Category: Medical Malpractice

Anesthesia Errors and Medical Malpractice

Anesthesia Errors and Medical Malpractice

Many surgical procedures are performed under general anesthesia. Anesthetics are drugs that are used to keep patients from experiencing pain and can be administered to provide local numbing or to induce unconsciousness. Anesthetics work in a few different ways based on the combination of the drugs that are administered and the type of procedure. Different […]

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Can I Sue a Hospital for Medical Malpractice?

Can I Sue a Hospital for Medical Malpractice?

If you suffered injuries while you were being treated in a hospital, you might wonder whether the hospital might be liable for medical malpractice or negligence. If the treating physician was the person who negligently caused your injuries, the hospital may or may not be liable. While hospitals are typically responsible for the negligence of […]

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Emergency Room Errors: When Mistakes Count as Negligence

Emergency Room Errors: When Mistakes Count as Negligence

Pennsylvanians go to hospital emergency departments to take care of immediate medical needs. People expect they will receive quality care in the emergency room. However, hospital emergency departments often lack enough staff to quickly address all of their patient’s needs. When there aren’t enough medical staff members in an emergency department, it is easier for […]

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Placental Complications – What You Need To Know

The placenta plays a critical role in ensuring the growing fetus receives the nutrients and oxygen it needs to grow. Most pregnancies progress without any problems involving the placenta. While rare, placental problems can seriously risk the health of both the mother and fetus. Because of the risk, doctors must carefully monitor mothers and babies […]

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