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Blog Posts in Medical Malpractice

Posts in Medical Malpractice
  • What is the Medical
    What is the Medical "Standard of Care" in a Medical Malpractice Case?

    Medical malpractice claims typically arise when a health practitioner violates what is known as the “standard of care”. The standard of care is a legal principle that defines the type and level of ...

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  • Detroit Doctor Misdiagnosed Patients for Financial Benefit
    Detroit Doctor Misdiagnosed Patients for Financial Benefit

    A doctor based in the Detroit area falsely diagnosed hundreds of patients, with the intent of increasing his salary, bonuses, and billings. Several victims of Dr. Yasser Awaad’s fraudulent medical ...

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  • Goodman Acker P.C. Filing Lawsuit for Broken Femur During C-Section
    Goodman Acker P.C. Filing Lawsuit for Broken Femur During C-Section

    Goodman Acker P.C. believes in seeking justice and answers for those parents who have had a baby suffer injuries as a result of medical negligence. We are currently handling a birth injury case ...

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  • How Can Medical Malpractice Cause a Birth Injury?
    How Can Medical Malpractice Cause a Birth Injury?

    The birth of your child should be an exciting, joyous occasion, but if you were a victim of medical malpractice, you might have had a very different sort of experience. Medical malpractice occurs when ...

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  • 5 Common Hospital Mistakes
    5 Common Hospital Mistakes

    When you visit the hospital, you expect proper care and treatment, not major medical mistakes that could cost you your life. Unfortunately, hospital mistakes happen on a regular basis and can result ...

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  • Common Types of Medical Malpractice Cases
    Common Types of Medical Malpractice Cases

    When you go to the doctor’s office or hospital for medical treatment, the last thing you expect is for the doctors or nurses to make a mistake while caring for you. Just like anyone else, healthcare ...

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  • Common Birth Injuries & How They're Caused
    Common Birth Injuries & How They're Caused

    No parent expects the happy event of their child’s birth to be marred by serious or fatal injuries, especially when those injuries were preventable. Unfortunately, all too many parents experience the ...

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  • Labor Complications: When It's Time to Involve a Birth Injury Lawyer
    Labor Complications: When It's Time to Involve a Birth Injury Lawyer

    Issues during labor and delivery are every parent’s worst nightmare. Mothers that experience problems during the birthing process should have proper medical attention and action, but what happens when ...

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  • What Are Surgical Never Events?
    What Are Surgical Never Events?

    Doctors and surgeons owe a duty of care to patients. This involves providing safe, effective, and accurate medical procedures to result in an improved quality of life and wellbeing. However, surgeons ...

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  • How Much Compensation Can You Claim in a Birth Injury Lawsuit?
    How Much Compensation Can You Claim in a Birth Injury Lawsuit?

    Preventable birth injures resulting from the negligence of doctors, nurses, or other health care providers can have devastating and, in some cases, life-altering consequences. In addition to profound ...

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  • What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?
    What Are the Most Common Birth Injuries?

    A birth injury, also referred to as birth trauma, occurs when a baby endures a physical injury as the result of being born. Birth injuries can occur for a number of reasons, but when it happens due to ...

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  • Attorney Jordan B. Acker Named to Crain’s Detroit Business “40 Under 40
    Attorney Jordan B. Acker Named to Crain’s Detroit Business “40 Under 40

    We are proud to announce that one of our equity partners, attorney Jordan B. Acker, has been awarded as a “40 Under 40” honoree by Crain's Detroit Business ! According to Crain's Detroit Business , ...

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  • Attorney Barry Goodman Given Distinguished Service Award by State Bar of Michigan
    Attorney Barry Goodman Given Distinguished Service Award by State Bar of Michigan

    The Goodman Acker P.C. team is proud to announce that our founding partner, Attorney Barry Goodman , was honored by the State Bar of Michigan with the Distinguished Service Award! To be recognized as ...

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  • Does Bicycle Insurance Exist, and Should I Have It?
    Does Bicycle Insurance Exist, and Should I Have It?

    Car insurance is a necessary purchase for any person who drives a car. With a car insurance policy in place, you have a source of financial support in the event that you are injured in a car accident. ...

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  • Can Injured Pedestrians be Held at Fault for Pedestrian Accidents?
    Can Injured Pedestrians be Held at Fault for Pedestrian Accidents?

    In cases of pedestrian accidents , it is very rare that the pedestrian does not sustain the most significant injuries. Drivers who are involved in pedestrian accidents rarely sustain any injuries, and ...

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  • Will My Insurance Rates Raise After a No-Fault Car Accident?
    Will My Insurance Rates Raise After a No-Fault Car Accident?

    When you purchase an insurance policy, the rate you pay is determined based primarily on the likelihood that you will be involved in a car accident . Insurance companies base their business model on ...

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  • Does Comparative Negligence Apply Under No-Fault Laws?
    Does Comparative Negligence Apply Under No-Fault Laws?

    When considering how injury victims are compensated, there are many different laws, coverage plans, and other elements that can impact how a case is resolved. In Michigan, drivers who are involved in ...

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  • Gerald H. Acker Achieves AV Preeminent Rating in 2020
    Gerald H. Acker Achieves AV Preeminent Rating in 2020

    An AV Preeminent Rating from Martindale-Hubbell has been the highest peer rating standard in the legal community since 1896. At Goodman Acker P.C., we are pleased to congratulate our founding and ...

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  • Does Zantac Cause Cancer?
    Does Zantac Cause Cancer?

    You’ve likely heard the commotion surrounding the prevalence of cancer-causing ingredients in the popular heartburn medication, Zantac . But do the claims truly live up to the hype? Keep reading to ...

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  • How are Bills Paid Before a Car Accident Claim is Resolved?
    How are Bills Paid Before a Car Accident Claim is Resolved?

    Through a car accident claim with your auto insurance company, you can receive compensation for your medical bills, repair costs, and other damages. Although your insurance company can be very helpful ...

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