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Surgical Malpractice “Never Events” Occur More Than 4000 Times Per Year in the U.S.

Jan 13, 2013
The healthcare industry has identified certain acts of malpractice, which are so egregious, there is universal agreement that they should never occur under any circumstances.  These acts of malpractice include...


Jan 4, 2013
  If you pay taxes, you should take note of a recently released report by the the U.S. Inspector General about the improper Medicare billing practices by U.S. nursing homes....

Ask The Medical Malpractice Attorney

Sep 14, 2012
Question: How long does it take to prosecute a medical malpractice case in Indiana? Answer: This is difficult to precisely answer because there are many variables that can come into...

South Bend Nursing Homes Under Scrutiny for Abuse and Neglect

Sep 2, 2012
Indiana nursing homes have for some time now been recognized as the worst in the nation.  For example, in 2009 the U.S. Government Accountability Office found that Indiana had the...

Missouri Supreme Court Rules Medical Malpractice Damage Caps Unconstitutional

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Aug 19, 2012
The Missouri Supreme Court struck down a $350,000 limit on jury awards for “pain and suffering” in medical malpractice cases, saying the law violates a patient’s right to a jury...

News Report: Indianapolis Doctor Arrested on Sexual Battery Charges

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Mar 13, 2012
A local Indianapolis doctor was arrested Monday on warrants for sexual battery and battery. The warrants for the arrest were in response to several female patients’ complaints of sexual misconduct...

Profits Over Patients: Study Finds Quality Concerns at Largest For-Profit Nursing Homes

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Feb 9, 2012
A recent study conducted by researchers at UC San Francisco concluded that consumers considering a nursing home should also ask ‘who owns this place’?  The study found that among the...

Bedsores Top List of Reported Medical Errors in Indiana

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Dec 11, 2011
On November 28, 2011 the Indiana Department of Health released the results for the 2010 Medical Errors Report, with the most common medical error being Stage 3 or Stage 4...

Study Reveals Medical Errors at Hospitals 10 Times Greater than Reported

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May 1, 2011
When you enter the hospital for a health care concern, you are usually not focused on the question of  ‘what else could go wrong with me while I am here?”....

Auburn Nursing Home Example of Indiana “Patient Dumping” Problem

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Jan 2, 2011
As reported recently by the Indianapolis Star, The Wesley Healthcare nursing home in Auburn, Indiana was recently cited for sending a patient to the hospital and refusing to take the...
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