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Injured Allegheny County residents have the right to seek damages

Even a routine visit to the hospital for yourself or a loved one can turn into an unexpected situation. It may go smoothly on most visits, but it's that one time that can cause unnecessary injury to you or a loved one. The potential for injury at a medical facility isn't even on most peoples' radar. However, the reality is that a person can be unnecessarily injured due to a negligent decision on behalf of a medical professional, a medical facility or a related third-party.

What defines a wrongful life, wrongful birth suit?

When it comes to pregnancy and the joy that expecting parents feel, few ever dream that their child could suffer an injury at the hands of a medically irresponsible doctor. With technology and medical knowledge expanding every day, doctors are now able to predict or diagnose a variety of conditions or issues while the baby is still in the womb. Missteps can be made at this time by doctors if they fail to notify or diagnose a child's condition early in their fetal development.

Understaffing at hospitals can lead to tragedy

You know from your own work experience that when the office is understaffed, tasks get overlooked and mistakes get made. In many industries this might result in a call to a client to patch things up or perhaps an employee misses out on a bonus. But when these kinds of mistakes happen in a hospital, a patient can die.

Efforts to curb instances of misdiagnosis, failure to diagnose

Did you know that misdiagnosis cases are a leading cause of medical malpractice lawsuits in the US? The truth is that most people will experience a situation in which an error with their diagnosis impacts them in their lifetime. For some, these instances of misdiagnosis or a failure to diagnose will have devastating consequences. This is according to a report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

Can robotic surgeries result in surgical error and injury?

With advances in technology, no industry goes unaffected. Many people and industries benefit from the technological advances that have, generally, brought people forward and onward. But, technology is not made or used without error. The medical industry has seen many surgeries and other types of medical treatments utilize technological machines, or robots, to perform surgeries and other medical procedures.

Preventable birth injury could be overlooked in hospital error

With the advances in the medical field in the 21st century, illnesses and injuries are becoming more treatable and thus earlier diagnosed, with many diseases leaving less impact on those they adversely affect. However, technology and the medical field has become so advanced that patients are reliant on doctors and other medical professionals to make the correct suggestions for care. For mothers and their unborn children, this is an important time with health and the ability to be cared for correctly. Sadly, some mothers and unborn children experience a preventable birth injury due to hospital error.

Dosage mistake by medical professional could be due to negligence

Have you ever read the instructions on a medical prescription? Prescriptions can be prescribed by a doctor for a variety of medical conditions and symptoms. The labels on a prescription bottle can contain information, including dosage and how to take the medication. But, what if a doctor or other medical professional prescribed a drug that caused injury?

Prescription drug injury and pharmacist negligence for mothers

Expecting mothers have a lot to think about when it comes to their health and the health of their unborn child. While many pregnancies go off without a hitch, some women really struggle or have complications during this time. However, many pregnancy-related conditions are not only quick to be diagnosed, but are often treated with medication or other treatment plans. However, it has been found that some medications prescribed to expecting mothers can harm the mother and/or the baby.

Can you run out of time to file a medical malpractice suit?

No one wants to be involved in a lawsuit. Whether you or a loved one was injured in a car accident, work accident or while under the care of a medical provider, no one wants that kind of trouble. However, the law is kind of like insurance; you hope you will never need it, but it's there just in case. The law can help bring justice to an injured party in the form of a lawsuit

Spinal cord injury symptoms

Few injuries hold the ability to rob so many parts of life as a spinal cord injury. Depending on the severity of the harm, a spinal cord injury might leave you paralyzed or very high-functioning and living in constant pain.

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