Medical Malpractice & Doctor Mistakes in NC Archives - Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

What Are the Most Common Medical Mistakes in North Carolina?

If you ever require medical attention due to a personal injury accident, you are most likely going to want the best treatment and the highest standard of care available. Sadly, when a healthcare professional makes a mistake due to a distraction, incompetence, or simple human error, your situation can quickly go from bad to worse….

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How Do You Know if You Suffered a Surgical Error That Gives You Grounds to File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

The most-thorough review of U.S. hospital records, insurance claims and medical malpractice lawsuits ever conducted produced an estimate that slightly more than 4,040 surgical errors harm patients each year. Further, the mistakes by surgeons, nurses, anesthesiologists and other members of the surgery team were found to be preventable in almost every instance. Patients are regularly…

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