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Sep 29

Personal Injury Attorneys: Bullying in the Workplace

By Denise Diaz

Research into the consequences of bullying in the workplace has shown that exposure to this type of negative behavior may have devastating effects on the health and well-being of workers. According to the Workplace Bullying Institute (WBI), workplace bullying is abusive conduct that is threatening, humiliating, or intimidating. While bullying most commonly takes the form […]

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Jul 30

Last Amtrak Derailment Victim Leaves Hospital

By Joe Messa

Temple University Hospital’s last of 64 patients from the May 12th Amtrak derailment that killed eight and injured over 200 left the hospital this past Tuesday, 77 days after the crash took place. A spokeswoman from the hospital would not identify the patient’s injuries or whether or not the patient was sent home or to […]

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Jul 17

Avoiding Medical Malpractice: 4 Steps to Becoming a Safer Patient

By Eric Weitz

Two-hundred and seventy fathers, mothers, children, brothers, sisters, and friends will die today as a result of medical malpractice and preventable medical errors. The same was true yesterday and will repeat itself tomorrow. As hospitals, physicians, and nurses continue to navigate the changes brought on by the Affordable Care Act (aka “Obamacare”); patient safety remains […]

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Apr 13

Personal Injury Attorneys: FDA Updates Warnings About Power Morcellators’ Risk of Spreading Cancer

By Angela Leone

Personal Injury attorneys report on the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) updated warnings about power morcellators and their effects on women. Recently, information has come to light suggesting that “the use of laparoscopic power morcellators may contribute to the spread and upstaging of unsuspected uterine cancer in women undergoing hysterectomy and myomectomy for fibroids.” The FDA […]

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Mar 13

Superbug Kills Two in California, Dirty Scopes to Blame

By Joe Messa

In February 2015, seven patients at Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center contracted an antibiotic resistant “superbug” known as Carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae (CRE) after undergoing endoscopy procedures that utilized Olympus Corporation duodenoscopes. Two of those patients died from that infection. In addition to the seven superbug contractions at UCLA Medical Center, infections have been reported in Los […]

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Mar 10

Children’s Tylenol Maker to Pay $25 Million in Criminal Fines for Knowingly Distributing Tainted Medicine

By Joe Messa

McNeil, the Johnson & Johnson subsidiary that makes children’s Tylenol, plead guilty today in Philadelphia Federal Court to criminal charges of faulty manufacturing practices and agreed to pay $25 million in fines. McNeil agreed to pay $20 million in criminal fines and a $5 million criminal forfeiture to settle a misdemeanor charge alleging violations of […]

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