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  • Forbes Avenue Bridge Collapse in Pittsburgh Injures 10

    February 01, 2022

    On Friday, January 28, 2022, 10 people were injured as the Forbes Avenue Bridge in Pittsburgh, PA suddenly collapsed. The momentous collapse occurred just hours before President Biden was to arrive in Pennsylvania to give a speech on his new infrastructure law. Fortunately, no one died in the collapse, however, four required hospitalizations.  What Happened […]

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  • Here’s Why You Should Avoid Going to the Hospital on Weekends

    December 28, 2021

    Although you may not have a choice in when to seek medical care if you are suffering an emergency, for planned or elective care you should consider when to schedule your treatment or procedure. In particular, you may want to consider avoiding going to the hospital or seeking medical care on the weekend or on […]

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  • What Can I Do to Protect Myself from Medical Malpractice?

    December 20, 2021

    When you seek medical care, you are your best advocate and protector from medical negligence. You should familiarize yourself with the steps and tips below, which you can follow when undergoing medical care and treatment to help reduce your risk of being injured by medical malpractice.  Medical Negligence Statistics A study by Johns Hopkins University […]

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  • Student and Bus Driver Killed in Deadly Interstate 79 Crash

    November 03, 2021

    A 14-year old student and a 31-year old bus driver were tragically killed yesterday on Interstate 79, according to reports by the Butler County deputy coroner.  What Happened The tragic accident occurred near the intersection of I-79 and Route 422 in Muddy Creek Township when the school bus collided with the back of a tractor-trailer […]

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  • Filing a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit against the VA

    September 12, 2021

    Hospitals run by the Department of Veterans Affairs are intended to provide military veterans with medical care after their service to the country. But sometimes, VA hospitals commit acts of negligence or recklessness in treating veterans. A veteran who has been harmed by care from the VA may wonder about their rights to file a […]

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  • ER Doctors Often Fail to Diagnose Brain Injuries

    September 10, 2021

    Despite many recent advancements in medical science, victims of brain injuries still frequently fail to have their injuries properly diagnosed, especially when they go to the emergency room for treatment. Unfortunately, because most people go to the emergency room after being involved in an accident, an undiagnosed brain injury can be a serious issue for […]

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  • The Failure to Diagnose Spinal Cord Abscess

    August 17, 2021

    A failure to diagnose or a misdiagnosis of a medical condition can lead to catastrophic or life-threatening consequences. One commonly misdiagnosed condition includes a spinal cord abscess, which can have a serious impact on a patient’s life if not promptly identified and treated.  What is a Spinal Cord Abscess? A spinal cord abscess, also known […]

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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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