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Testing Errors that can Lead to Birth Injuries

by Thomas Stroble | November 3rd, 2016

Michigan Birth Injury LawyerExpectant parents rely on doctors to adequately monitor a pregnancy and the health of both mother and child. Doctors may use a variety of medical tests to measure health during pregnancy and to address any potential problems that exist or that may arise. When a doctor makes negligent testing errors, both the parents and the baby can suffer harm. The following are some examples of testing errors that may constitute medical malpractice.

Failing to Perform Necessary Tests

There are certain tests used to identify possible health issues in a mother, including preeclampsia, gestational diabetes, bilirubin in the bloodstream, and … Read More

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Errors in Prescribing Medication Can Lead To Medical Malpractice Claims

by Thomas Stroble | October 5th, 2015

Michigan Malpractice Attorney Fights For Patient RightsMore than four billion prescriptions1 for many different types of medication were filled at pharmacies in the United States in 2014 and even more medications were distributed in hospitals and medical centers. This means that medical professionals often write multiple prescriptions for multiple clients per day. Additionally, many individuals take several different kinds of drugs for several different ailments or conditions at the same time, including over-the-counter drugs. 

Because of the prevalence of medication in our society, doctors are expected to do certain research prior to prescribing or recommending certain medicines to patients. For example, doctors should always ask … Read More

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How Can an Attorney Help the Victims of Nursing Home Abuse?

by Thomas Stroble | September 23rd, 2015

home caregiverNursing home abuse is a pervasive problem in the United States today. While statistics regarding nursing home abuse are extremely difficult to gather, a study endorsed by the National Center on Elder Abuse1 indicated that 44 percent of nursing home residents indicated that they had been the victims of abuse. Nursing home abuse can take many forms, including physical, emotional, and financial abuse, and can leave victims with significant physical and emotional injuries. Fortunately for victims, there are many ways in which an experienced attorney may be able to help. Some of the more common are discussed below. For … Read More

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Recognizing the Signs of Michigan Nursing Home Abuse

by Thomas Stroble | July 15th, 2015

Senior Couple Talking To Health Visitor At HomeAccording to the Michigan Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs,1 there are 440 nursing homes in the state. These facilities are responsible for ensuring the health and well-being of some of the most vulnerable members of our society, including older adults and the disabled. While nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are subject to myriad state and federal regulations that are designed to ensure that residents receive quality care, every year thousands of nursing residents sustain injury as the result of the negligent or intentional acts of the very people who are supposed to be providing them … Read More

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Recovering for Infections Sustained in Hospitals

by Thomas Stroble | July 9th, 2015

Hospital - surgery team in operating room or Op of a clinic operIndividuals who are admitted to the hospital are often suffering from serious medical conditions and require stabilization and treatment. For this reason, it is highly important that hospitals maintain a sterile and safe environment for their patients. Unfortunately, medical professionals can make mistakes like anyone else and, at times, these errors can result in the spread of new infections to patients.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported1 that, in 2011 alone, nearly 722,000 individuals contracted hospital-acquired infections (HAIs), also referred to as nosocomial infections.This means that approximately one of every 25 patients got … Read More

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