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Child Loses Legs in Lawnmower Accident

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Philadelphia personal injury attorneys report the injury of a 2-year-old Florida girl whose feet were severed after her father backed over her with a lawn mower. The child ran into her yard as her father was mowing the lawn. He did not see her, and thought his wife was signaling that something was in front of the mower so he …

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Misdiagnosis, Failure to Diagnose Conditions Account for Most Medical Malpractice Claims

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Philadelphia medical malpractice attorneys reveal that medical malpractice payments in the United States most commonly result from missed or incorrect diagnoses, according to a study that examined more than 350,000 claims made from 1986 to 2010. Researchers say that the claims associated with death and disabilities were more likely to have occurred from diagnosis-related errors. They also noted that most …

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Jefferson Hospital Says Patients May Have Been Exposed to Viruses

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Philadelphia medical malpractice lawyers have become aware that Thomas Jefferson University Hospital informed 51 patients who underwent gastrointestinal procedures that they may have been exposed to dangerous blood-borne viruses. Those viruses can cause Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and HIV, patients were warned by letter. According to officials at Jefferson, there was a lapse in infection-control practices during gastrointestinal endoscopic procedures …

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Tylenol Cases to be Heard Before U.S. Eastern District of Pennsylvania Judge

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Personal injury lawyers announce that the U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has approved the consolidation of 27 cases against drug makers McNeil/Johnson & Johnson, Novartis, and L. Perrigo Co. involving the use of over-the-counter Tylenol. U.S. District Judge Lawrence F. Stengel of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania will hear the cases of plaintiffs who allege that Tylenol is responsible …

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Common Causes of a Brachial Plexus Injury

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Philadelphia medical malpractice lawyers detail some of the most common causes of brachial plexus injuries in infants. A brachial plexus injury happens when the bundle of nerves located in the shoulder, arm, and hand that attach to the spinal cord is stretched or torn. In infants, brachial plexus injury can result during birth when the baby’s head and neck pull …

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