Month: December 2016

How Hospitals Can Reduce Patient Falls

Falls in hospitals continue to be a significant health concern; there are about 2.3 to 7 falls per patient per 1,000 patient-days. A study published in the Journal of Internal Medicine found that the majority of patient fall when they are unassisted, in their room, and during an overnight stay. Hospitals need to adopt procedures that ensure patients can quickly […]

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Common Medical Malpractice Claims

Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare provider makes a mistake, has an oversight, or administers negligent treatment that causes a patient harm. Recognizing common situations that result in medical malpractice may help prevent this serious problem. Common Malpractice Claims American patients are injured by negligent doctors and healthcare providers at an alarming rate. According to the Journal of Patient Safety, […]

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When Defective Toys Injure Children

Christmas gifts that bring joy and pleasure to children can also bring pain and suffering. When defective toys become dangerous, parents and guardians can pursue product liability and personal injury claims against the company’s that produce and sell these dangerous items. Injuries Caused by Defective Toys Defective children’s toys can harm children in many ways, including the following: Burns. Toys […]

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