Pulmonary Embolism is The Leading Cause of Preventable Deaths in Patients Hospitalized for Surgical Procedures medical malpractice lawyers baltimore, surgical error attorneys baltimore, hospital error lawyers maryland, medical mistake attorneys baltimore, pulmonary embolism

Pulmonary embolism (PE) is usually caused by a blood clot (deep vein thrombosis, or “DVT”) formed in the deep veins of one or both legs, although it is possible for DVTs to form in any deep vein in the body. Unless the DVT is discovered and treated, all or part of the clot will enter the bloodstream and travel into the lungs where it lodges in a pulmonary artery and blocks the flow of blood…

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Tragedy Linked to Young Boy Suffering a Traumatic Brain Injury at School The Causes of a Traumatic Brain Injury

On September 24, 2015 a third grade student at Gwynns Falls Elementary School in Baltimore was fatally injured after sustaining a severe head injury while at school. Details about the case are still emerging. Attorney Tom Yost, of The Yost Legal Group is investigating the case on behalf of the family. It is still unclear as to how a child who fell in a hallway could sustain a skull fracture. The timeline from when the…

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Study Reveals 210,000 Americans Die Each Year Because of Medical Mistakes medical malpractice law suit, baltimore wrongful death law firm, medical error lawyers maryland, revision surgery lawsuit

Every year, millions of Americans rely on the skill and experience of surgeons, doctors and medical professionals to perform operations that can save, or at least greatly improve, their lives. Unfortunately, despite the high level of training and dedication exhibited by the majority of medical professionals, accidents do happen. At The Yost Legal Group, Baltimore Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death law firm, our attorneys are all too familiar with the risks and serious injuries that…

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Liquid Nicotine Increases Risks of Poisoning

According to the National Poison Data Center, accidental poisonings from nicotine have jumped in recent years. In 2013, 1,351 poisonings were linked directly to e-liquid, the liquid form of nicotine used in e-cigarettes. This was a 300 percent increase of accidental poisonings from the year before. Of the poisonings reported in 2013, nearly 400 resulted in hospitalization, three-times the number as the year prior. Many of the victims of nicotine poisoning are children who have…

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