharply over the past few decades. The study, which focused on maternal [...]

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  • Malpractice Lawyers

    Posted on September 10th, 2010

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    Concern about Diagnostic Errors

    There’s plenty that Arizona medical malpractice lawyers and patient safety advocates can advise to prevent medical and medication errors.  However, there are other equally deadly errors that sometimes seem to stay under the public radar.  We’re talking about diagnostic errors, and according to the New York Times, these error rates average about 10% across all [...]

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  • Malpractice Lawyers

    Posted on August 4th, 2010

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    New HHS Regulations Will Make Hospital Infection Data Public

    Patients will soon have access to the kind of information they need to make a safe and informed decision about the hospital of their choice.  That’s because new regulations that require making public information about hospital-acquired infections will go into effect soon. Beginning in January next year, hospitals around the country will be required to [...]

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