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Gallbladder Surgery Medical Injuries | Removal Surgery Involves A Very Real Risk

Injuries Due to Errors During Gallbladder Surgery Chances are you, or someone you know, have had their gallbladder surgically removed. This operation is called a cholecystectomy. Gallbladder disease affects 12% of adults, and each year more than 700,000 Americans have their gallbladders removed. This operation involves a surgical procedure that has become commonplace in the United [...]

Pennsylvania Birth Injuries Compensation: What You’re Entitled To

For all parents, the birth of a child is cause for celebration. While no one expects childbirth to be particularly easy, parents do not anticipate complications during labor or injuries during childbirth. When newborn infants spend the precious first moments of their lives being resuscitated, followed by days in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of a [...]

Jury Sides With Plaintiffs After Failed Cancer Diagnosis

A Bucks County jury has awarded $700,000 to a woman and her husband after they alleged doctors failed to timely diagnose her breast cancer and that one doctor, a gynecologist, altered her medical records to make it appear as though she had taken different steps while treating her former patient. According to Paul A. Lauricella, who [...]

Altered Medical Records Again

Read Part 1 - Altered Medical Records If you believe that a doctor or hospital has committed medical malpractice or hospital malpractice, the first thing you will need to do is obtain a copy of your medical record. Many clients worry that any delay in securing copies of their medical records will provide their doctors or [...]

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Altered Medical Records

Read Part II - Altered Medical Records - Again About a quarter of a century ago, when I was a young lawyer, I asked of my mentor, the late, great James Beasley, Sr., "What if the doctor alters the record before we receive it?" He replied, "We can only hope he does." I quickly realized the [...]

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