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    Forty Seven Kansas Nursing Homes Are Reported to Be Dangerous

    Find Out If Your Loved One Is At Risk There are a large number of dangerous nursing homes in Kansas. If you want to see if your loved one is living in one of the facilities cited for repeated deficiencies call us or click here to view the Kansas Department of Aging’s report. Alarmingly, 47 Read More

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    What Is My Risk of Death from a Medical Error?: It’s Higher than You Might Imagine

    Half a Million People Die Every Year as a Result of Medical Errors Reputable studies have confirmed that 440,000 people die every year because of preventable medical errors. That means more than the entire population of Wichita, Kansas is killed yearly by a preventable medical error. Preventable medical errors are the third leading cause of Read More

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    Larry Wall speaks at the WBA Medical Malpractice Trial Practice Seminar

    Larry Wall speaks at the WBA Medical Malpractice Trial Practice SeminarOn Friday, February 6, 2015, Larry Wall was a speaker at the Wichita Bar Association’s continuing legal education seminar. The seminar focused on the topic of Medical Malpractice Trial Practice. Mr. Wall spoke on the subject of Patient Safety. The event was well attended by local Read More

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    MISDIAGNOSIS VS. DELAYED DIAGNOSIS: HOW OFTEN DOES IT OCCUR?

    Misdiagnosis and Delayed Diagnosis are two of the most common forms of unsafe medical care. Reports suggest that upwards of 40% of medical malpractice cases involve either a misdiagnosis or a delay in diagnosis. Both of which pose serious patient safety issues, including death. Misdiagnosis occurs when a doctor diagnoses his patient with the wrong illness or Read More

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    Time is Not on Your Side: Bringing a medical malpractice case in Kansas

    Whether its reasonable, or not, there are strict time limits on when you can file a medical malpractice lawsuit, and unless you have already experienced a negligence suit, chances are you have no idea of how much time you have to take legal action. The really bad news is, if you miss the statutory deadline, Read More

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    Rural Kansas Healthcare Crisis

    This is the bad new published November 23, 2014 in Fierce Healthcare.  It appears that there is a shortage of healthcare workers.  Also because Kansas did not expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act there are going to be drastic cuts to rural hospitals. We are here to help We have helped victims of doctor, Read More

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    National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program

    Did you know the U.S. has a national program to compensate individuals injured by routine vaccinations? Despite the fact, in 1986, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) established the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (NVICP) in an effort to promptly compensate individuals injured by routine vaccinations, the majority of people still do Read More

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    Whistleblowing on Medicare Fraud

    You can make money a lot of money due to new rules. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced new rules that dramatically make blowing the whistle on Medicare Fraud much more lucrative. The caps on payouts have been raised from $1000.00 to nearly 10 million dollars. If you work in a hospital Read More

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