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  • June 05, 2019 | Read Time: 1 Minute

A Colorado man was awarded $3 million after hospital staff failed to recognize a spinal injury, causing him to become permanently paralyzed. Samuel Chifalo, 66, went to the emergency room at Parkview Medical Center on February 11, 2016, seeking treatment after he fell and struck his face on furniture. He returned to the emergency room...

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  • November 20, 2018 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

Denver’s Porter Adventist Hospital faces potential lawsuits from dozens of patients who suffered infections due to poor sterilization of medical equipment. Officials from the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment concluded that Porter Hospital failed to properly sterilize surgical instruments for a period of 2 years, exposing patients to increased infection risk. Denver Trial...

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  • October 24, 2018 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

Since starting out in 2003, Denver Trial Lawyers has sought to provide best-in-class customer service and high-quality legal representation for our clients. We know that it can be stressful to file legal claims when you’ve been hurt by another’s negligence and carelessness. As Denver personal injury attorneys covering a wide range of injury cases, we...

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  • September 17, 2018 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

At Denver Trial Lawyers, it is our main focus to protect the rights of our clients. This includes individuals who have experienced negligence in medical facilities and needs help to hold the responsible parties accountable. Recently, we have been representing those who have been put at risk of serious infection and illness as a result...

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  • September 14, 2018 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

In the operating room, there are a number of moving parts and people responsible for ensuring everything is safe and ready to go. One of the most important aspects of an operating room is the equipment used for the surgery, such as scalpels, forceps, and other surgical instruments. It’s important to ensure that these are...

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  • July 25, 2018 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

Despite the duty of care for hospitals, there are far too many instances where things go wrong and individuals are placed at risk of serious bodily harm. One of the hazards that may be faced is the issue of contamination due to the lack of proper sterilization. There are instances in which the hospital equipment...

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  • July 09, 2018 | Read Time: 1 Minute

As part of a standard duty of care, hospitals must ensure that there are precautions in place to help keep patients healthy and safe. This means medical professionals—doctors, nurses, and staff—must properly care for patients in a manner that keeps them safe. One step that must be taken to help protect patients is for the...

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  • June 27, 2018 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

For many people currently unaware of the situation, going to a hospital doesn’t require a second thought. However, there are some individuals who have ran into issues involving contamination problems at Porter Adventist Hospital. A number of individuals who had surgery in the orthopedic and back areas may have been vulnerable to infection as a...

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  • June 20, 2018 | Read Time: 1 Minute

Porter Adventist Hospital in Denver is under scrutiny after reports surfaced that surgeries at the hospital were being conducted with unsterilized medical tools. The contaminated equipment has led to a spike in infections and medical complications for surgical patients with procedures taking place between January 2017 and April 2018. State and Federal investigators recently released...

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  • June 13, 2018 | Read Time: 2 Minutes

Hospitals are there to help when people are injured or come down with serious illnesses. Millions of people entrust doctors and other medical professionals with their health. Unfortunately, there are a number of issues that may arise, including contamination. Hospitals are expected to ensure all equipment is sterile in order to protect the health of...

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