Category: Area of Practice

infant in the hospital after evaluating for hypoxic injury in Philadelphia

Early Signs of Hypoxic Injury in Newborns: A Philadelphia Parent’s Guide

When a baby is deprived of oxygen during labor and delivery, it can result in a serious, catastrophic birth injury called hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE). This condition threatens brain tissue and can lead to lifelong disabilities like cerebral palsy, intellectual disabilities, spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy, seizures, and more. As a Philadelphia parent, it is important to […]

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Can you file a medical malpractice claim for negligent IV infiltration

Can You File a Medical Malpractice Claim for Negligent IV Infiltration?

Medical treatments are often a source of reassurance, with the expectation that they will improve our health, not worsen it. Intravenous (IV) therapy, a common and necessary medical procedure, is no exception. However, when negligent IV infiltration occurs, the consequences can be severe, leading to complications that may necessitate legal recourse. Understanding the nuances of […]

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psychological injuries in construction accident lawsuits

Psychological Injuries in Construction Accident Lawsuits

11.4 million individuals were employed by the construction industry in 2019. Unfortunately, the construction industry is also one of the most dangerous, and it has the second most workplace deaths in the nation. In fact, a total of 951 construction workers died on site in 2021. However, beyond physical injuries that occur, construction accidents can also […]

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What is the difference between implied and informed consent?

What is the Difference Between Informed and Implied Consent?

In the realm of healthcare, patient consent is a crucial ethical and legal consideration. Two primary forms of consent, informed and implied, govern the patient-doctor relationship. Understanding their distinctions is essential for both patients and healthcare professionals. This relationship is made all the more pressing when a healthcare professional does something negligent after informed or implied […]

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Can you sue for medical malpractice without a lawyer

Can You Sue For Medical Malpractice Without a Lawyer?

Medical malpractice is a serious issue, one that leaves families reeling in the aftermath. You want also wonder if you can pursue redress without the assistance of a medical malpractice lawyer in Philadelphia. In Pennsylvania, as with many states, the intricacies surrounding a medical malpractice claim make if very difficult to pursue justice without an […]

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