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By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Sunday, July 17, 2016.

According to hospital records, 65,000 to 200,000 people die each year due to medical accidents in the United States. 25,000 to 120,000 is the minimum number of deaths caused by medical negligence. 0.8% to 1% of hospital patients become victims of medical malpractice each year.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Sunday, July 17, 2016.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every year, 50,000 people in the United States meet fatal ends due to traumatic brain injuries. 235,000 people are hospitalized for such injuries and 1.1 million people receive treatment and are released from hospital emergency departments.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Tuesday, July 12, 2016.

According to a study published in the BMJ Quality & Safety journal, approximately 12 million adults seeking outpatient medical care are misdiagnosed each year in the United States. This amounts to 1 out of 20 adult patients and represents about 5% of outpatient encounters. From the statistics that researchers have produced, in 50% of those cases, there is a potential for serious harm as a result of the misdiagnosis.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Monday, July 11, 2016.

According to statistics, there is some form of resident abuse in more than 30% of all nursing homes. Nearly one-third of nursing homes have residents who experience abuse, either by staff or other residents. In 2005, 91.7% of all nursing home in the United States were cited for at least one deficiency by health inspectors. Only about 20% of cases of abuse are reported.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Monday, July 11, 2016.

In the United States, nearly 1 in 3 women gives birth by cesarean section. According to the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine and The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, c-sections are too common in the country and have increased significantly since first measured in the 1960s.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Thursday, June 30, 2016.

According to research, surgical errors occur more than 4,000 times a year in the United States. A study published in the Journal of Patient Safety, suggests that between 210,000 and 440,000 patients who visit hospitals for treatment succumb to some form of preventable harm that leads to a fatal end. Not impressive but it is enlightening.

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