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GCA Can Lead to Blindness, Legal Liability: The risks of giant cell arteritis

By Gene Moen

Giant Cell Arteritis (GCA) can lead to permanent vision impairment if not promptly treated with high-dose steroids. GCA can also result in medical negligence claims because the outcome – sometimes total bilateral blindness – is so devastating.

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When a Doctor’s Malpractice Prevents Proving Causation

By Tyler Goldberg-Hoss

It is not uncommon that victims of medical negligence cannot prove a crucial element of their case - causation - precisely because of the negligence of the health care provider.

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Urgent Care Clinics – Attempting to Fill a Gap in Healthcare, But Can Patients Fall Through the Cracks?

By Tyler Goldberg-Hoss

There are dozens of Urgent/Immediate/Express/Convenient Care Clinics in Washington State. Such clinics attempt to fill a perceived gap in healthcare, available for folks who have healthcare needs that don’t rise to the level (in both time and cost) of an emergency room visit, or when it is inconvenient (or impossible) to see their primary care doctor (if they have one).

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Controversial New "Sepsis-3" Guidelines May Make Claims Harder When Patients Are Not Timely Diagnosed and Treated

By Tyler Goldberg-Hoss

New "Sepsis-3" Guidelines are intended to improve definitions used in the diagnosis of sepsis. However, such changes have the potential to complicate the jobs of health care providers, and complicate a plaintiff attorney's ability to bring a case alleging a failure to diagnose and/or treat sepsis.

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An Introduction to Midwifery and Out-of-Hospital Birth for Lawyers

By Angela Macey-Cushman

While many of the same principles apply regardless of whether a birth takes place in or out of a hospital setting, out-of-hospital birth cases require a specialized knowledge of relevant regulations, midwife culture, and the red flags that should prompt midwives to consult, transfer, or take emergency action.

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