Medical Malpractice Attorney Eileen Kroll reveals startling statistics from a USA Today Investigative Report on hospital negligence causing harm to mothers during labor and delivery.
In September 2017, the National Patient Safety Foundation and the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (NPSF/IHI) released results of a survey of American adults that looked at their experiences with the health care industry
A study published by the BMJ (formerly the British Medical Journal) on May 3, 2016, suggests that medical errors now kill more people than lower respiratory diseases like emphysema and bronchitis, moving medical error up to the third leading cause of death, right behind heart disease and cancer.
Read what happened to seven-week-old infant Perry Pace, son of Katie Barker, who was taken to the emergency room of Hurley Hospital in Flint, Michigan for treatment and died when allowed to dehydrate.
The accidental overdose of actor Dennis Quaid’s newborn twins is one of about 1.5 million medical mistakes made in the U.S. every year. And, according to a United States Pharmacopeia study released in March 2007, children are almost three times as likely as adults to be harmed by medical mistakes.