Nurse Burnout Can Increase Likelihood of Patient Infection

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A  study conducted by the University of Pennsylvania has confirmed a relatively obvious assumption about healthcare: fewer caregivers provide inferior care. While this conclusion is likely no surprise, the reasons for the decline in care are not necessarily as obvious as one might think. For example, the study concluded that the drop in healthcare quality…

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Failure to Diagnose Hydrocephalus – $4,300,000.00 Settlement

  A $4,300,000.00 settlement was secured just prior to trial on behalf of a child because of her pediatricians’ failure to diagnose a condition of hydrocephalus.   This law firm was hired by the father of a young girl with this serious medical condition that went undiagnosed for almost five (5) years.  Hydrocephalus is a buildup…

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SPBMC Obtains $3.8 Million Dollar Settlement for the family of a 42 year-old construction worker

A 42-year-old construction worker was walking along a 2-foot wide foundation wall carrying materials to the back of a construction site when he lost his balance and fell through an unguarded opening.  He fell approximately 15 feet striking his head.  The worker was not provided with personal fall protection equipment.  Defendants argued that the worker…

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