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August 2017 Archives

Pennsylvania hospital charged with medical malpractice

A woman's unfortunate death is part of a recent lawsuit against Geisinger-Community Medical Center. The woman's husband has filed a medical malpractice suit against the Pennsylvania hospital, alleging that its neglect to properly analyze an EKG led to his wife's death. The defendant in the case denies liability, and no conclusion has been reached in the case at this time. 

Pennsylvania patients evacuated to avoid nursing home neglect

An ongoing water issue has forced the evacuation of a senior care home. The Pennsylvania home experienced a water line break, and dozens of people were removed to a safer environment. The location had previous citations for nursing home neglect. A recent news story gives the latest updates about the water line break and the history of problems at the facility. 

Pennsylvania bill seeks limits on medical malpractice awards

Some individuals feel that awards given to families after lawsuits actually limit the ability of nursing homes to give effective care. A bill has been introduced in the Pennsylvania legislature that would limit awards for punitive damages for medical malpractice lawsuits. A recent news story gives more information about the bill, which revises a 2002 law called Mcare.

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