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Did You Know?
You still have rights even if you signed a consent form
A consent form does not give the health care provider a license to commit malpractice. While the execution of a typical consent form indicates acknowledgement of stated risks and complications associated with a given treatment or procedure, it does not relieve the health care provider from his or her duty of meeting the standard of care associated with such treatment or procedure.
Whenever you go to a Mississippi 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 Mississippi
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 Mississippi hospitals
and is a leading cause of wrongful death. Over 225,000 people die
injuries in a single year.
Mississippi Verdicts and Settlements
Mississippi couple awarded $207,000 in car/truck accident
Automobile Accident - Truck Driver/Transport Company - Lois Taylor and Joe Taylor filed their lawsuit in 1990 against Jack Gray Transport and Robert G. McComas, after a truck driven by McComas ran into the back of a car in which Lois Taylor was a pas
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 Mississippi
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 Mississippi 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
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