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Gastric-Bypass surgery is an intrusive & risky surgical operation
Gastric-bypass malpractice occurs when a medical professional causes harm or personal injury while performing the surgery or through a general or particular negligence. Some types of gastric bypass operations: Open Roux en Y (Rny), (Restrictive with some Malabsorption) Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y,Fobi Pouch (Restrictive with Malabsorption) , stomach staple, & more.
Whenever you go to a Connecticut medical professional for consultation
or treatment, it is expected that the doctor, nurse, or physician
will treat you with the top quality the medical profession demands.
Medical Malpractice is a doctor's failure to exercise the degree
of care and skill that a physician, surgeon, or any other medical
professional would use under routine circumstances.
Program Payments for Medicare Beneficiar
1The classification of counties into urban or rural groups is based on the list of metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) defined by the Office of Management and Budget. For the purpose of this table, a rural area of residence is defined as an MSA with fewer than 50,000 resident population.2The July 1 enrollment counts used to calculate fee-for-service program payments per enrollee do not include Medicare enrollees in managed care plans.|
3Excludes Puerto Rico, Guam, Virgin Islands, in Connecticut
Amount in Millions
Per Person Served
Urban program payments Amount in Millions
Urban program Per Enrollee2
Urban program Per Person Served
Rural Program Amount in Millions
Rural Program Person Served
Rural Program Per Enrollee2
Source: Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, Office of Information Services: Data from the Medicare Decision Support Access Facility; data development by the Office of Research, Development, and Information.
Medical Malpractice is a serious issue in Connecticut hospitals
and is a leading cause of wrongful death. Over 225,000 people die
injuries in a single year.
Connecticut Verdicts and Settlements
Jury awards Connecticut woman $1,309,000 in car/bicycle accident
On August 19, 1996, the plaintiff, Kathleen Ipacs, was riding her bicycle in a northerly direction in the southbound lane of North Quaker Lane in West Hartford. At the intersection of North Quaker Lane and Asylum Avenue, the plaintiff, David Crawford
There are many different ways you or someone you know can be seriously
injured as a result of medical malpractice. The following are several
of the ways an individual can die due to medical malpractice:
Wrong Site Surgery
Gastric Bypass Errors
Breast Implant Malpractice
Emergency Room Errors
Elder Abuse / Nursing Home Neglect
There are many other ways to experience debilitating personal injuries
due to medical malpractice and the negligence of doctors, nurses,
or other medical professionals. You can contact us if you have any
questions pertaining to wrongful deaths, personal injuries, or medical
One of the most frequent causes of wrongful death in Connecticut
is medical malpractice. Thousands die each year and this kind
of wrongful death is not filed or goes unnoticed. Contact us if
you think a relative or someone you know in Connecticut has died
as a result of medical malpractice.
Debate over Malpractice Reform
Audio, RM, 44 Kbps, 5:54, 2/1/2005
One of President Bush's top domestic priorities this year is health care. He frequently speaks about medical malpractice reform and is proposing a cap on non-economic damages. But some critics say those types of damages aren't the problem. Source: National Public Radio
Is any "physical abuse, neglect, financial abuse, abandonment, isolation, abduction or other treatment with resulting in physical harm or pain or mental suffering, or the deprivation by a care custodian of goods or services that are necessary to avoid physical harm or mental suffering
Collateral source rule
Under this rule, compensation awarded to an injured party shall not be reduced by the amount of compensation available to him from his insurance company or other independent sources.
Assumption of risk
In the law of negligence, as a defense, a defendant's allegation that the injured plaintiff recognized the danger of the plaintiff's course of action but, nonetheless, willingly chose to risk such danger.
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