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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