Misdiagnosis or Missed Diagnosis: Know the Difference for your Medical Malpractice Claim

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Misdiagnosis, Missed Diagnosis
and Your Medical Malpractice Claim

Whether there has been a misdiagnosis or a missed diagnosis of a serious medical condition is critical when evaluating a medical malpractice claim.

About five percent (5%) of a patient’s medical treatment are considered misdiagnoses or missed diagnoses.  While the percentage may look small, the impact on the patient’s healthcare is huge. But identifying the difference between misdiagnosis and missed diagnosis is important.  Why?  Because it can guide a patient in deciding whether he or she has a viable medical malpractice claim against a medical provider.

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Tennessee Truck Accident Statistics Show an Increase in Fatalities for Truck and Bus Crashes


Tennessee Truck Accident Statistics show that there is an increase in fatalities in crashes involving large trucks and buses.  The reported fatalities for large trucks include semi trucks, 18 wheelers, tractor trailers and for transport buses.


Tennessee Truck Accident Statistics show Fatal Crashes for Large Trucks

According to the most recent report and findings by Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), 130 fatal crashes involving large trucks occurred in Tennessee in 2017. Majority of the trucking companies involved in fatal crashes are out of state.  In 2016, there were 114 fatal crashes involving large trucks. read more…

7 Urgent Steps To Take When Bitten by Bed Bugs in a Hotel Room in Mississippi

Bed Bugs in Hotel Rooms in Mississippi

When your travel plans include staying in a hotel, it is a good idea to inspect the hotel room thoroughly for bed bugs before settling down. Among the items you should pack, include a small, portable flashlight. Do not rely completely on your cell phone’s flashlight.

If for any reason after conducting an inspection for bed bugs, you actually discover that your room is infested with these pests, there are urgent actions you need to take. They include:

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Salu & Salu Law Firm, PLLC represents injured victims in Mississippi and Tennessee.  We cover the following towns and cities in North Mississippi and the Delta: Southaven, Walls, Horn Lake, Olive Branch, Hernando, Senatobia, Holly Springs, Clarksdale, Tunica, Oxford, Batesville, Greenville, Cleveland, Byhalia, Robinsonville, and these counties: Desoto, Coahoma, Shelby, Quitman, Marshall, Tate, Lafayette, Panola, Tallahatchie, Grenada, Bolivar, Tunica, Lee.

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