• anoxic brain injury

    What is Anoxic Brain Injury

    Every cell in our body needs oxygen to survive, and when there is no oxygen supply, that cell, organ, or body dies. The death of cells in the brain prevents electrochemical impulses, interfering with neurotransmitters that transmit messages in the brain that regulate bodily functions and influence behavior. This type of damage is referred to as anoxic brain injury.

  • new pennsylvania rule med mal

    New Pennsylvania Rule Allows Medical Malpractice Lawsuits to Be Filed in Any County

    Pennsylvania’s highest court reversed a two-decade-old rule aimed at reducing an outbreak of doctors leaving the state due to high medical malpractice insurance rates. The state Supreme Court issued a long-awaited order allowing plaintiffs to file medical malpractice claims in any county throughout the state. Previously, plaintiffs were restricted to filing their claims where the injury or negligence occurred.  

  • How Often Is Breast Cancer Misdiagnosed

    How Often is Breast Cancer Misdiagnosed?

    December 19, 2022 by Carrie Capouellez| Misdiagnosis

    Many of our lives have been affected by a cancer diagnosis – our own or that of someone we care about. In fact, the National Breast Cancer Foundation found one in every eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer during their lifetime. And, breast cancer causes approximately 39,620 deaths every year. Just hearing about or…

  • Nursing Home Neglect

    Nursing Home Understaffing

    When our loved ones move into nursing homes or long-term care facilities, it is because they need assistance living their lives. Therefore, families should be able to trust that their loved ones will be checked on routinely. Unfortunately for many, not all care facilities are created equal and not all staff members do their jobs.

  • Reasons For Medical Malpractice

    What Patients Should Know About Medical Malpractice

    Patients should be proactive with their healthcare choices, doing research and documenting health symptoms. They should keep a running list of questions to ask their healthcare providers and make sure they get the answers they deserve. While it’s important to trust medical providers who are more educated in their field, you should also make sure you understand what is going on with your own body. This is why it’s important to understand what patients should know about medical malpractice.

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