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Colon Cancer, Rectal Cancer, and Colorectal Cancer

Colon Cancer, Rectal Cancer, and Colorectal Cancer If you or someone you love was harmed as a result of failure to diagnose or a misdiagnosis of colon cancer, you’ll want answers and you may be entitled to compensation. The Erie medical malpractice lawyers at Purchase, George & Murphey, P.C. want to help. Colon cancer is […] Read More

Misdiagnosis/Failure to Diagnose Ewing’s Sarcoma

Misdiagnosis/Failure to Diagnose Ewing’s Sarcoma If you’ve lost a child as a result of failure to diagnose or a misdiagnosis of Ewing’s Sarcoma, you may need answers and you may be entitled to compensation. We’d like to help. Ewing’s sarcoma is a childhood cancer that begins primarily in bone or soft tissue. It is responsible […] Read More

Pediatric Misdiagnosis/Failure to Diagnose

Pediatric Misdiagnosis/Failure to Diagnose If your child was injured as a result of failure to diagnose or a misdiagnosis, you may want to protect your child’s rights and ensure that your child’s medical costs, long-term care costs, and future security are protected. Your child may be entitled to compensation and we’d like to help. When […] Read More

Erie Medical Malpractice Lawyer: Medicare Targets Avoidable Medical Mistakes

Erie Medical Malpractice Lawyer: Medicare Targets Avoidable Medical Mistakes Among health care professionals, it’s widely known that many people are needlessly injured in American hospitals everyday. Hospital-acquired infections, bed sores, accidental lung punctures, and blood clots, for example, are injuries that are largely avoidable if proper procedures are followed. Shockingly, however, proper procedures are often […] Read More

Obstetrical Midwife Malpractice

Obstetrical/Midwife Malpractice If you or your child was injured as a result of failure to diagnose or properly manage a pregnancy complication, you may be entitled to compensation for medical costs, long-term care costs, and other harms. Obstetrics is the surgical specialty involved in dealing with the care of women and their children during pregnancy, […] Read More

Should All Surgeries Be Videotaped?

Should All Surgeries Be Videotaped? If you or a loved one has suffered from a surgical error, you may be frustrated in just figuring out what happened. No one in the O.R. will talk and the operative report reads like a summary of a textbook operation. Still, something went terribly wrong. Why can’t you find […] Read More

Jury Returns $1.97 Million Verdict in Gynecological Surgery Malpractice Case

Jury Returns $1.97 Million Verdict in Gynecological Surgery Malpractice Case Victim of a medical mistake in Pennsylvania? We can help. Call for a free consult with an Erie medical malpractice lawyer today. Call 814-580-5017 / toll free 877-505-9548. In Zawatski v. Valenta (C.P. Luzerne Co., April 19, 2011, No. 10804-2006), a Pennsylvania jury has determined that […] Read More

Tips to Avoid Wrong Site Surgery

Tips to Avoid Wrong Site Surgery Believe it or not, surgeons sometimes operate on the wrong thing. Patients have been mixed up with one another. Other times, surgeons just get confused about which part of the body is to be operated upon, mixing up the right leg for the left, for example. There are things […] Read More

Birth Injuries

Birth Injuries Birth injuries can range from the comparatively mild to the catastrophic. Compared to just a few decades ago, serious birth injuries are an unusual event. Still, serious birth injuries occur and many of them are completely avoidable. If your child was injured in birth, you may have questions about how you will protect […] Read More

Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis/Delay in Diagnosis

Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis/Delay in Diagnosis If you or someone you love was harmed as a result of failure to diagnose or a misdiagnosis of breast cancer, you’ll want answers and you may be entitled to compensation. The Erie medical malpractice lawyers at Purchase, George and Murphey, P.C. want to help. Next to skin cancer, breast […] Read More

Pediatric Meningitis

Pediatric Meningitis Physicians who ignore the signs of pediatric meningitis expose children to terrible risks, including brain damage and even death. If your child was misdiagnosed and suffered severe injury from meningitis, we’d like to help. Meningitis is an infection of the brain and spinal cord that, if not promptly diagnosed and treated, can cause […] Read More

Babies Born at Night (or in Rural Hospitals) Are More Likely to Suffer Brain Injury

Babies Born at Night (or in Rural Hospitals) Are More Likely to Suffer Brain Injury Babies are at risk of brain injury if born at night. You can get free info or help from Pennsylvania Malpractice Lawyers here or call 814-580-5017 / toll free 877-505-9548. A recent study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and […] Read More

Erie Cancer Misdiagnosis Lawyers

Erie Cancer Misdiagnosis Lawyers Cancer used to be a death sentence. With advances in research and technology, however, early diagnosis and treatment are yielding better and longer lives. Prostate cancer, breast cancer, colon cancer, lung cancer, rectal cancer, cancer of the cervix, and other cancers are being effectively treated. The key to successful treatment is early detection. Delayed […] Read More

Misdiagnosis/Failure to Diagnose Childhood Cancer

Misdiagnosis/Failure to Diagnose Childhood Cancer If your child was harmed as a result of failure to diagnose or a misdiagnosis of a childhood cancer, you may need answers and you may want to protect your child’s rights and ensure that your child’s medical costs, long-term care costs, and future security are protected. Your child may […] Read More

Pediatric Malpractice

Pediatric Malpractice If your child was injured as a result of failure to diagnose or properly manage a childhood illness or condition, you may want to protect your child’s rights and ensure that your child’s medical costs, long-term care costs, and future security are protected. Your child may be entitled to compensation and we’d like […] Read More

Birth Asphyxia

Birth Asphyxia If you suspect that your child was injured because of oxygen deprivation during childbirth, a condition known as birth asphyxia or birth depression, you may want to protect your child’s rights to compensation. Birth Asphyxia is a term that generally describes a condition in which a baby is deprived of adequate oxygen prior […] Read More

Seven Secrets to Avoid Being the Victim of a Medical Mistake

Seven Secrets to Avoid Being the Victim of a Medical Mistake There are simple things you can do to minimize your chances of being the victim of a medical mistake. Many of these techniques are simple consumer techniques with which you are already familiar. Others involve using resources that are readily available on the web. […] Read More

Medication Errors/Dosage Errors

Medication Errors/Dosage Errors If you or someone you love was harmed as a result of a medication error, including dosage mistakes or wrong medication errors, you’ll want answers and you may be entitled to compensation. The Erie medical malpractice lawyers at Purchase, George and Murphey, P.C. want to help. You enter a hospital or nursing […] Read More

Erie Cancer Misdiagnosis Story Depressingly Familiar

Erie Cancer Misdiagnosis Story Depressingly Familiar If a delay in cancer diagnosis has harmed your chances of recovery, call the Erie, Pennsylvania medical malpractice lawyers: 814-580-5017 / toll free 877-505-9548. Earlier this week, I heard a remarkable story about a young man who may have saved his own life. Unfortunately, what made the story so […] Read More

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