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August 31, 2016

The Real Reason The Titanic Sank

Most people could give a pretty good answer to the question, what sank the Titanic? Warned numerous times that he was steaming into a dangerous ice field, Titanic’s captain took no special precautions, stayed his course at nearly top speed, and retired to his stateroom. And at 11:40 PM on […]
August 31, 2016

The Possible Malpractice Claim Process

Many clients have difficulty understanding that a medical malpractice case has two distinct stages. The first stage is investigation. Until the records have been obtained and reviewed by appropriate experts and their advice has been received on breach of standard of care and causation, we do not know whether there is […]
August 31, 2016

Quality Assurance Missing At Janeway Emergency

Dr. Steven Noseworthy’s piece in the Saturday Telegram was “déjà vu all over again”. The Janeway emergency room is run by Eastern Health. We are told by this specialist in pediatric emergency medicine that the Janeway set up “lacks pediatric emergentologists, research activity, quality assurance measures, and a suitable academic […]
August 31, 2016

Not Satisfied With The Care You Or A Loved One Received? Consider Reporting The Doctor

We receive a lot of calls about potential malpractice cases.  It is not because people are sue happy.  Primarily, it is because the practice of medicine is no different than many other professions. Some doctors are excellent, some are rushed and occasionally make mistakes, some have poor bedside manners, and […]
August 31, 2016

Woman Given Toxic Drug In Error

This story has stirred quite a bit of interest in the last few days.  Musgravetown resident Nancy Mojica-Fisher was given a chemotherapy treatment last Thursday that had been intended for a cancer patient sitting next to her at G.B. Cross Memorial Hospital in Clarenville. Ms. Mojica-Fisher is a United Church […]