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  • Impact of Failing to Read an MRI, X-Ray, or Mammogram Correctly

    May 22, 2021

    Radiology scans are used to diagnose a wide variety of injuries and diseases, including broken bones, ligament and tendon tears, and cancer. Examples of radiology scans include MRIs, X-rays, mammograms, CAT scans, and ultrasounds. The doctors who specialize in interpreting the results of radiology scans are called radiologists, while the actual scans themselves are usually […]

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  • What To Do If Your Baby Suffers Birth Asphyxia

    May 02, 2021

    Although most child deliveries happen without complications, in rare cases a child may suffer an injury during birth that can lead to serious complications down the road. One of the more common forms of birth injury is asphyxia. In some cases, birth asphyxia may result from the negligence of the delivery team.  What Is Birth […]

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  • Common Examples of Hospital Negligence

    February 19, 2021

    Hospitals have earned the reputation of being an establishment that can help us get better. Whether a patient is admitted to the hospital for surgery, to give birth or to obtain emergency services, they go to get help – not to get hurt.  Unfortunately, hospital negligence happens all too frequently- and here, in Pennsylvania, it’s […]

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  • Three People Killed in Head-On Collision in North Huntingdon

    February 15, 2021

    Three people were killed – with two others being seriously injured – as a result of a head-on collision that took place over the weekend on Route 30 in North Huntingdon, PA. The names of the victims have not yet been released and the details about what caused the crash are still under investigation.  What […]

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  • Tips to Avoid a Car Accident This Holiday Season

    December 09, 2020

    It’s hard to believe that we’re already in the middle of the holiday season. With only a few short weeks left of festivities, many families across the country will be packing their bags to visit with loved ones. While spending time with friends and family is a tradition during the holiday season, doing so comes […]

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  • Why Would a Doctor Fail to Perform a Biopsy?

    December 01, 2020

    Biopsies are an essential component of correctly diagnosing and treating a condition. While they are commonly used to help diagnose cancer, they can also be used to diagnose many other medical conditions. They also can be used to examine the status of existing conditions. Below, we will take a look at the different types of […]

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  • How Does an Umbilical Cord Accident Happen?

    November 30, 2020

    The umbilical cord is a necessary component to a healthy baby and delivery. Often referred to as the baby’s “supply line,” the umbilical cord is a tube-like structure that connects the baby to the placenta; this narrow structure delivers nutrients and oxygen to the fetus while in prenatal development. Umbilical cord accidents account for approximately […]

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  • Common Misconceptions About Prostate Cancer

    November 15, 2020

    Myth: My Chances of Getting Prostate Cancer Are Low Because No One in My Family Has It While you don’t need a direct relative to have cancer in order to be diagnosed with it yourself, your chance of developing it increases if someone in your family has the disease. The risk of developing prostate cancer […]

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  • Was My Lung Cancer Misdiagnosed?

    June 25, 2020

    Did you know that lung cancer can be misdiagnosed as acid reflux? This startling fact shows just how easy it is for doctors to miss a serious medical condition such as cancer. Below, we will take a look at what lung cancer is, how it is misdiagnosed and how an experienced medical malpractice attorney can […]

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  • Medical Negligence Leading to Fetal Distress and Birth Injuries

    June 17, 2020

    Nothing is more exciting or stressful than the birthing process. When a woman arrives at the hospital, nurses and doctors will ensure that she is connected to sophisticated medical devices that will monitor a baby’s vital signs and contractions. Because the labor and delivery process can be unpredictable, the doctors and nurses should pay close […]

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