$15 Million Medical Malpractice Claim for Botched Neurosurgery

/ / Blog, Brain & Spinal Injury, Medical Malpractice, Nuerosurgery

A 54-year-old woman was left paralyzed after a surgery conducted at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and recently filed a $15 million medical malpractice claim against the institution. In 2014, doctors discovered meningiomas (benign tumors) within the thin layers of tissue covering her brain and spinal cord. After doctors recommended removing one of … Continued

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6 Medical Record Input Errors that Lead to Lawsuits

/ / Blog, Electronic Medical Records, Medical Malpractice, Misdiagnosis, Negligence

Electronic Medical Records (EMRs), according to the general medical community, serve as an unnecessary obstacle to practicing medicine. As a result, many physicians are resistant or slow to adopt the utilization of EMRs. Case law establishes physicians can be held liable for harm that could have been averted had they more carefully studied the records, … Continued

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