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Stroke Misdiagnosis: Impacts and Implications

A recent review published by the US Department of Health & Human Services revealed that 7.4 million patients are misdiagnosed each year during Emergency Room (ER) visits. The #1 misdiagnosed condition that causes serious related harm is stroke. While most people are familiar with the term stroke, very few are aware of how to recognize the symptoms of stroke or how serious the condition can be when treatment is delayed. Stroke is a medical condition that affects close to 800,000 Americans every year. If a hospital or ER does not correctly diagnose a stroke, their failure to act would be considered medical malpractice. What is a Stroke? There are two broad categories of stroke: (1) ischemic, and (2) hemorrhagic. An ischemic stroke occurs when the blood supply to parts of the brain is reduced or blocked by a blood clot or other particles, preventing the brain from receiving the necessary oxygen and nutrients from the blood. Alternatively, a hemorrhagic stroke occurs when a blood vessel in the brain leaks blood or bursts. Hemorrhagic strokes are typically caused by high blood pressure. Sometimes a precursor to an ischemic stroke, is a history of transient ischemic attack(s) (TIA), which occur when blood...

Types of Damages in a Medical Malpractice Case

If you’ve suffered harm due to medical malpractice and you’re filing a lawsuit, the reason will be to recover the damages you’ve incurred. This is a legal term for financial losses. There are economic damages in a medical malpractice case, such as the money you’ve lost from work and your medical bills. There are also non-economic damages, which are more subjective. These include pain and suffering, emotional trauma, and others. The following is a closer look at some of the specific damages you may be able to recover by taking legal action. The law firm of Keller, Melchiorre & Walsh has a team of attorneys who have a deep knowledge of medical malpractice and will work to make sure you obtain the full and fair compensation you deserve.  Schedule a free evaluation of your case by contacting us online or calling (561) 295-5825.  Past and Future Medical Bills You’ve no doubt already started to see the medical bills pile up, of course. They’re coming in so fast that you might be feeling a sense of panic since you might not have any idea how they’re going to get paid. We see this a lot, whether we’re representing clients hurt by...

Overview of Florida Medical Malpractice

When you need medical help, whether it’s because you’ve been hurt in a bicycle accident or for any other reason, you don’t expect anyone involved in your care to make a mistake that winds up making things even worse. Unfortunately, medical malpractice occurs far more often than you might think in Florida and across the US. If you’ve suffered harm, or you’ve tragically lost a loved one due to medical malpractice, talk to an attorney with Keller, Melchiorre & Walsh as soon as you can. We have years of experience in these kinds of cases, and we get results on behalf of our clients. You can contact us online for a free consultation, or you can give us a call at (561) 295-5825. Medical Malpractice Statistics in the US It’s not at all uncommon for someone to file a medical malpractice lawsuit. In fact, there are about 85,000 such lawsuits in the U.S. every year. About 20% of adults in our country say they’ve been affected personally by a medical mistake, while about 30% say someone close to them suffered harm due to medical negligence. Between 2010-2019, medical malpractice victims received more than $40 billion in payouts. Florida was among...

Negligence at Residential Substance Abuse Treatment Centers

Treatment centers for substance abuse disorders are meant to be safe areas where patients can recover with the help of licensed professionals. An individual may spend days or months in a residential facility to receive the type of treatment that is best catered to his or her disorder. However, with over 14,500 specialized treatment facilities in the United States, it is alarming to discover how difficult it is to impress consistent regulations for each center. Without rules that can be regulated on a national or state level, facilities have more of an opportunity to get away with low quality care and negligence. If you, or someone you know, have been injured at a residential treatment center for a substance abuse disorder, contact a trusted attorney today if you suspect it was a result of negligence. WHAT IS A REASONABLE STANDARD OF CARE? One of the complicated aspects of proving treatment center neglect is being able to show there was an unreasonable standard of care provided. In order to do this, one would have to understand the definition of a reasonable standard of care. This standard varies from center to center, and the law only vaguely touches on this expectation. Additionally, the treatment facilities...

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