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CRPS and Medical Malpractice: What’s the Link?

CRPS and Medical Malpractice: What's the Link?

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome  affects every victim who suffers from it differently. Although no less painfully. Doctors estimate that 90% of those with a diagnosis of CRPS suffer from Type I (without visualized nerve injury). The remaining 10% of victims of this suicide-inducing disease suffer from Type II (with a determinable nerve injury).

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What Type of Spine Injuries Delay Recovery?

What Type of Spine Injuries Delay Recovery?

What type of spine injuries are delaying victims’ recovery after an accident? After an accident that causes severe injuries, life gets put on hold. Lost wages, job loss, and isolation from family and friends are common occurrences. After recovering from most injuries, a victim should be able to return to daily life after a short healing period.

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How Does Amputation Affect Quality of Life?

When something as drastic as an amputation occurs after an accident, a victim may feel that their life has changed for the worst. They may also experience any number of setbacks physically. These setbacks are not linear, and can occur at any time during recovery. The impact of losing a limb can also occur mentally. Victims may feel at peace at one moment, but suffer horrific flashbacks to the accident or the operating room the next. This is the nature of what’s known as “medical PTSD” and often occurs alongside amputation injuries.

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What is Misdiagnosis in Personal Injury Law?

What is Misdiagnosis in Personal Injury Law?

Misdiagnosis is a form of medical malpractice. We watch the true-life television shows, we read news articles that depict the horrors of what happens when a doctor gets it wrong and the price is a patient’s life. But what happens when what’s on page and screen become a victim’s reality? If a client is seeking a medical malpractice lawyer, it’s more than likely they are a victim of medical malpractice.

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The Close Link Between CRPS and Blood Draws That Patients Should Be Aware Of

There are many instances where the outcome of a blood draw results in serious injury or CRPS–and very few discussions are being had in any forum about what went wrong or why the patient endured pain and suffering; until now. The Shaked Law Resource is known for our truthful, fact-based legal articles that provide unbiased information readers in search of information post-accident won’t find anywhere else. Within this writeup, we’ll provide readers with the information they need to be aware of, in the event a routine blood draw results in serious injury such as Complex Regional Pain Syndrome.

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CRPS Has Been Linked to Medical Malpractice; Here’s Everything Those Diagnosed Must Know!

CRPS, or Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, is what was formerly known as RSD. CRPS is a pain disorder and considered to be permanent, or as medical professionals often refer to it: “chronic”. There are several ways a person can develop Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. CRPS can be sustained through an obvious physical injury such as a surgical error (in cases of Medical Malpractice, to which CRPS-II has a direct link), or can be sustained in an accident such as a car or motorcycle crash. Regardless of how a person develops the condition, it’s considered to be one of the most excruciating, permanent diseases a person can suffer from.

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Update: Medical Malpractice: Doctors Should Be Diligent, Patients Protected

The law is there to protect victims of crimes–negligence, recklessness, assault, and medical malpractice to name a few. When one becomes injured at the hands of another who did not take their best interest into account before acting in a manner that they were aware could cause serious harm, the law stands to provide those victims with justice.

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Medical Malpractice: What Happens After Misdiagnosis, Negligence in the Healthcare Profession? Part 1

When it comes to medical malpractice, it’s not always a surgical error or a visible, physical injury that a jury can see. In fact, this is not the number one cause for a medical malpractice claim. There are the rare instances where a surgical tool is left inside the patient’s body, or a surgeon performed a procedure they were not qualified to perform, resulting in serious bodily injury to the patient. However, more than likely if a patient chooses to pursue a medical malpractice claim, it’s due to misdiagnosis.

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CRPS Victims Are Suffering Physically, Financially After Medical Malpractice

CRPS, or Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, is what was formerly known as RSD. CRPS is a pain disorder and considered to be permanent, or as medical professionals often refer to it: “chronic”. There are several ways a person can develop Complex Regional Pain Syndrome. CRPS can develop because of medical malpractice such as a surgical error, or can be sustained from an accident. Regardless of how they developed the condition, it’s considered to be one of the most excruciating, permanent afflictions a person can suffer from.

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