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Is Unnecessary Surgery Worth a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

You’ve had a surgical procedure. At the time, you thought the procedure was medically necessary. However, sometime later, you realized that you shouldn’t have had the surgery. It wasn’t appropriate for your condition, and other treatments would have been better. Now what? If you’re the victim of unnecessary surgery, you may wonder if it’s worth …

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Signs and Symptoms of Dehydration in Nursing Home Patients

Signs and Symptoms of Dehydration in Nursing Home Patients

Dehydration is a serious problem in nursing homes. According to a study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, elderly nursing home patients are more likely to be dehydrated than elderly people in other living situations. (Reuters, Nursing home patients more likely to be dehydrated.) It’s important to understand the causes and symptoms …

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Can I Sue a Doctor for Emotional Distress?

Can I Sue a Doctor for Emotional Distress?

Medical malpractice is devastating. For victims and their families, receiving physical trauma is only the beginning. There is also the emotional anguish of suffering without proper medical care. Emotional trauma can even create additional physical symptoms. What happens when medical malpractice causes emotional distress? Can the victim of the malpractice get compensated for the emotional …

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Physical and Chemical Restraints in Nursing Home Facilities

Physical and Chemical Restraints in Nursing Home Facilities

Nursing homes often have overcrowding, understaffing and limited resources. Too often, caregivers turn to physical and chemical restraints to manage and control residents. It can be devastating for victims and their families. The use of physical and chemical restraints are regulated by both United States and South Carolina law. When used inappropriately, restraints have the …

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