IntroductionAs with the development of medical science there
IntroductionAs with the development of medical science, there have being cures to a number of diseases which were previously known to be dangerous and fetal. Doctors, hospitals and health care professionals are expected to have certain standards of care, while providing healthcare to the Citizens . There are certain ethics, that a Healthcare professionals are supposed to follow. They are not liable every time for the harms or injury that patients suffer. From local news papers, televisions we hear and…...
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Medical malpractice insurance should be a necessity for all healthcare providers such as physicians, medical assistants, nurses, and other medical staffs. This will enable them to be protected from liabilities and lawsuits from considered “negligent acts” such as mistakes, accidents, and oversights that may cause injuries or harm to the patients. These mistakes are unpredictable despite the skills the medical practitioners have (Rodgers). Medical malpractice may either be failure to diagnose, misdiagnosis, improper treatment or delay in treatment. There are…...
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Johnson V. Misericordia Community Hospital
In 1980, patient (plaintiff) James Johnson filed suit against Misericordia Community Hospital alleging medical malpractice. The suit specifically alleged corporate negligence in the appointment of Dr. Lester V. Salinksy (independent member) to the medical staff at Misericordia Community Hospital. During the surgery, Dr. Salinsky severed the femoral artery, resulting in partial paralysis for Johnson (casebriefs. com). Ultimately, Johnson suffered a permanent paralytic condition to his right thigh muscles with resultant atrophy and weakness as well as a loss of function…...
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