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Medical mistakes still kill 1,000 patients a day, Leapfrog says

Over time hospitals have made notable strides in increased patient safety. Yet, there is still an estimated 1,000 people a day that die from medical errors. Leapfrog created a Hospital Safety Grade to alert consumers to the hazards that come with putting your trust and personal health in the hands of a hospital. Many people turn to hospitals for personal injury or general medical treatment. This guide is there to help them choose the safest option.

There are more than 2,600 hospitals nationwide and 63 of them have achieved an “A” in every scoring update. Would you like to know the five states with the highest percentage of A hospitals? Would you like to know the hospitals that have a “D” and yes, an “F” rating is located?

Take a moment to review this report and save it for future reference. You will be glad you did and it may save you or a loved one’s life.

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Talcum Powder Ovarian Cancer Lawsuits Update

Lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson have stated that the company continued to market power that included talc, even after they had known the connection between ovarian cancer and genital talcum use. Many women have used their powder for decades did so under the guise of its safety for their feminine hygiene. The lawsuit goes on to accuse Johnson & Johnson Baby of failing to warn women of the increased risk of ovarian cancer, putting their own profits from sales ahead of the health of their customers. As a result, personal injury lawsuits by women with ovarian cancer who used baby powder with talc are rapidly increasing as the knowledge of the lawsuit spreads.

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Is the U.S Government to blame for a NY Patients Death?

The U.S. government is being sued over an elderly patient’s falls that created serious injuries, eventually leading to his inevitable death. Aaron Thompson, an Vietnam War veteran, had fallen not once but twice in a government-run nursing home in the Bronx, New York. The complaint focused on not only the negligence of the hospital but its staff and ultimately the owner of the nursing home, the U.S government. This type of negligence not only violates New York’s health code, but it also constituted medical malpractice since the nursing home staff deviated from the accepted standards of nursing and medical treatment and care to prevent the injuries sustained by Thompson. As a result, the complaint claims that the nursing home which is owned by the United States of America caused Thompson to endure pain, suffering, and death and should be held accountable.

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Representing Families Affected By Birth Injuries

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