A recent study found that most doctors will have to face a medical malpractice lawsuit at some point in their careers. However, the study also found that most of these lawsuits would not conclude with a monetary payment to a plaintiff.
A medical duty of care that is owed by a doctor to their patient forms the focal point of a great deal of case law. If you believe you were injured by a breach of the medical duty of care that was owed to you, contact a personal injury attorney and have your case evaluated at no cost or obligation to you.
It was announced on Monday, November 4, 2013, that the healthcare giant, Johnson & Johnson will pay out $2.2 billion to settle false marketing charges. The charges are that Johnson & Johnson marketed drugs for uses that had not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and paid “kickbacks” to both doctors and nursing homes.
Is breast cancer overdiagnosed? A new study that appeared recently in the “New England Journal of Medicine” indicates that this is the case.
Women have been told for many years that one of the most vital things they should do to protect their health is to have regular mammograms. However, some medical experts believe that in the last few years it has become more and more clear that mammograms are not all they are made out to be. Continue reading