Category Archives: Professional Malpractice

Professional malpractice attorneys representing birth injuries, surgical errors, cancer misdiagnoses and other serious injuries caused by negligence.

How Did a 17-Year-Old Get Away with Pretending to Be a Doctor?

While the events depicted in a movie such as Catch Me If You Can, a based-on-true-life tale where a young con artist pretends to be an airline pilot, lawyer and doctor, can make for excellent entertainment, the fact that such scenarios can and have played out in real life is extremely frightening. A hospital should never allow someone who is…
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Veterans Administration Investigating Gainesville VA Facility

We recently blogged about veterans who died or were seriously injured while waiting for appointments and care at several Veterans Administration (VA) facilities throughout the US. The first signs of negligence surfaced after inside sources revealed that a VA facility in Phoenix, Arizona had a secret waiting list for veterans, leveling accusations that at least 40 American veterans died while…
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More Cases of Gross Veteran Negligence Surfaces, VA Launching Audit of All Clinics

As we previously blogged before, the Veterans Administration (VA) has been having serious issues with their employees being severely negligent in the care of their patients, resulting in over three dozen veteran deaths. According to CNN, more injustices at several other VA facilities have been uncovered. Two VA Medical Center employees in Durham, North Carolina have been placed on administrative…
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40 Veterans Die Due to VA Hospital’s Elaborate Moneymaking Scheme

We recently blogged about extended delays in health care appointments suffered by veterans across the country who died while waiting for appointments and care; however, the new revelations about a Phoenix VA are perhaps the most disturbing and striking to come to light thus far. According to CNN, at least 40 US veterans died waiting for appointments at the Phoenix…
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Elder Advocates Protest Florida Bill That Shields Nursing Home Investors From Lawsuits

According to The Tampa Bay Times, investors in Florida nursing homes would be shielded from lawsuits when residents are abused or neglected under new provisions authorized in a bill the Florida House sent to the governor on April 23. The bill, SB 670, was approved 109-7 after passing in the Senate; however, the bill has been vigorously opposed by elder…
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Hospital Error May Have Put 18 Patients At Risk of Incurable and Deadly Disease

According to The Los Angeles Times, 18 neurosurgery patients in North Carolina may have been exposed to an incurable brain disorder because instruments were not properly sterilized after an operation on someone who already had the disease. Novant Health Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem apologized for the incident, saying that “extra precautions should have been taken”, because there were reasons…
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