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  • Your Pennsylvania Unemployment Rights During the COVID-19 Crisis

    April 28, 2020

    Did you ever think the day would come where the American government would pay you to stay home from work? Well, you’d better believe it because the coronavirus crisis has caused that to happen on a massive scale. Suddenly, businesses have been told to close their doors and Congress is sending relief checks to all […]

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  • Pennsylvania Turnpike Crash Kills 5 People

    January 07, 2020

    Fatal Motor Vehicle Crash on Pennsylvania Turnpike On Sunday January 5th, a multiple vehicle collision on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Mt. Pleasant Township, Westmoreland County, claimed the lives of 5 people and injured approximately 50 others. The Pennsylvania State Police are still investigating the collision, but it appears at this point in time that the […]

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  • National Transportation Safety Board Investigating Deadly Crash on Pennsylvania Turnpike

    January 05, 2020

    Fatal Crash on PA Turnpike It was around 3:30 A.M. when a tour bus heading down Pennsylvania Turnpike lost control around a corner. Fifty-six passengers were aboard the bus when it attempted to turn and instead collided with the road’s central barrier. From there, the bus was launched up an embankment where it rolled about […]

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  • Doctor’s Failure to Diagnose a Medical Condition – Can a Lawyer Help?

    June 28, 2019

    In certain circumstances, a doctor’s failure to properly diagnose a patient’s condition may constitute medical malpractice when that failure causes additional injury to the patient. The doctor’s failure to diagnose the condition correctly must also have been the result of negligence to support a legal claim for medical malpractice. What Is a Failure-to-Diagnose? A failure-to-diagnose […]

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  • Medication Errors and Medical Malpractice

    June 21, 2019

    Between 1992 and 2017, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has tracked approximately 30,000 medication errors across the US — since these are voluntary reports, the agency believes that the actual number of errors was much higher. Medication errors can arise due to one or several factors, including failing to factor in pre-existing conditions or […]

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  • Can Medical Negligence Result in Cerebral Palsy?

    May 29, 2019

    Cerebral Palsy Statistics Experts estimate that over 10,000 newborns are diagnosed with cerebral palsy each year. In addition, about 764,000 Americans report suffering from at least one symptom of the condition on a regular basis. Cerebral palsy can be caused by medical mistakes that occur during pregnancy or as the child is being delivered. Unfortunately, […]

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  • When Do Surgical Errors Rise to the Level of Medical Malpractice?

    May 22, 2019

    Surgical Injury Statistics Statistics indicate that over 4,000 patients undergoing surgery are injured each year. These medical mistakes can be disastrous on a patient’s health, and they are preventable in most cases. Read on to learn more about the common causes of surgical errors and what your legal rights may be if you have been […]

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  • Can Medical Negligence Result in Cerebral Palsy?

    April 26, 2019

    Experts estimate that over 10,000 newborns are diagnosed with cerebral palsy each year. In addition, about 764,000 Americans report suffering from at least one symptom of the condition on a regular basis. The prevalence of this disorder is caused by medical mistakes that occur during pregnancy or as the child is being delivered. Unfortunately, the […]

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  • Can Misdiagnosis Create a Medical Malpractice Claim in Pennsylvania?

    April 19, 2019

    According to research conducted by the Mayo Clinic in 2017, more than 20 percent of patients who sought a second opinion regarding a diagnosis at the Clinic had been misdiagnosed – meaning that the condition they were told they had was incorrect. That same research found that only 12 percent of those seeking a second […]

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  • Types Of Medical Diagnostic Errors

    February 25, 2019

    Medical diagnostics errors occur more frequently than one would think. In a 2015 study published by the National Academy of Medicine, it was reported that most people will receive an incorrect or delayed diagnosis in their lifetimes, which can sometimes have serious consequences. Moreover, the National Academy of Medicine reported that approximately 12 million people, […]

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