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Sweeney Law FirmBreach of Doctor Patient ConfidentialityThe general principal of doctor patient confidentiality is that someone seeking medical advice or treatment should not have to worry that the private details of their medical conditions or medical concerns will be shared with others. It is expected that wSweeney Law FirmBreast CancerBreast Cancer is the leading killer of women in the United States, affecting 180,000 annually. This averages out to one in every eight women. Additionally, for every one hundred women diagnosed with breast cancer, one man is also diagnosed with it. The moSweeney Law FirmCan an Attorney from Indiana represent me in a personal injury case stemming from an accident that occurred in another State?Yes. The Sweeney Law firm frequently represent people who have been injured in accidents that occur in other states or clients who have claims against parties in other states...Sweeney Law FirmCardiologistsCardiologists are doctors specializing in internal medicine with a subspecialization focusing on the heart and cardiovascular system (veins and arteries). The education a cardiologist must possess is a premed bachelors degree, medical school graduate degrSweeney Law FirmCataract SurgeryCataract surgery is performed to remove a cataract; an eye disease which clouds the normally clear lens of an eye. What causes a cataract is not precisely known, it is speculated that they are caused by the change in protein structures within the lens of Sweeney Law FirmCauda Equina SyndromeA rare disorder or condition which may be caused by medical malpractice, Cauda Equina Syndrome, occurs when the nerves at the lower back become compressed and paralyzed. These nerve endings located towards one's lower back, or the lower lumbar, act as an Sweeney Law FirmCerebral HypoxiaCerebral hypoxia is a term used to describe the loss of oxygen to the brain. The term refers to the cerebral hemisphere, which is an area in the outer part of the brain. It is, however, often used to refer to the lack of oxygen supply to the entire brain.Sweeney Law FirmCerebral Palsay - Medical Malpractice AttorneyCerebral Palsy, a condition that is often confused as a specific disorder, actually refers to a range of disorders that affects a person’s motor functions at an early age, even before birth. There are several different types of cerebral palsy including: SSweeney Law FirmCervical Spine Surgery – Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)ACDF is a very common spinal operation done by both neurosurgeons and orthopedic surgeons. ACDF is performed for a variety of conditions, including ruptured discs, arthritic changes in the cervical spine and spinal stenosis, a condition where the spCharles A. SweeneyCharles Sweeney | Fort Wayne Personal Injury LawyerCharles A. Sweeney graduated from the University of Notre Dame Law School and was admitted to practice law in 1964. Mr. Sweeney founded the firm in 1984 and began limiting his practice to the representation of injured persons and their families. Mr. Sween