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Medical Errors Are Third Leading Cause of Death in America

You often hear about cancer and heart disease as being the two leading causes of death in America, and rightfully so. But you may be surprised to learn that a sobering new study authored by doctors at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine shows that medical errors are in fact the third leading cause of death in the United States. The study reports that there is currently no real effort to study these errors or to put effective preventative measures in place. Read on to discover how medical malpractice and physician error can affect you and what a medical malpractice attorney can do to help.