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Patient Says Hospital Radiology Department Missed Her Cancer, Then Covered It Up

March 5, 2021 | In the Community

A Kentucky woman is suing a hospital where she alleges employees failed to warn her of an abnormal mammogram that has now led to terminal breast cancer. Not only that, there’s evidence to suggest...

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Prison Sentence for VA Doctor Who Misdiagnosed Patient 

March 3, 2021 | Misdiagnosis

A Veterans Administration (VA) pathologist who admitted a substance abuse problem has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after misdiagnosing a patient who later died as a result of his actions, according to...

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Can I Sue the Military for Over-Prescription of Pain Medication?

Addiction and abuse of pain medications – particularly opioids – has become a serious health crisis in the United States. As such, much of this crisis is believed to have been fostered by the...

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Thinking About a Home Delivery Midwife? What You Need To Know

January 14, 2021 | Birth Injury

Most pregnant women in America prefer to give birth in a hospital or birthing center, attended by a licensed obstetrician. However, a small but growing number are choosing to deliver at home, attended by...

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Statement from Bertram Law Group on the Capitol Building Attack

January 8, 2021 | In the Community

Advocates for the public, the legal team at Bertram Law Group, PLLC stands for equality, justice, and accountability. As many Americans already know, an attack on the Capitol in Washington, D.C. occurred on January...

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Military Birth Injury Lawsuits: What You Need to Know

January 8, 2021 | Birth Injury

Military birth injury lawsuits involve complex federal laws and medical malpractice principles. The injury team at Bertram Law Group has prepared this guide to explain what you need to know about these types of...

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Medical Malpractice Caps: What You Need to Know

November 11, 2020 | Medical Malpractice

If you have suffered physical or mental injuries as a result of medical care, then you may have the right to be financially compensated for the harm you’ve sustained. As of 2020, however, thirty...

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Bertram Law Group Appears in Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll

November 11, 2020 | In the Community

The Bertram Law Group is proud to announce that attorney Catherine “Katie” Bertram has recently been included in the Capital Pro Bono Honor Roll. This means Katie has donated at least 50 hours or...

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Javaid Perwaiz Healthcare Fraud and Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

October 19, 2020 | In the Community

Dr. Javaid Perwaiz, a Chesapeake, Virginia, obstetrician-gynecologist, has been accused of performing unnecessary surgeries and procedures on dozens of women. In addition to facing criminal charges, Dr. Perwaiz will also face civil lawsuits from patients...

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Pentagon Plans to Downsize Number of Military Healthcare Facilities

October 8, 2020 | In the Community

Military families and retirees across the country, including some nearby in Virginia and Maryland, would lose access to military hospitals and clinics under a Department of Defense (DOD) plan, according to a report from...

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