Medical malpractice is a type of negligence. Learn how not all injuries in a medical facility are caused by medical negligence, some are caused by ordinary negligence.
How are medical malpractice and medical negligence different? Here’s what you should understand before bringing a lawsuit.
If you or a loved one has been harmed by substandard care, you may want to file a medical malpractice lawsuit. Here are the basic steps for starting your case.
Anaphylaxis is a systemic allergic reaction that can be deadly if not treated right away. Here's how to recognize the signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis.
Have you heard how even a single peanut can trigger a severe allergic reaction? The reaction is called “anaphylaxis,” and peanuts are not the only triggers.
When medical providers sometimes miss the internal jugular vein, and instead place the IV into the carotid artery, the consequences can be devastating.
The American Medical Association’s Code of Medical Ethics (the Code) requires doctors to inform patients of medical error. Here's everything you need to know...
Triage is the process of sorting and prioritizing patients for care. Because the process determines a patient’s place “in line” at the ER, it is important to understand and pay attention to your triage score.