Emergency room corridor

When Does Poor Emergency Room Care Become Medical Malpractice?

Patients enter emergency rooms under pressing circumstances, without making appointments or checking medical credentials. They seek resolution to urgent problems, such as deep cuts, burns, serious infections, or broken bones and, most of the time, they are well taken care of. Nonetheless, when emergency rooms fail their patients, the results may be catastrophic. If you […]

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Doctor prescribing medication, making a prescription error.

What Prescription Errors Constitute Medical Malpractice?

A medical malpractice claim can arise in a number of different circumstances. Any phase in a patient’s treatment is vulnerable to negligent action or inaction by medical professionals and could lead to the patient suffering harm as a result. For instance, errors in prescription medication are actually very common in medical malpractice claims. Prescription errors […]

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Emergency room in a hospital

Bandage Over a Bullet Wound Leads to Malpractice Lawsuit

Q: Are emergency room errors grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit?  Santa Fe and Albuquerque New Mexico medical malpractice attorneys counsel victims on the many different types of medical malpractice.  What is medical malpractice? Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or other healthcare provider “deviates from the acceptable standard of care” and, as a result […]

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stethoscope and gavel representing medical malpractice

What Is Medical Malpractice?

As patients, we expect a lot of doctors and other medical professionals. After all, our health is in their hands. Most of the time, they meet or exceed our standards, providing us with excellent care and properly addressing our medical issues. However, healthcare professionals sometimes make mistakes, and when a healthcare professional makes a particularly […]

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