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Medical Malpractice

Pennsylvania Dram Shop Laws Need More Teeth

Many businesses that interact with the public voluntarily carry liability insurance – because sometimes, to paraphrase a certain popular phrase,...

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New U.S. Medical Device Identification System May Help Save Lives

A medical device meant to stop deadly blood clots from reaching the heart or lungs fails, causing a piece of...

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New Federal Rules May Help Reduce Truck Driver Fatigue

Thousands of people are killed each year in large truck fatal accidents and tens of thousands are seriously injured. Recently,...

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Negligence or Abuse of an Elderly Person in Pennsylvania

The Aging of AmericaThe State of Pennsylvania has over 2 million citizens age 65 and older and by 2020, according...

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MedMal Lawsuits Down, But Insurance Profits Up

If you’ve paid attention to the debate over healthcare costs in the United States, one refrain you’ve often heard from...

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Medicare: Data About Hospital Medical Errors Not ‘Relevant’ to Patients

Everyone wants to be treated at a “good hospital.”Needless to say, though, not all hospitals are “good hospitals.” Some are...

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Motorists Shoulder the Trucking Industry’s Load With Their Lives

Just a few months ago, we wrote about the federal government’s efforts to protect motorists by issuing rules intended to...

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If You’ve Been Bitten, Let Us Bite Back

The U.S. Humane Society estimates there are 83.3 million dogs in the United States, with nearly half of all U.S....

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Medical Misdiagnosis – A Malignant Problem

Medical errors kill more than 225,000 people and injure more than 1 million each year in the United States. At...

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Jury Finds Defective Drugs Caused 46DD Breast Development in Boy

Once exclusively marketed for use in adults, psychotherapeutic drugs are now prescribed to hundreds of thousands of American children to...

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Helping Victims of Faulty Hip Implants to Get Back on...

Hip replacement surgery has come a long way. Since 1891, when a physician in Germany introduced a prosthetic hip joint...

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Don’t Get Terminated by Robotic Surgery

Many of us have seen films or television shows in which intelligent robots rebel against their human creators, turning what...

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