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Medical Malpractice

Types of Physician Sexual Misconduct, and What You Can Do if Your Doctor Sexually Harasses, Abuses, or Assaults You

Unfortunately, we live in a messed-up world with many twisted people walking among us. When you go a doctor’s office – be it a breast examination or gynecological exam – you expect your doctor to treat you professionally and with the utmost respect. Fact: Did you know that nearly 9 in 10 obstetricians and gynecologists are sued for medical malpractice…

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Cosmetic Surgery Gone Wrong: Medical Malpractice

A definition of medical malpractice is when there is a legal cause of action when a medical person neglects to meet the standard of care guided by their profession, which in turn causes some kind of injury to the patient. Medical malpractice can be identified by something small such as getting something cosmetic done or it can be more severe…

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How California’s Doctors Accused of Sexual Misconduct Are Allowed to Continue Practicing Medicine (As If Nothing Happened)

If you were sexually assaulted or abused by a doctor in California and filed a medical malpractice complaint against him, don’t be surprised if California’s medical board ignores your complaint or does nothing to punish the doctor. A recent article published by HuffPost detailed how doctors accused of sexual misconduct are allowed to continue practicing medicine and how California’s medical…

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Nearly 9 In 10 Obstetricians And Gynecologists Are Sued For Medical Malpractice In The U.S., But Why?

Did you know that nearly 9 in 10 obstetricians and gynecologists have been sued for medical malpractice at least once in their lifetime? That means there is a 90-percent risk that the obstetrician or gynecologist currently treating you or providing you with medical care could have been previously sued for medical malpractice. No, we are not saying this to discourage…

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What To Do When Doctors Misdiagnose? File A Medical Malpractice

At Licata & Yeremenko, A Professional Law Corporation, our medical malpractice lawyers have robust experience handling claims that relate to medical malpractice. Malpractice occurs when the professional fails to perform their duties or there is fraud and/or misrepresentation. If we all had the time or intellect to know everything then we wouldn’t have the need for specialists. But, we know…

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Wrongful Deaths And Elections

As most people were focused on candidate voting during the midterm elections, Californians voted on a measure, Proposition 8, that would move to regulate a highly centralized industry – the dialysis industry. There have been complaints about the few companies that offer dialysis, a lifesaving procedure, for years in California. Many say they are overworked and understaffed, despite bringing in…

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Medical Malpractice is Not Always the Big Stuff

When people think of medical malpractice, they often think of tragic and catastrophic events. People often associate malpractice with physical injury, but malpractice means improper, illegal, or negligent professional activity or treatment. This opens the concept of malpractice away from the big surgical errors to the smaller issues like mishandling files or neglectful treatment. Even though these small things can…

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The Dangers of Plastic Surgery

America is a country that values independent identities and encourages individuals to be their true selves. This includes the desire to alter our physical bodies. There are over 7000 plastic surgeons in the United States. These surgeons are responsible for millions of surgeries. These surgeries range from Botox to serious surgeries that alter our bodies drastically. Typically, women are targeted…

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