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Tag Archives: Fort Pierce Medical Malpractice Lawyer

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Questioning Your Doctor About a Diagnosis (or the Lack of One)

By William E. Raikes III |

When suffering symptoms that seem to indicate underlying disorders, the first step is generally a visit to the doctor in the hopes of getting a diagnosis. An accurate assessment of your medical health is key to getting the treatment you need, and errors can end up proving life threatening or resulting in permanent harm…. Read More »

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Florida Researchers Target Superbug Responsible for Health Care-Associated Infections

By William E. Raikes III |

If you or someone you care about is receiving treatment in a hospital, outpatient medical center, or in a nursing home or long-term care facility, it is vitally important to speak up if you suspect you are not receiving the quality of care you are entitled to. Healthcare-associated infections are common, particularly when patients… Read More »

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10 Ways to Protect Yourself Against Medical Errors and Mistakes

By William E. Raikes III |

You trust your family doctor and other medical providers to take the appropriate steps to protect your health and safety. Unfortunately, medical mistakes on the part of physicians, pharmacists, surgeons, and hospital staff are all too common and can end up leaving you with serious and potentially life threatening conditions. To protect yourself against… Read More »

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Preventing Medical Malpractice: Knowing When to Fire Your Doctor

By William E. Raikes III |

Have you ever gone to a doctor and felt that they were dismissive towards your complaints? Maybe they downplayed your symptoms and barely glanced at your chart, rushing through the appointment to get to their next patient. Unfortunately, these are conditions in which medical errors occur, and doctors can be held liable for any… Read More »

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Online Tools Help Hospital Patients Avoid Medical Malpractice Complications

By William E. Raikes III |

Healthcare associated infections are a common problem in hospitals throughout Florida and across the United States. As one of the leading types of medical malpractice, these infections occur due to negligence on the part of doctors, nurses, and hospital staff. Failing to provide the proper level of care and failing to maintain sanitary surfaces… Read More »

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Medical Misdiagnosis Continues To Result In Tragic Consequences For Patients

By William E. Raikes III |

Most of us are aware of the health risks posed by conditions such as heart disease, cancer, and respiratory ailments. We try to lead a healthy lifestyle, and attend periodic health screenings with the hope that any illness will be caught early, giving us the best possible chance of recovery. Unfortunately, there is another… Read More »

Your Legal Rights in Cases Involving Medical Errors and Mistakes

By William E. Raikes III |

We go to our doctor or other healthcare provider expecting to get the care we need to recover from injuries or illness, as well as to get treatment to help us manage any medical conditions or diseases that may appear. Most of us have confidence in our doctors, hospitals, and medical staff to provide… Read More »

The Rise in Healthcare Associated Infections

By William E. Raikes III |

When we are seriously ill, injured, or in need of a surgical procedure, we head to our local hospital. Hospitals have long been considered a safe haven, a place we can go to in an emergency to get care. It is a place that oversees birth, death, and everything in between. Unfortunately, while we… Read More »

Medical Misdiagnosis

By William E. Raikes III |

Many people suffer from vague aches and pains on a daily basis. Generally, vague symptoms such as low energy, headaches, or changes in appetite come and go and are easily remedied by over the counter medications or vitamin supplements. When symptoms persist, it’s a good idea to make an appointment with our family doctor…. Read More »

Cosmetic Surgery Mistakes

By William E. Raikes III |

For anyone who has ever looked in the mirror and wished to change something about their appearance or wanted to turn back the hands of time, cosmetic surgery may be a viable option. The pressure to retain a youthful appearance is stronger than ever, and media images present pictures of the perfect male and… Read More »

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