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What Is the Average Payout for Medical Negligence Resulting in Death?

Losing a loved one is always difficult, but when it happens due to medical negligence, it can be even more devastating. If you believe a medical professional’s mistake caused your loved one’s death, you might be wondering about compensation. This blog post will discuss important factors to consider when thinking about the average payout for medical negligence resulting in...

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Proving Causation in a Medical Malpractice Case in New Mexico

Proving causation is a critical step in holding healthcare providers accountable for their negligent actions. It involves demonstrating a clear link between a healthcare provider’s actions and the harm suffered by the plaintiff. This requires a thorough examination of the medical records, expert testimony, and other relevant evidence. The ultimate goal is to establish that the healthcare provider’s breach...

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What to Know About Sepsis Malpractice Settlements – Can You Sue?

Sepsis is a life-threatening condition that arises when the body’s response to an infection causes inflammation throughout the body. Prompt and proper treatment of sepsis is crucial to prevent serious complications and improve outcomes for patients. However, when sepsis occurs due to medical negligence, patients and their families may have legal options to pursue compensation for damages. Seeking help...

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What Is the Difference Between Express and Implied Consent in Health Care?

In the world of health care, consent plays an important role. There are two main types of consent—express and implied. Implied consent deals with situations involving inferred permission, while express consent involves overt permission. Consent is an integral component of medical treatment and procedures. It helps validate the patient-healthcare provider relationship and reinforces respect for individual autonomy and the...

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Misdiagnosis of an Ovarian Cyst: What Should My Next Steps Be?

Most women experience ovarian cysts at some point in their lives. Usually benign, these fluid-filled sacs usually dissolve on their own without causing any noticeable symptoms or health issues. But in some cases, these cysts can become problematic, leading to pain, discomfort, cancer, and other complications. Sadly, misdiagnoses of ovarian cysts are not unheard of and can have serious...

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Will My Medical Malpractice Case Settle Out Of Court?

If you or a loved one has been injured by the negligent behavior of a healthcare provider, you may be eligible to file a claim for medical malpractice. Many injured patients are overwhelmed by the thought of lengthy and complicated litigation. It is important to understand that, despite what is often represented in dramatic legal or medical television programs...

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What Is the Average Payout for Nerve Damage?

Nerve damage can have a lasting impact on your ability to live your life the way you want. If you are such a victim, you may wonder, What is the average payout for nerve damage? Nerve damage settlement lawsuits can provide compensation to accident victims. At Poulos & Coates, LLP, our experienced attorneys have successfully obtained compensation on behalf...

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Can You Sue for a Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis in New Mexico?

Being diagnosed with breast cancer can be one of life’s most challenging moments. However, imagine going through the emotional rollercoaster of a breast cancer diagnosis only to find out later that it could have been identified earlier. The misdiagnosis of breast cancer is a devastating experience that can have long-lasting effects on your physical and emotional well-being. If you...

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Suffering from Complications from a Colonoscopy? Know if You Can Sue

Colonoscopies are crucial medical procedures for detecting and preventing serious conditions like colorectal cancer. However, the thought of undergoing one can be unsettling for many. When complications arise from a colonoscopy, it adds a layer of distress and uncertainty. At Poulos & Coates, LLP, we understand the sensitivity surrounding colonoscopies and the impact of potential complications. If you believe...

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When Is a Pharmacy Liable for a Medication Error?

Pharmacists, like all medical professionals, owe a duty of care to their patients. One of the most important duties a pharmacist has is to fill prescriptions accurately. However, pharmacists have a tough job—especially these days—and it’s not uncommon for a pharmacist to make a mistake that drastically affects a patient’s life. Who Is at Fault for a Medication Error?...

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