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New Study Reveals Most Potentially Deadly Medical Mistakes Happen in July

1314902_medical_doctor.jpgAlthough preventable medical mistakes frequently occur throughout the year, new research suggests that July may be the most dangerous month for hospital patients seeking care. It’s a troubling phenomenon known as the “July Effect,” when new medical residents begin arriving at teaching hospitals nationwide and patient death rates consequently spike. Nearly 100,000 people die every year from preventable medical errors, and many of these victims have sought legal help from our medical malpractice attorneys. The latest study confirms that quality healthcare continues to be a serious concern, particularly during the summer months.

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