diagnostic errors

What Are the Most Common Causes of Medical Malpractice in the U.S.?

Medical mistakes can occur in just about any area of healthcare. In the United States, medical malpractice is one of the leading causes of death and injury, with 1.5 million injuries and nearly 100,000 deaths each year. Some areas of healthcare are more commonly associated with medical errors, and several causes that are seen...

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Medical Malpractice: Diagnostic Errors are the Most Common

Did you know that an estimated 40,000 to 80,000 Americans die each year from missed medical diagnoses? A new study has found that diagnostic errors are the main source of successful malpractice claims and are the most common, most costly and most dangerous of medical mistakes. If you or a loved one has suffered...

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