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Using their knowledge and experience, expert witnesses provide clarity regarding the facts of a lawsuit. In addition to knowing their field inside and out, they must maintain analytic neutrality throughout legal proceedings.  In the courtroom, their written and verbal...

September 13, 2018

Risperdal is an antipsychotic medication used to treat schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in adults and children, and behavioral disorders caused by autism in children. At one time it was the number one antipsychotic used in the United States with more than one million...

September 25, 2017

Breast cancer susceptibility protein type 1 and 2, also known as BRCA1 and BRCA2, are tumor suppressor genes that help repair DNA and act to prevent cancer. Everybody inherits a pair of these genes, one from their mother and the other from their father.  However, if th...

Breast Cancer Screening: Facts and Figures

  • In 2015, it was estimated that there would be 231,840 new breast cancer cases in the United States and roughly 40,290 women would die of the disease.

  • A woman in the United States has a one in eight risk, over the cours...

Expert Witness Qualifications

The Society of Breast Imaging recognizes the concerns of its members and others about the qualifications of some who have posed as "experts" in medical malpractice cases involving breast imaging.  The Society believes that the qualification...

June 10, 2017

Suits involving breast cancer are the most common cause of malpractice litigation in the United States. This is true despite the fact that breast cancer is relatively common, diagnostic pathways are well established, patients often request breast cancer–specific evalua...

June 9, 2017

Medical malpractice occurs when a hospital, doctor or other health care professional, through a negligent act or omission, causes an injury to a patient. The negligence might be the result of errors in diagnosis, treatment, aftercare or health management.

To be consider...

The rate of malpractice claims paid against U.S. physicians has dropped across all medical specialties over the past 20 years, according to an article in JAMA Internal Medicine. Radiologists have also benefited from the trend, although to a lesser extent than other dis...

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