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Does Online Correspondence Count as “Continuous Treatment?”

All medical malpractice lawsuits must be brought before the courts within a certain amount of time, known formally as the statute of limitations. However, there are exceptions to this rule that may allow a plaintiff to file a medical malpractice lawsuit after the appropriate statute of limitations has run out. Here the medical malpractice attorneys…

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Product Liability: A Closer Look at Defective Car and Auto Parts Claims

According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) each year over 2 million people are injured in car accidents. While the majority of these crashes can be attributed to human error, defective vehicles and auto parts also play a key role in car accident related injuries. Here, the product liability attorneys at the Law Offices…

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Medical Malpractice: PTSD

Errors that occur during a serious procedure can cause severe psychological problems for survivors. Here the medical malpractice attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in relation to medical malpractice. Medical malpractice can be defined as an act or omission by a physician during treatment of a patient that…

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Birth Injuries: The Effects of Traumatic Birth Syndrome

The birth injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss the causes and effects of traumatic birth syndrome. The act of giving birth should always be a magical and joyous occasion for expecting parents. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. Birth injuries do happen. Serious complications during labor and errors made by…

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Heater Cooler Devices: What the Studies Suggest

APIC Research According to new research presented at the 44th Annual Conference of the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), 37 percent of heater-cooler units assessed between July 2015 and December 2016 tested positive for Mycobacterium chimaera, a bacterium associated with fatal infections in open-heart surgery patients. The research presented by John…

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Hospital-Acquired Infections: How Common are They?

Hospital-acquired infections are a serious concern for patients, but not many understand how common such infections are, the risks, how wide-spread infection can be prevented and what recourse is available for those who are injured. Here, the medical malpractice and personal injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter G. Angelos discuss the causes and…

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Lack of Communication Cited as Primary Cause of Birth Injuries

Parents spend months preparing for the arrival of their new child to ensure that the child, upon arrival into the world, is secure and healthy. Part of that preparation is partnering with doctors and nurses to ensure a smooth and safe birthing process. Despite this preparation, serious birth injuries affect about 1.5% of US births,…

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Product Recall: What it Means for Consumers

The Law Offices of Peter Angelos is committed to providing information related to defective products, as such products have the potential to cause serious injuries and death to unknowing consumers. There are various agencies, laws and regulations in the United States that govern the dissemination and safety of consumer products. When it is discovered that…

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Hernia Mesh Lawsuits

Have you suffered injuries after undergoing a ventral hernia repair procedure? Here, the medical device liability attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos provide information regarding complications associated with the use of Ethicon Physiomesh for hernia repair procedures. Each year, more than 100,000 ventral hernia repair surgeries are performed throughout the United States. During…

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Birth Injuries: What You Should Know

The birth injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos discuss the most common types of birth injuries and their causes. Expecting parents should never have to worry that their newborn will suffer at the hands of the medical professionals that they entrust with the child’s delivery. However, far too often, babies suffer injuries…

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