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When is a medical complication considered medical negligence?


Infections and other medical complications can occur even after a visit to the best hospitals in Pennsylvania. After all, medical practitioners, despite their education, training, numerous years of experience and exceptional skill, are only human and prone to possible errors. However, not all complications are caused by human error, some are just a patient's bodily responses to medication, operation or treatment and are considered normal reactions. So how does a patient know if the complication is medical negligence or just within the norm?

High-profile surgeon settles medical malpractice lawsuit


In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, local residents go to their doctors whenever they have health problems or for regularly scheduled checkups. Doctors are well-trained individuals who follow strict standard procedures to ensure the safety of their patients. However, numerous cases of doctor errors and medical malpractice cases can sometimes make an individual think twice before undergoing a procedure as it may cost their lives or result in a worsened physical condition.

Medical malpractice and the dirty truth about drug addiction


As Pennsylvania readers already know, medical malpractice has serious consequences, which often include a patient's permanent loss of health and quality of life. Even if one were to set the politics of malpractice aside, there are still certain instances when everyone can agree that the egregious misconduct of members of the medical community need to be addressed and addressed aggressively. Pittsburgh readers might find the following information on medical malpractice and the American prescription drug epidemic interesting.

Pennsylvania county medical malpractice suits increased in 2012

The phrase "medical malpractice" may strike fear in the hearts of medical and hospital professionals. However the number of medical malpractice cases across the country has decreased in recent years. That general trend also includes Pennsylvania medical malpractice cases, with an overall 10 percent drop from 2011 to 2012-though not for Lancaster County.

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