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27Feb

Researchers Hope ‘Black Box’ in Operating Rooms Will Prevent Future Errors

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Medical Malpractice Law

Most people have heard of the “black boxes” found on airplanes. These boxes are tools that are used in the event of a crash that allow investigators to study what happened onboard that led to the accident. Now, researchers have…

29Jan

Do Brain Injuries Affect Women Differently?

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Medical Malpractice Law
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Anyone can suffer a brain injury in a serious accident. These injuries are often caused by a jolt to the head or penetration of the skull that impairs the brain’s functions. They frequently occur in auto accidents, falls, construction accidents,…

15Jan

Health Care System Causing Dangerous Burnout Among Doctors and Nurses

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Changes in the nation’s health care system are taking a physical, emotional, and psychological toll on doctors, nurses, and other clinicians, who show “substantial symptoms of burnout,” according to a National Academy of Medicine report published in October. Burnout affects…

9Jan

New List Reveals Serious Issues at Indiana Nursing Homes

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Nursing Home Neglect

The federal government has always mandated certain standards that nursing homes are expected to follow, and government officials conduct inspections to ensure those standards are being upheld. However, when certain nursing homes have been found to not be complying with…

26Nov

How to Reduce Radiology Errors (and Unnecessary Surgeries)

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Medical Malpractice Law

Imagine having a CT scan or MRI that indicated you needed expensive and painful back surgery, only to find out later that the surgery was unnecessary. That is exactly what workers at Walmart were experiencing, according to company officials, who…

21Oct

What Is the Difference Between a Medical Assistant and a Registered Nurse?

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Medical Malpractice Law
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Do you think you suffered an injury due to the negligence of a medical assistant or registered nurse? You could be owed compensation if their actions failed to meet an acceptable standard of care, causing you serious harm as a…

21Oct

Is a Pharmacist a Doctor?

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Medical Malpractice Law
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While pharmacists are required to hold a doctoral degree in pharmacy, they are not medical doctors or physicians. There are several differences between the two professions, including what they are legally allowed to do. Doctor vs. Pharmacist Doctors have a…

12Aug

Indianapolis Hospital Malpractice Attorneys at Baker & Gilchrist Hold Hospitals Accountable for Their Actions

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The Indianapolis hospital malpractice lawyers at Baker & Gilchrist hold hospitals accountable for their actions and have successfully filed malpractice claims against most major hospital groups in Indiana.  The attorneys at Baker & Gilchrist have more than 60 years of…

12Aug

Patient Notification for Abnormal Imaging Results

Posted by Baker & Gilchrist in Medical Malpractice Law
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Patients sometimes have to undergo certain imaging procedures such as x-rays, CTs, mammograms, brain scans, MRIs, and more. These diagnostic procedures help doctors and radiologists determine whether there is something abnormal in a person’s body. No one wants to hear…

12Jun

With Over 60 Years of Litigation Experience, Baker & Gilchrist Offers Indiana Residents Skilled Medical Malpractice Representation

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Baker & Gilchrist provides medical malpractice representation to the residents of the state of Indiana. With over 60 years of combined litigation experience, the firm’s medical malpractice lawyers are ready to fight for the rights of patients who have suffered…