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Nolan Weltchek a Baltimore Attorney Wins “High Stakes” Award

Baltimore Attorney wins “High Stakes” Award Call 410-825-5287 for a free medical malpractice consultation Baltimore Attorney Nolan Weltchek has recently been recognized as one of America’s Top 100 High Stakes Litigators®, an invitation-only honor given to the country’s premier and results-driven attorneys. Weltcheck is a partner in the Lutherville. MD medical malpractice firm of Weltcheck, Mallahan and Weltcheck. Recipient of magna cum laude honors…

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Doctor Convicted For Prescribing Unnecessary and Dangerous Cancer Treatments

Doctor Convicted For Prescribing Unnecessaryand Dangerous Cancer Treatments Call 410-825-5287 for a free medical malpractice consultation Medical negligence is common and disturbing, yet it pales in comparison with acts involving malicious intent on the part of a trusted physician. A recent case involving former oncologist and hematologist Farid Fata is about as extreme as one…

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Tamiflu – Dangerous Side Effects and Questionable Benefits

Tamiflu Side Effects for Children and Adults. Is it Dangerous? Call 410-825-5287 for a free medical malpractice consultation Nobody noticed Tamiflu side effects at first. When Tamiflu was first marketed to the public, only a small portion of the manufacturer’s clinical trial data had ever been published. Once post-marketing data began to accumulate, a number…

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Feeding Tubes Linked to Pneumothorax and Additional Complications

Feeding Tubes Linked To Pneumothorax And Additional Complications Call 410-825-5287 for a free medical malpractice consultation Tube feeding is considered a cornerstone of care for many critically ill or injured patients, yet as many as 15 percent of all nasogastric tubes are mistakenly pushed into a patient’s bronchial tubes, lungs or even cranium in rare…

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Blatant Negligence in Jaundice Case Ends With $46.5M Settlement

Blatant Negligence in Jaundice Case Ends With $46.5M Settlement Call 410-825-5287 for a free medical malpractice consultation In March of 2017, one of the largest medical malpractice settlements in the history of the state of Arkansas was recorded after completion of a two week trial addressing the alleged medical negligence of a toddler who suffered…

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Auscultation an Unsafe Method to Verify Feeding Tube Placement

Auscultation an Unsafe Method to Verify Feeding Tube Placement Call 410-825-5287 for a free medical malpractice consultation Enteral feeding is a common procedure frequently used to deliver liquid formula and/or medication(s) directly into the stomach of an individual who is unable to consume enough food to meet the needs of their body. Flexible nasogastric tubes,…

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Hospital Acquired Infections – Negligence Leads to Deadly Illness

Hospital Acquired Infections – Negligence Leads to Deadly Illness Call 410-825-5287 for a free medical malpractice consultation Most of us tend to think of hospitals as places of safety and security, yet the high likelihood of leaving with a dangerous hospital acquired infection (HAI) paints a very different picture of reality. Each day, one out…

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Lifespan of Cerebral Palsy Sufferers Related to Severity of Symptoms

Lifespan of Cerebral Palsy Sufferers Related to Symptom Severity Call 410-825-5287 for a free medical malpractice consultation Cerebral palsy (CP) affects thousands of new babies each and every year, leaving parents with concern regarding how long their child is expected to survive. Today, the majority of people living with CP can expect to live well…

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Birth Injury: Unnecessary Cesarean Sections Place Mothers and Babies at Risk

Unnecessary cesarean sections place mothers babies risk Call 410-825-5287 for a free medical malpractice consultation The percentage of women who undergo a cesarean section at the end of their pregnancy has skyrocketed to nearly a third of all births within the nation. C-sections are thought to reduce the number of babies born with cerebral palsy (CP) and…

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Birth Injury: Ultrasound Technology Provides Questionable Benefits and May Harm Unborn Children

Since their introduction in the 1960’s, ultrasounds have become widespread as routine screening procedures which are performed as many as 17 times during healthy pregnancies. Although touted as harmless and beneficial, randomly controlled trials have shown the technology provides no benefit to unborn children in the vast majority of situations. Ironically, the rate of intrauterine growth retardation (IUGR), one of the primary conditions used to justify routine ultrasound scanning,…

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