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  1. Pregnancy Claims in UK Offer a Worrying Insight into Maternity Care

    by , 09-13-2012 at 12:09 PM
    After a Freedom of Information request, it transpired that the UKs National Health Service had paid over 70m in compensation for clinical negligence in their maternity department, over the space of three years.

    The claims came from families suffering from stillbirth experiences and babies born disabled. Unsurprisingly, such large pay-outs will have a knock-on effect, reducing the financial support of front-line services.

    Not only did the damages amount to over 70m, ...
  2. May I Sue My Physician For Failure to Diagnose my Illness?

    by , 07-05-2012 at 07:03 PM
    May I Sue My Physician For Failure to Diagnose my Illness?

    Medical malpractice refers to the umbrella term encompassing many different acts of medically negligence. Some commonly and less commonly known types of malpractice in medicine are a healthcare professional's improper treatment, wrong treatment, or also the failure to properly diagnose the correct Illness.

    That said, simply because a medical provider might not have diagnosed a disease or other condition ...