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By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Thursday, December 01, 2016.

More than 3.2 million adults in the United States live in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities. Up to 40% of all adults will go to a nursing home at some point in their lives and as the population of the country ages, the number of nursing home residents is expected to increase.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Tuesday, November 29, 2016.

Medical malpractice is one of the leading causes of death in the US. For inpatient incidents, 34% of medical malpractice claims consist of surgery errors. When it comes to outpatient side, 46% of all medical malpractice claims are made up of errors in diagnosis.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Tuesday, November 29, 2016.

As per a report issued by Journal of the American Medical Association, medical negligence is said to be the third leading cause of untimely deaths in the United States, right behind heart disease and cancer. Additionally, according to the 2016 medical malpractice payout analysis by Diederich Healthcare, malpractice payouts increased for the third year in a row in 2015. Payouts across the US totaled $3.95 million, which is an increase of 1.68% from 2014.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Tuesday, November 29, 2016.

Most legal claims are subject to a statute of limitations. These limitations define the amount of time a person has to file a legal claim after the event has taken place. Once the time limit specified in the statute of limitations has passed, an individual may very possibly have their claim dismissed. However, some states have enacted what is known as a "discovery of harm" rule.

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

According to a report issued by cancer.net, it was estimated that 48,330 adults - 34,780 men and 13,550 women - would be diagnosed with oral or oropharyngeal cancer. Rates of these types of cancer are more than double in men as compared to women.

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

The number of people in the United States with liver diseases such as liver cancer, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and hepatitis C is increasing at an alarming rate. It is estimated that there are at least 30 million people in the US with some form of liver disease - this is 1 in 10 Americans.

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

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in 2014, an estimated 30,500 cases of acute hepatitis C virus infections were reported in the US. There are an estimated 2.7 to 3.9 million people who have chronic hepatitis C across the nation. The CDC also reports that roughly 75% to 85% of those infected with hepatitis C virus stand the chance to develop chronic infection.

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