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

According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), about 600,000 LASIK vision correction procedures are performed every year in the United States. If you look at the information provided by the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, LASIK eye surgery has an impressive success rate and 96% of patients achieve 20/20 vision or better after undergoing this type of surgery.

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

According to a report released by the CDC, traumatic brain injury, or TBI, is a major cause of disability and death and responsible for nearly 30% of all injury deaths in the United States. Each day, close to 138 people in the country meet fatal ends due to injuries that include TBI.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Saturday, June 25, 2016.

According to hospital records, the minimum number of deaths caused by medical accidents is 65,000 to 200,000. 25,000 to 120,000 deaths are a result of medical negligence. 0.8% to 1% of hospital patients become victims of malpractice. 2.9% of these victims file medical malpractice claims. Of these, 1/3 of 1% medical malpractice cases go to trial and 1/10 of 1% win a trial verdict in their favor.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Thursday, June 23, 2016.

According to the 2014 report for the National Health Interview Survey, 22.5 million adults in the United States aged 18 and older reported that they experienced vision loss. Of these 22.5 million, 9.5 million men and 13.0 million women reported that they experienced significant loss of vision.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Thursday, June 23, 2016.

With an incidence rate of roughly 3 per 100,000 children, a stroke is one of the top ten causes of death in children and is as common as brain tumor. Intracerebral hemorrhage (ICH) accounts for 8% to 13% of all strokes and is caused by a wide spectrum of disorders. When it comes to babies and children, trauma is the leading cause of intracerebral hemorrhage. Bleeding diathesis and arteriovenous malformation (AVM) are the next two main causes.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Tuesday, June 21, 2016.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 600 women in the United States die each year due to pregnancy or delivery complications. An Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality report revealed that $17.4 billion was spent for maternal care with delivery-related complications in 2008 in the US. That year, 94% of women had some type of pregnancy complication.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Wednesday, June 15, 2016.

According to statistics from the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, an estimated 6 million people, or 1 in 50, in the United States have a brain aneurysm. Annually, approximately 30,000 people, or about 8 to 10 per 100,000, in the country suffer a brain aneurysm rupture.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Tuesday, May 31, 2016.

Alternative medicine is becoming increasingly popular among Americans for the treatment of various medical problems. Once considered a radical form of treatment, acupuncture is becoming an option in mainstream medicine. It is estimated 10% of Americans have tried acupuncture and that more than 1/3 would consider trying this form of treatment. Additionally, nearly 50% of physicians in the country have either referred patients to acupuncturists or would be willing to make such a referral.

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

In 2007, there were approximately 117 million hospital emergency department (ED) visits across the United States. About 25% of all visits were covered by either the Medicaid or the States Children's Health Insurance Program. The number one cause of ED visits was unintentional falls. According to reports, the cost of ED-related malpractice cases totaled more than $1 billion in 2009 alone.

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

As per reports released by the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS), approximately 2,449 medical malpractice cases were disposed of by either the jury or bench trial in state courts of general jurisdiction across the United States in 2005. Roughly 99% of these trials were decided by a jury. Plaintiffs prevailed in less than a quarter of trials involving medical malpractice.

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