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Cogan & Power Recent Blogs

Staggering Number of Medication Errors During ICU Transfers
November 13, 2019
Nearly 50% of patients who are transferred from an ICU suffer a medication error that can have potentially lethal conse ...
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How Many People Are Killed by Medical Malpractice Each Year?
October 09, 2019
Physician errors and medical malpractice claim the lives of hundreds of thousands of people per year. Medical errors are ...
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Surgery Centers: Unprepared for Crisis
August 09, 2019
Surgical centers are often unprepared for crisis, putting patients at risk every time they go under the knife. There are ...
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Deceived By Your Doctor
July 09, 2019
When physicians prescribe “snake oil” treatments or fail to adequately inform patients of potential risks, t ...
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Our Legal System May Not Be Able to Handle Black-Box AI Malpractice Claims
May 09, 2019
Physicians who rely on the algorithms of AI to produce diagnosis negligently place patients’ wellbeing in the hand ...
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Hospital Are Failing Patients in Need
March 15, 2019
About one-third of the nation’s hospitals are guilty of Emergency Medical Treatment and Labor Act (EMTALA) violati ...
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Medical Malpractice Injuries: Worse When Caused By Hospitalists
December 17, 2018
Hospitalists, or in-house physicians, can cause significant injury and harm to patients under their care. Recent researc ...
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One in Five Serious Conditions Are Misdiagnosed
October 17, 2018
Approximately 20 percent of serious medical conditions are misdiagnosed. When an illness is misdiagnosed it can limit ef ...
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This Diabetes Medication Increases the Risk for Heart Failure
August 17, 2018
Type II diabetes medications that contain saxagliptin can cause heart failure, especially in patients who have kidney or ...
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Don’t Lose Your Right to Sue for Birth Injuries
July 19, 2018
Parents must act quickly when a suspected birth injury occurs otherwise they may lose their right to pursue claims again ...
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