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Allison Quering

Anapol Schwartz Attorney Obtains $4 Million Medical Malpractice Verdict

PHILADELPHIA, PA–(Marketwired – Sep 11, 2013) –  Anapol Schwartz attorney Stephen Pokiniewski obtained a $4 million verdict for a 29-year-old mother and her baby who both suffered severe and permanent injuries when her obstetrician [...]
Allison Quering

$2 Million Verdict for Two Girls who Lost Misdiagnosed Mother

Anapol Schwartz attorney Lawrence R. Cohan obtained a $2 million verdict for the estate of a 25-year-old woman who died as a result of pneumonia misdiagnosis shortly after delivering a premature baby girl. Mary Casiano was six months pregnant [...]
Michael Monheit

Understanding Your HPV Test

HPV testing and cervical cancer are important concerns for sexually active women. In this article we will consider what HPV is, how you can be tested, and what the testing results mean to the individual. What is the HPV test for? After [...]
Michael Monheit

Three Things to Think About Hysterectomies – Background, Symptoms, Causes.

Hysterectomies – The Procedure and Symptoms A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of a woman’s uterus. Depending on condition and specific circumstance the patient may have some or all of the uterus removed. In more extreme [...]
Michael Monheit

Three Things to Think About Hysterectomies – Background, Symptoms, Causes.

Hysterectomies – The Procedure and Symptoms A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of a woman’s uterus. Depending on condition and specific circumstance the patient may have some or all of the uterus removed. In more extreme cases the [...]
Michael Monheit

Cervical Cancer – What a Woman Should Know about Symptoms, Dectection, Treatment

Cervical Cancer occurs when abnormal cells on the cervix grow out of control. Although it can be successfully treated if discovered early, it has the potential to spread to the vagina and other deep tissue layers of the uterus. Due to its [...]
Michael Monheit

PA Bill would End Annual Malpractice Filings

A bill passed the Pennsylvania Senate that would eliminate the requirement for medical malpractice and self-insurers to file annual reports with the Pennsylvania Insurance Department. The bill goes to the House next for consideration. The [...]
Michael Monheit

Medical Malpractice Rates Fall for Fifth Straight Year

Premiums for medical malpractice insurance for three bellwether specialties dropped for the fifth straight year in 2012, according to an article by Medscape. Medical societies such as the American Medical Association have argued that a broken [...]
Michael Monheit

2011 Medical Malpractice Statistics – What Do They Reveal?

Proponents of tort reform often claim that it is medical malpractice payments that are responsible for the quickly rising cost of healthcare. However, the facts do not seem to support that argument. Earlier this month, then no-profit group [...]
Gregory Spizer

Medication Error In Allentown Causes Tragic Death

On Friday, the Allentown Morning Call addressed a Pennsylvania Department of Health report which indicated that on three separate occasions in 2010 and 2011, nurses at St. Luke's Hospital in Allentown improperly programmed patient-controlled [...]