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Woman claims she received permanent injury from medical mix-up

Many in the medical community in New Jersey are taking note of a medical malpractice lawsuit that was filed by a 39-year-old woman in Ohio. The alleged incident happened when the woman underwent a standard gynecological procedure.

Woman claims she received permanent injury from medical mix-up

Many in the medical community in New Jersey are taking note of a medical malpractice lawsuit that was filed by a 39-year-old woman in Ohio. The alleged incident happened when the woman underwent a standard gynecological procedure.

Family says Medical malpractice turned toe infection deadly

New Jersey patients might be interested to hear that a 33-year-old man who visited a clinic because of a toe infection ended up dead because of the incompetence of the medical facility's personnel, according to a lawsuit that led to an award of $2.5 million. The family and fiancee of the man, who worked as a forklift driver, claimed medical malpractice in the 2011 death, which occurred after the man had an allergic reaction to the antibiotic prescribed for the infection.

Family says Medical malpractice turned toe infection deadly

New Jersey patients might be interested to hear that a 33-year-old man who visited a clinic because of a toe infection ended up dead because of the incompetence of the medical facility's personnel, according to a lawsuit that led to an award of $2.5 million. The family and fiancee of the man, who worked as a forklift driver, claimed medical malpractice in the 2011 death, which occurred after the man had an allergic reaction to the antibiotic prescribed for the infection.

Tips to avoid misdiagnosis

New Jersey readers may be surprised to learn that physicians misdiagnose conditions in 10 to 15 percent of new problems. There is a common perception that most misdiagnoses happen with rare conditions; however, the most commonly misdiagnosed conditions are cancer, acute renal failure, congestive heart failure, pneumonia and urinary-tract infections.

Tips to avoid misdiagnosis

New Jersey readers may be surprised to learn that physicians misdiagnose conditions in 10 to 15 percent of new problems. There is a common perception that most misdiagnoses happen with rare conditions; however, the most commonly misdiagnosed conditions are cancer, acute renal failure, congestive heart failure, pneumonia and urinary-tract infections.

Malpractice awards may be subject to Medicaid claims

New Jersey residents may be interested in learning about the actions that are sometimes taken by states to reclaim funds from patients who have had medical treatment paid for by Medicaid. The Oregon Department of Human Services recently filed a lien against a medical malpractice award made to a woman who suffered injuries after doctors failed to accurately diagnose her condition.

Malpractice awards may be subject to Medicaid claims

New Jersey residents may be interested in learning about the actions that are sometimes taken by states to reclaim funds from patients who have had medical treatment paid for by Medicaid. The Oregon Department of Human Services recently filed a lien against a medical malpractice award made to a woman who suffered injuries after doctors failed to accurately diagnose her condition.

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