Many Pittsburgh residents will be under the care of a physician this year. Doctors are among the most trusted members of our society and provide a necessary service. They help thousands of people each year with minor illnesses, serious injuries and everything in between. But occasionally a physician can be found to be negligent as is the case with a physician who failed to monitor his patient.
Tag: Brain Injury
PITTSBURGH — A construction worker died on August 11, 2008 while working on a building under construction at Technology Drive. The 26 year-old man was found lying on the roof the building that was under construction.
Every year, approximately two million people sustain head injuries, most of which are minor because the skull provides the brain with protection. However, over half a million head injuries each year require hospitalization. Injuries to the head are so common that almost everyone in their lifetime will sustain some sort of trauma to the head.