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No Progress in Reducing Medical Malpractice and Drug Injuries in Florida

by fpw | August 2nd, 2011

The article states that a study released in April by medical journal Health Affairs found that as many as one in three hospital admissions in the U.S. results in injuries requiring additional hospitalization or treatment.

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Jackson’s doctor’s license restricted in the midst of medical malpractice suit

by fpw | April 14th, 2010

April 14, 2010 Do you think Michael Jackson’s doctor is guilty of medical malpractice? Apparently the Texas Medical Board has concerns about Conrad Murray’s ability to administer certain drugs because it has restricted his medical license. According to USA Today, Michael Jackson’s doctor has had his medical license restricted by the Texas board in light

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Woman billed in possible medical malpractice case

by fpw | October 23rd, 2008

October 23, 2008 A woman is complaining of receiving a bill for a hospital emergency room visit, which she waited 19 hours but never saw a doctor, causing a possible medical malpractice suit. The woman received a bill for $162 though she never received treatment at the hospital. Officials at the hospital say that the

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Hospital abuse cases could cost hospital funds

by fpw | August 26th, 2008

August 26, 2008 Hospital abuse by staff and a doctor at a mental hospital could cause the hospital to stop receiving funds after a 50-year-old man was left unattended for 22 hours at a mental hospital. According to the federal investigation, the man choked on his medication and was left unattended for nearly a day

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