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Prostate Problems and Cancer: Unavoidable Risks and Liabilities


Endometriosis Risks: Internal Pain, External Liability


Chronic Skin Conditions: Dermatology and Other Liabilities and Risks


Cerebral Palsy: Liability Risks for Injuries at Birth and Beyond


Sepsis and Septic Shock: Deadly Risks and Liabilities


Lupus and Rheumatic Diseases: Inflamed Liabilities


Intrauterine Device Risks and Liability Considerations


Bulging Risks: Hernia Treatment Liability


Heavy Liabilities: Obesity, Weight Control, and Treatment Risks


Burns Related to Surgery or Other Medical Treatment: Hot Liability Issues


Migraine Litigation Risks: Liability Headaches


Meningitis: The Swelling Risks of Litigation


Chiropractic: Risks That Manipulation May Lead to Litigation


Urological Disorders and Urinary Dysfunction: Litigation Caution Signs


Out of Surgery and Into Recovery: Post-Op Risks


Compounded Drugs: Mix of Risk and Liability


Nursing Home Injuries: Acute Risks for Subacute and Skilled Nursing Care


Retained Surgical Items: Internal Risks and Liabilities


Failure to Comply with Advance Directive: Deadly Risk


Unnecessary Cardiac Procedures: Getting to the Heart of the Risks


Experimental Treatments: The Invention of Risk and Liability


Colonoscopy: Scoping the Risks and Liabilities


Injecting Risk Into Steroid Use and Administration


Liposuction: The Skinny on Malpractice Liability


Spinal Cord Injury Malpractice: Back to Back Problems


Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy: Brain Injury Dangers


Asthma Risks and Liabilities: Taking a Deep Breath


Dental Procedures and Oral Surgery: Extracting Risks and Liabilities


The Body as Proof: Litigation Risks Involving Autopsies


Gestational Diabetes: The Effects on Mothers, Babies, and Providers May Not Be Sweet


Kidney Diseases and Disorders: Stones, Dialysis, and Liability Concerns


Parkinson's Disease: Shaky Situations, Litigation Considerations, and Potential Perils


Under Pressure: Liability Risks in Diagnosing and Treating Glaucoma


Gut-Wrenching Pain: Liability Risks Related to Gastrointestinal Disorders


Hear No Evil? Liability for Hearing Disorder or Hearing Loss Injuries


Breast Surgery Revisited: Liability Risks of the Resurgery Epidemic


Stroke: Challenges, Risks, and Liability Issues


Diagnosing and Treating Multiple Sclerosis: Liability Considerations


Unlocking Genetic Secrets: Liability Risks for Genetic Testing and Information Providers


How Risky Is Going to the Hospital? The Dangers and Liabilities of Healthcare-Associated Infections


Vectors of Risk: Zika, West Nile, and Similar Tick and Mosquito Disease Litigation


A Spectrum of Risks Related to Autism: Liability Issues and Litigation


Slumbering Concerns: Sleep Disorder Treatment Risks and Liabilities


Problematic Procreation: Liability Risks in Diagnosing and Treating Infertility


Malpractice or Negligence Liability: Thyroid Disorders and Conditions


Pneumonia Complications, Hospitalizations, Deaths: Risks and Liabilities


Risks in Caring for Patients with Cognitive Impairments: Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia


Unclean, Unsterile, Unsafe: Risks of Injury from Unsterilized Medical Equipment


Arthritis Pain and Inflammation: Diagnosis and Treatment Risks


Pediatrician Liability Involving Diseases and Conditions of Childhood


Organ Transplants: Saving Lives, Facing Risks, Minimizing Complications


Gastric Bypass, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Lap Banding and More: Risks of Patient Injury and Provider Malpractice in Weight-Loss Surgery


Chemotherapy: Risks and Liabilities When the Treatment Is Toxic


COPD Liability Risks: When Taking a Breath Is Not Easy


Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Diagnosis and Treatment Failures


Mending a Broken Heart: Malpractice Risks in Diagnosing and Treating Heart Disease


Mothers, Infants, and Obstetrical Injuries: Labor and Delivery Liability Risks


Beyond the Holiday Blues: When Depression Leads to Liability


More Than Skin Deep: Skin Cancer Misdiagnosis and Other Liability Issues


Backaches and Court Battles: When Chronic Back Pain Leads to Litigation


Hepatitis: Provider Malpractice and Patient Injury


Epilepsy and Seizure Disorders: Malpractice in Diagnosis and Treatment


Injuries Resulting From Laser Procedures: Risks for Physicians, Technicians, and Manufacturers


Physician and Manufacturer Risks for Pain Pump Injuries: Malpractice, Negligence, and Products Liability


Diabetes and Its Complications: Malpractice and Other Liability Issues


Danger and Controversy: Lyme Disease Liability Risks


Blood Draws, Testing, Transfusions: Venipuncture Injury, Inaccurate Results, Tainted Blood - The Liability Risks


Congenital Heart Conditions: How Infants, Adults, and Healthcare Providers Handle the Risks


Prescription Painkillers: Risks for Patients, Pharmacists, and Physicians


Thicker Than Water: Liability When Blood Clots Cause Injury or Death


Diagnosis and Treatment of Heart Attacks: Liability Issues


Brain Aneurysm and Subarachnoid Hemorrhage: Failure to Diagnose, Delayed Diagnosis, Misdiagnosis


Physical Therapy: Rehabilitation Services and Liability Risks


Surgical Misidentification: Wrong Site, Wrong Procedure, Wrong Patient


New Hips, New Knees, New Problems: Hip and Knee Replacements


Independent Medical Evaluations: Legal Risks and Responsibilities


Drugs, Dosage, and Damage: Physician Liability for Prescribing or Administering Medication


Complementary and Alternative Medicine: Practitioner Liability


When Cataract Treatment Creates More Harm Than Cure: Malpractice Liability Issues


Emergency Medical Services: Liability and Immunity for Medical Rescue


Vaccines: An Ounce of Prevention May Lead to a Pound of Injury


When Urgency Leads to Errors: Liability for Emergency Care


Liability for Electronic and Other Medical Record Information Disclosure


Mistakes in Diagnosing Cancer: Liability Concerns for Misdiagnosis, Failure to Diagnose, and Delayed Diagnosis


Cosmetic Surgery Gone Wrong: High Hopes Meet Unexpected Results


Anesthesiology Errors: Complications, Malpractice, and Catastrophe


Foodborne Illness: When Grabbing a Bite Can Be Deadly


Too Much, Too Little, Too Late: Injuries from Delays and Failures to Perform CT Scans or Overexposure to Radiation


Repeat Brain Trauma That Is More Than a Bump on the Head: Multiple Concussion Injury and Second Impact Syndrome


Using Medical Devices Off-Label: False Claims, Overpromotion, Malpractice, and Other Dangerous Territory


Off-Label Use of Prescriptions: When is this Medical Malpractice? Is the Pharmaceutical Company Liable for Overpromotion?


The New Oral Contraceptives: Stroke and Other Adverse Event Liability


Hospital-Acquired Infections: Who Is Liable and Why?


When Pain is the Only Proof: Subjective Impairments