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Medical Spas, Malpractice & the "New You"
Not liking what you see in the mirror? Perhaps you're thinking about visiting a medical spa for help with those frown lines, age spots or facial hair. Use caution when selecting a facility. Although modern medical techniques can produce dramatic cosmetic results, possible complications can be much more ... Read more

Psychologist's Sexual Misconduct May Involve Billing
Stories of well-meaning relationships gone wrong are nothing new. News articles constantly reveal stories of professionals who stepped over the line into a sexual relationship with someone they were, or are, helping. The fallout can include disciplinary proceedings or even losing their license or credentials. ... Read more

The Do's and Don'ts of the Duty of Care
If you're suing someone for negligence, one of the first elements to establish is their duty of care. You must show the defendant didn't follow the duty of care required by the law. It's defined as the legal obligation to act in a standard or reasonable way. Doctors are the typical subjects of negligence ... Read more

Where Is Your Doctor When You Need Him Most?
Imagine you're on the operating table, prepped for surgery and sedated. You wake up, thinking you're ready to go on with your recovery. You're shocked to find out that your doctor never showed up to perform the surgery, and you're going to have to go through the process all over again. This is exactly ... Read more

Who's to Blame for Wrong-Site Surgery?
Update Despite procedures to prevent it, wrong-site surgery is on the rise. At least that's what the numbers say. The Joint Commission estimates wrong-site surgery happens 40 times a week on average. The number of cases reported to the Joint Commission nearly doubled in 2010 over 2004. It seems something ... Read more

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This will require a medical written opinion as to whether the result is malpractice or just unfortunate result. Typically civil lawsuits on anything less that irreparable catastrophic deformity is not ...Read more

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Pennsauken Mesothelioma Lawyers

Prevalence of Mesothelioma CasesDespite the infrequent usage of asbestos since the 1980s, 2,000 to 3,000 cases of mesothelioma continue to be reported every year. This is due to the rare cancer’ ... Read more

Cherry Hill Mesothelioma Lawyers

What is Mesothelioma?While it can affect the pleura (lining of the lungs), peritoneum (lining of the stomach), pericardium (lining of the heart) and testes, mesothelioma is best defined as a rare form ... Read more


The medical profession is commonly regarded as one of the most prestigious and respectable of all occupations. We entrust doctors with our very lives. Sadly, there have been increasing reports of doct ... Read more

Philadelphia Mesothelioma Lawyers: Surgery Benefits Older Patients

Mesothelioma is an aggressive cancer that affects thousands of people every year who have been exposed to asbestos. Common exposure sites include factories, construction zones, homes, and schools, to ... Read more

Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Lawyers Report on Rehab Hospital Injuries

Many patients recovering from major surgery, neurological conditions, such as stroke, or long term illness are admitted to rehabilitation centers for extended physical strengthening and conditioning b ... Read more

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