What does nursing home neglect and abuse look like?

It’s never easy to move a loved one, such as an aging parent, into a nursing home. However, if they receive high-quality, professional care, you can sleep easy at night knowing that they’re in good hands. Unfortunately, nursing home neglect and abuse remain a concern throughout the country. Even though you did your homework with […]

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Get the facts about failure to diagnose cancer

Many types of cancer are easier to treat when diagnosed early. Unfortunately, your doctor may fail to recognize cancer symptoms, giving the disease a chance to spread before you seek treatment. Learn more about failure to diagnose cancer and determine whether you or a loved one should seek a second opinion. Understand the reasons for a […]

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How to manage the aftermath of a truck accident

No matter how many steps you take to protect against an accident with a commercial truck, you never know what lies up the road ahead. If you’re injured in a truck accident, it’s likely to change your life in many ways. And depending on the severity of the accident, it could change your life forever. […]

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Steps to take after a health care fall

Steps to take after a health care fall In a health care setting, a patient fall constitutes a “never event.” According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, a never event is a serious, preventable safety issue in a hospital or nursing home. Nevertheless, AHRQ reports that 50% of nursing home residents have a […]

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7 types of never events

7 types of never events In 2001, Ken Kizer, M.D., introduced the term “never event.” The phrase describes medical errors that should never happen, which may include death or serious injury. The events are recognizable and severe for patients and show a problem with the safety and integrity of a health care institution. According to […]

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Did a trucking company’s practice contribute to a serious crash?

Did a trucking company cause a serious crash? When a commercial truck crashes into a smaller passenger vehicle, the discrepancy in size and weight can result in catastrophic injuries to the passengers in the smaller vehicle and absolute destruction of the vehicle itself. Many times, the victims of a commercial trucking crash will focus on what […]

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A misdiagnosed blood clot may have disastrous consequences

When you are not feeling well, you expect a medical professional to use established procedures and available equipment to diagnose and treat your condition. Still, medical misdiagnoses happen at an alarming rate. If you feel your doctor misdiagnosed a blood clot, you may experience significant health consequences. Even though health care professionals know how to […]

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Top 4 factors that increase risk of bedsores

Do you have an elderly loved one who spends most of the time bedbound or sitting in a wheelchair? If so, he or she may be at risk of developing bedsores. Formed when the weight of the body cuts off the blood supply to the skin, making it susceptible to forces of friction and shear, […]

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We started this blog to discuss matters that are relevant to personal injury and medical malpractice cases in Massachusetts. Check back frequently to learn more. Contact Us for a Free Case Evaluation!

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