South Carolina Medical Malpractice Law Blog

6 signs a newborn has suffered a birth injury

When you are giving birth, your focus is on bringing your new daughter or son into the world. You probably are not thinking about whether your baby might suffer a potentially serious injury during delivery or if your obstetrician has made a mistake. But the...

3 common medical malpractice claims

When you visit a doctor, you expect that eventually you will leave feeling better than you did going in. However, doctors make mistakes. When those mistakes rise to the level of malpractice, it’s important to hold doctors accountable for the harm they have caused....

Why lung cancer is commonly misdiagnosed

If you have been suffering from pain in your chest and issues with your breathing, you've probably done the sensible thing and sought the advice of your doctor. Your doctor should pay close attention to the specific symptoms that you describe, and they may also want...

What does it take to cause a bedsore?

When you place a loved one with limited mobility into a nursing home, you expect that they will receive the care they need to stay moving. You want them to go through physical therapy and to receive support moving throughout the day, because you know that lying in one...

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