5 Steps to Take if Your Child was in a School Bus Accident

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5 Steps to Take if Your Child was in a School Bus Accident

As parents, we like to think sending our children to school on the bus is safe. In reality, school bus accidents occur every year, often resulting in catastrophic injuries and wrongful death. In these moments it is difficult to think about involving a lawyer, however the sooner you engage a qualified lawyer, the sooner your child and family’s legal interests are protected and you can focus solely on your child and families well-being.

Study Confirms Breast Implants Increase Rare Cancer Risk

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The largest study of the link between breast implants and lymphoma to date found that there is a greatly increased risk of a rare cancer, according to the report published this month in JAMA Oncology. The study found breast implants are associated with a 421 times greater risk of anaplastic large cell lymphoma.

Ikea Relaunches Dresser Recall After Another Child Dies

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Ikea relaunched the recall of 29 million dressers and chests last week after a California toddler was found trapped underneath an Ikea Malm dresser and died in May. The recall was first announced in June 2016 and Ikea has reportedly already processed more than 1 million recalls.

Attorneys for St. Francis Center Nursing Home Abuse Victims in Darby

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Our attorneys are now investigating nursing home abuse at the St. Francis Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare after the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office raided the facility on Wednesday.

Simultaneous Surgeries Create Potential Liability for Medical Malpractice, Fraud

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The practice of concurrent and overlapping procedures by medical surgeons has come into the spotlight over the past two years due to injuries resulting from the practice. Since this practice can sometimes involve fraud or medical malpractice, we thought we would take a look at it here and speak about how it interacts with our law practice.

NTSB Details Tesla’s Role in First Self-Driving Car Fatality

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The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) held a hearing today concerning the Florida self-driving car accident in May 2016 that resulted in the nation’s first fatality involving an auto-driving system. According to media reports, the semi-autonomous driving system had a “major role” in the crash because of “operational limitations.”

OIG Alert Details Elder Abuse at Skilled Nursing Facilities

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The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) issued an Early Alert in late August following disturbing reports of abuse against Medicare Beneficiaries during stays in Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs). The Alert explained that an estimated 22 percent of Medicare beneficiaries experienced adverse events while at an SNF and 69 percent of these incidents could have been prevented with better care.

SEPTA NHSL Crash at 69th Street: Dozens Injured

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Dozens of SEPTA passengers and the conductor were injured last night when a Norristown High Speed Line train crashed into a parked train car at 69th Street Station in Upper Darby after midnight. Four were reportedly critically injured but SEPTA said none of the injuries appeared life threatening. The injured were taken to eight area hospitals following mobilization for a mass casualty incident.

Carbon Monoxide Poisoning of Philadelphia Firefighters Reminds of Dangers

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Five Philadelphia firefighters were rushed to the hospital after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning while fighting an underground electrical fire in West Chester yesterday. Six other firefighters were evaluated and monitored on the scene after high levels of carbon monoxide were released by an underground transformer. One firefighter was kept overnight in the hospital for monitoring. All are expected to recover.

Duodenoscope News: Olympus Pays $6.6 Million; Fujifilm Recalls ED-530XT

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There have been two recent developments regarding the spread of CRE Superbugs via duodenoscopes used in ERCP procedures that the FDA warned about in February 2016.

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