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

A recent study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology links nighttime births and rural hospitals to an increased risk of brain injury. [...] Read More

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. [...] Read More

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. [...] Read More

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. [...] Read More

Erie Cancer Misdiagnosis Story Depressingly Familiar

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 remarkable was that he first was presented with an all-too-familiar response from his trusted Erie physicians, a response that, as an Erie medical mistake attorney, I have heard far too many times in far more tragic scenarios. Here is the story I was told. [...] Read More

Erie Medical Malpractice Lawyer: Medicare Targets Avoidable Medical Mistakes

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 NOT followed and these avoidable conditions continue to occur at unnecessarily high rates. [...] Read More

Jury Returns $1.97 Million Verdict in Gynecological Surgery Malpractice Case

In Zawatski v. Valenta (C.P. Luzerne Co., April 19, 2011, No. 10804-2006), a Pennsylvania jury has determined that a gynecologist’s carelessness was a substantial factor in a woman’s death from ovarian cancer. The case, originally filed in 2006, was tried to a jury in Luzerne County over a six-day period. The 12-member jury deliberated for less than two hours before returning with a verdict for the plaintiff in the amount of $1,967,200.00. [...] Read More

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. [...] Read More

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 be entitled to compensation and we’d like to help. [...] Read More

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. [...] Read More

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. [...] Read More

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 to help. [...] Read More

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. [...] Read More

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. [...] Read More

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. If you or someone you love is facing a medical procedure, suffers from a long-term condition, or just needs regular care, read this to find out what you can do to protect yourself from carelessness of your medical providers. [...] Read More

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 out what happened and why? The technology is here to cheaply and easily videotape these procedures and it may be time to introduce recording devices to the O.R. [...] Read More

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 you can do to minimize your chances of being victimized by confused surgeons or hospital staff. [...] Read More

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