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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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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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Medical Malpractice Claims: What Patients Should Know

Reports suggest that medical error and medical malpractice have become one of the leading causes of death in the United States. Here, the Baltimore personal injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Peter Angelos provide information regarding medical malpractice in America. In 2016, researchers at Johns Hopkins University published a study in The BMJ, which…

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Birth Injuries and Your Rights

When preparing for a new baby, parents trust that health care providers will do the best they can to ensure a safe delivery. While some babies are born with medical issues stemming from undiagnosed birth defects, other newborns can suffer birth injuries as a result of negligence or malpractice that occurred during labor. Everyone makes mistakes,…

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New Survey Reveals Robotic Surgery is Linked to Hundreds of Deaths

A new survey—compiled of information from researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Chicago’s Rush University Medical Center—reveals that surgical robotic devices have been linked to at least 144 deaths, over 1,400 injuries and 8,061 malfunctions in a period of 14 years. The survey was based on information…

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