April 01, 2020
Birth injury occurs when the actions or inaction of medical professionals cause injury to a baby during pregnancy, labor, delivery OR THE NEO-NATAL PERIOD. There are MANY ways for mothers and babies to be injured when healthcare providers are NEGLIGENT. If you believe your child has been the…
March 13, 2020
Michael Brassloff had a tumor in the front portion of his brain, but there was good news – the tumor was benign. When the tumor started growing, he underwent radiation therapy, but developed side effects from the radiation.  His surgeon believed those symptoms could be cured if the necrotic tissue…
January 10, 2020
At 3:33 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 5, an Ohio Coach charter bus crashed into a concrete median on the Pennsylvania Turnpike just outside Mount Pleasant. Following impact, the bus swerved up a steep embankment before rolling backward into westbound traffic, creating a pileup also involving a car and FedEx…
December 17, 2019
 Construction workers, truck drivers, loggers, aircraft pilots and factory workers are all considered to have dangerous jobs. But the most dangerous job per capita is that of cell tower worker.  The roughly 8,700 men and women who climb cell towers to make repairs and perform maintenance suffer 115…
November 13, 2019
 Deaths and serious injury due to hazing is nothing new. The first hazing death occurred at Cornell University in 1873, according to an Indiana professor who has been studying the problem. And over the past six decades, not a single year has gone by without a hazing fatality. Not one.  But now,…
October 25, 2019
By Geary L. Yeisley, M.D., J.D. Endovascular Aneurysm Repair or “EVAR” is the treatment of an abdominal aortic aneurysm using a covered stent delivered by a small plastic tube or catheter that enters the arterial system via a small incision in the groin. The aorta is the largest artery in the…
October 01, 2019
Sexual abuse has long-lasting and often catastrophic consequences for its victims. Childhood victims of sexual abuse, in particular, are forced to deal with a lifetime of struggle, often emanating from PTSD. In smaller children, regressive behaviors such as bed-wetting or thumbsucking may occur,…
September 17, 2019
Sexual abuse is always tragic. When it is perpetrated by a trusted, respected, and often revered adult, the consequences can be both profound and long-lasting. Many childhood victims of clergy sexual abuse are unable to come to terms with their horrible mistreatment and suffer well into adulthood…
August 29, 2019
Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma is a type of cancer that develops in the lymphatic system, the disease-fighting network of nodes connected by vessels throughout the body. Tumors can develop when lymphocytes, a type of white blood cell that helps fight infection, begin to multiply uncontrollably, producing…
August 13, 2019
While farmers, landscapers and homeowners use Roundup to kill weeds, thousands of lawsuits are sprouting up all over the country claiming that the popular pesticide caused a deadly cancer. So far, more than 18,400 lawsuits have been filed, according to Bloomberg News, and the number grows every day…
July 23, 2019
Wrongful death can be applied to any incident in which a life is taken. Some of the most common causes of wrongful death are: Medical malpractice Defective or dangerous products Motor vehicle accidents Mass transit (bus, train, etc.) accidents Workplace accidents   Unmaintained or dangerous…
July 23, 2019
With the ever-changing state of medicine, more and more health care professionals are beginning to work from remote locations. From doctors to assistants and even recruiters for remote physicians, the use of telemedicine seems to be growing in acceptance among the physician community. A doctor from…
July 12, 2019
Millions of people rely on mass transit to navigate their cities. For example, for work, school, shopping and more, the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) serves residents of Philadelphia and surrounding communities. Serious Accidents, Serious Injuries There are a number…
July 01, 2019
A bowel or colon perforation is a serious surgical complication that can result in lifelong pain and suffering or death if not addressed immediately. Bowel perforation is a risk with some surgical procedures including colonoscopy, laparoscopic procedures, hysterectomy, appendectomy, and other…
June 21, 2019
About 10 people die every day due to drowning, or an average of about 3,500 non-boating drownings annually in the United States. Drowning is the third leading cause of unintentional injury death worldwide, accounting for seven percent of all injury-related deaths.  Most drowning deaths and…