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Medical Malpractice

Can I Sue a Dentist for Malpractice?

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Medical Malpractice on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. It’s natural to feel a little tense about going to the dentist, but if you experience debilitating nervousness before every visit, you may have dental anxiety or dental phobia. According to Colgate, fear of the dentist is actually fairly common, and up to 40 million Americans suffer from it.     Dental phobia is a more severe condition than dental anxiety, but both are rooted in an irrational fear of dental work and can result in panic attacks before, during, or after a procedure. People who suffer from dental phobia can recognize that their fear is…

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Spinal cord injury

What Determines the Severity of an SCI?

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in spinal cord injury on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. Spinal cord injuries are similar to brain injuries in that each and every one is different. Although healthcare providers may witness trends when treating SCIs, there is no way to predict how a particular injury might impact an individual in the long run nor if he or she will ever recover fully.     According to the Spinal Cord Injury Model System Information Network, there is no proven way to restore the full functioning of the central nervous system following an SCI; however, individuals who sustain minor spinal cord injuries can often restore near-normal functioning…

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Birth Injuries

What Kinds of Challenges Might I Face after Filing a Claim against My Obstetrician?

On behalf of David Bowling of The Bowling Christiansen Law Firm, A Professional Law Corporation posted in Birth Injuries on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. A woman can do everything right during the course of her pregnancy and still end up watching her infant suffer during labor and delivery because of a negligent obstetrician. The day you give birth should be one of the best of your life, but for victims of medical malpractice, it can be one of the worst.     Sadly, birth injuries, substandard care, and other delivery complications are far more common that most women realize. According to the Prevention and Treatment of Traumatic Childbirth, up to 34 percent of women report they had some kind of…

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