An Underlying Cause of Misdiagnosis: Misread Medical Tests

What happens when a doctor misreads an x-ray, ultrasound, or medical test? The consequences vary and can lead to serious injury or death. Studies show that medical mistakes account for more than 10,000 deaths a year in the United States, as well as thousands of injuries. Among those healthcare errors, misread medical information is the…Read More >>

Worst Case Scenario: Amputation as a Result of Medical Neglect

Currently, approximately two million people in America are living with an amputation. Amputations are known to be caused by tragic incidents like car accidents and military combat. These types of catastrophic events usually entail amputation because of a severe injury, where there is no way to avoid losing the limb. Medical malpractice, however, is a…Read More >>

Dealing with a Delay in Diagnosing Cancer

Being diagnosed with cancer is never anything short of a devastating experience. Your whole world seems to come to a sudden halt, and a million thoughts and questions naturally begin to race through your mind: How has this happened to me? How will my children and family respond? Why didn’t I listen to everything the…Read More >>