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Neurosurgeon forgets left from right in operation

ST. LOUIS (AP) – A suburban St. Louis health care company is parting ways with a neurosurgeon who operated on the wrong side of a woman’s brain last year. 104 more words

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First, Do No Harm

“Can’t a person just die anymore?” naïvely asked the infirm old woman as they wheeled her in.

“She is obviously ill,” pronounced her doctor.

“She is a danger to herself,” declared the consulted psychiatrist. 172 more words

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Medical Malpractice Case Settles for $17 Million

A suburban Chicago man has accepted a $17 million settlement in a brain injury medical malpractice case. Alexander Williams of Harvey, Illinois alleged that he suffered serious brain injuries after medical personnel at the University of Chicago Medical Center failed to diagnose an infection when Williams was treated there in 2003. 113 more words

Lawyer fees

A good rule of thumb for attorneys is to “look for a phone number”, or damages worth seven figures.

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Tip: Protest a Dentist - It's your Right

Feeling exhausted with the old rigmarole of trying to get some relief and acknowledgement from your dental malpractice fiasco?

Well don’t just sit there! Grab some markers and some paper…maybe a little glitter…and make a picket sign! 106 more words

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Study shows medical malpractice claims are not causing increase in health care costs

Some still argue that high payments in medical malpractice lawsuits drive up the cost of health care, but an examination of the facts shows that this claim is false. 124 more words

RSA Group chief executive Stephen Hester - A banking blow-up and gardening leave: What Mr Fix-It did next

James Ashton 4/7/14,

There is a work-in-progress feel to Stephen Hester’s new office.

High up in the Walkie-Talkie skyscraper, a black gauze is pulled over the windows on one side to neutralise what has been dubbed the Walkie-Scorchie’s death-ray glare that warped parked cars last summer. read more

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