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By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Thursday, May 05, 2016.

According to a recent study, in the United States, at least one in 20 adults, or 12 million people each year, may be misdiagnosed when they go to see their physicians. Researchers estimated that about 50% of these diagnosis errors have the potential to cause serious harm.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Thursday, May 05, 2016.

According to a new study published in the journal BMJ Quality & Safety, approximately 12 million adults in the United States who seek outpatient medical care are misdiagnosed every year. This amounts to 1 out of 20 patients and according to researchers, 50% of those misdiagnosis cases has the potential to cause severe harm.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Thursday, April 28, 2016.

One in every seven Medicare patients in hospitals succumbs to a medical error. In 1999, it was reported that 98,000 patients in hospitals across the US were dying from a medical error! Today, decades later, in times where we have access to world class medical technology and expertise, the number of deaths each year from preventable errors in hospitals has sky-rocketed to a whopping 440,000!

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Sunday, April 24, 2016.

According to the American Medical Association, medical malpractice lawsuits have been filed against 42% of physicians in the United States at some point in their careers. 20% were sued two times during their professional lives. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), over 24.4 million people aged 40 years and older in the US are affected by cataracts and over 2.7 million are affected by glaucoma. Needless to say, countless eye surgery is performed every year.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Sunday, April 24, 2016.

According to the American Chiropractic Association, close to 20 million people visit a chiropractor's office to get relief from various aches and pains and conditions each year. According to the Global Burden of Disease 2010, low back pain is the main cause of disability across the world. People in the United States spend at least $50 billion each year on back pain and 50% of all working in the US report that they have symptoms of back pain every year.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.

According to the National Practitioner Data Bank, the total payout for medical malpractice in 2014 was $3,891,743,050. Statistics reveal that 33% of medical malpractice allegations involved misdiagnosis, while 28% pertained to surgery errors. 18% of payout money for medical practice was for treatment errors.

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