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February 2017 Archives

Health risks to mothers during pregnancy and delivery

Sadly, babies are susceptible to birth injuries that can affect their whole lives if not prevented. Though some birth injuries are unavoidable, doctors may be at fault for failing to monitor the baby's condition or taking reasonable measures to prevent injury. What many people do not realize is that a mother's injuries are also relevant to a medical malpractice case if the doctor failed to monitor her condition and risk of injury as well.

The basics of the time limit to bring a medical malpractice suit

Malpractice suits, like all lawsuits, are subject to time limits known as 'statutes of limitations.' In fact, the only type of legal action that isn't subject to a time limit are prosecutions for murder. Most other lawsuits, civil and criminal, are subject to time limits. The purpose of time limits is to ensure that people (a) bring their claims in a timely manner and (b) relieve people from being worried about getting sued for their entire life. This post will go over the basics of statutes of limitations (SOLs) and how they may affect you.

Study finds cervical cancer fatalities are higher for black women

A study published in the journal Cancer found that cervical cancer mortality rates are substantially higher for African American women than they are for white women. Cervical cancer is a deadly and virulent strain of cancer that kills an estimated 4,000 women a year in the United States. It is dangerous because it is so difficult to detect. By the time it is discovered, it is often spread so far that it 's hard to bring back under control.

Failure to diagnose skin cancer: can you sue?

Failure to diagnose or misdiagnosis is a valid medical malpractice claim. This post will go over the nuance of medical malpractice claims for missing a skin cancer diagnosis. It requires you to prove the same elements as you would in any other malpractice suit, except this time, the negligence is that the doctor missed something critical that another doctor would have discovered. Furthermore, you must prove that if that doctor had caught it, you would have had a reduced or preventable injury.

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Michael H. Bereston, Inc.
138 Main Street, Suite 200
P.O. Box 2990
Annapolis, MD 21401

Maryland: 410-793-4554
Toll Free: 866-517-4037
Baltimore/Annapolis: 410-269-5011
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