$15 Million Medical Malpractice Claim for Botched Neurosurgery

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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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20 Frequently Misdiagnosed Conditions

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Medical malpractice comes in various forms, all of which may warrant a law suit. The primary cause of medically-related litigation is misdiagnosis, as doctors do not always get it right. Here are many of the top conditions healthcare professionals overlook or identify incorrectly: Aortic Dissection Appendicitis Cancer Celiac Disease Cluster headaches Depression Endometriosis Fibromyalgia Heart … Continued

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Traumatic Brain & Spinal Injury Medical/Legal Symposium

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The Catastrophic Care Society is hosting a Traumatic Brain & Spinal Injury Medical/Legal Symposium. Mednick Associates will be in attendance as an exhibitor and sponsor. The event will be held at the Venetian in Las Vegas, Nevada, November 8-10, 2015. Further information on the symposium, including the agenda, can be found here.

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