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  • Washington Hospital

    Washington Hospital is a full service hospital located in Washington, Pennsylvania.    It provides, among other things, emergency services, heart attack treatment, stroke treatment, breast cancer services, radiology mammograms, colonoscopy, and surgical services.  The law firm of Berger & Lagnese has successfully prosecuted medical malpractice cases against Washington Hospital. 

  • UPMC Shadyside Hospital

    UPMC Shadyside Hospital is a full service hospital in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh, PA.  It provides all hospital services including surgical services, radiology, and emergency care.  The law firm of Berger & Lagnese obtained the largest jury verdict ever in a medical malpractice case in Pittsburgh against UPMC Shadyside Hospital resulting from the death of Michael Rettger for the hospital’s failure to diagnose and treat Mr. Rettger’s brain abscess.

  • Jefferson Hospital

  • Clarion Hospital

    Clarion Hospital is a full service hospital located in Clarion, Pennsylvania.    It provides, among other things, emergency services, heart attack treatment, stroke treatment, breast cancer services, radiology mammograms, colonoscopy, and surgical services.  The law firm of Berger & Lagnese has successfully prosecuted medical malpractice cases against Clarion Hospital. We filed a case on behalf of our client who fell at home, was taken to Clarion Hospital, and subsequently was paralzyed below her waist (paraplegia).  During the case, we discovered that our client’s fall had caused a spinal epidural hematoma (bleeding in her spinal cord) which required immediate surgery.  We also discovered that while in the Hospital our client began to lose feeling and movement in her legs, and the Hospital staff was aware but failed to take action.  Prior to trial, Clarion Hospital made no offer to settle the case.  We obtained a jury verdict of $800,000 against Clarion Hospital.

  • Indiana Hospital

    Indiana Hospital is a full service hospital located in Indiana, Pennsylvania.    It provides, among other things, emergency services, heart attack treatment, stroke treatment, breast cancer services, radiology mammograms, colonoscopy, and surgical services.  The law firm of Berger & Lagnese has successfully prosecuted medical malpractice cases against Indiana Hospital.  For example, our law firm obtained the largest jury verdict ever in Indiana, PA.

  • Armstrong Hospital

    Armstrong Hospital, also known as Armstrong County Hospital, is a full service hospital located in Armstrong, Pennsylvania.    It provides, among other things, emergency services, heart attack treatment, stroke treatment, breast cancer services, radiology mammograms, colonoscopy, and surgical services. The law firm of Berger & Lagnese has successfully prosecuted medical malpractice cases against Armstrong Hospital.

  • Canonsburg Hospital

    Canonsburg Hospital is a full service hospital located in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania.    It provides, among other things, emergency services, heart attack treatment, stroke treatment, breast cancer services, radiology, mammograms, colonoscopy, and surgery services. 

  • Highlands Hospital

    Highlands Hospital is a full service hospital located in Connellsville, Pennsylvania.    It provides, among other things, emergency services, heart attack treatment, stroke treatment, breast cancer services, radiology mammograms, colonoscopy, and surgical services.  The law firm of Berger & Lagnese has successfully prosecuted medical malpractice cases against Highlands Hospital.

  • Jameson Hospital

    Jameson Hospital is a full service hospital in New Castle, Pennsylvania.  It provides emergency services, heart attack and stroke treatment, breast cancer services, radiology, mammograms, and surgical services.  The law firm of Berger & Lagnese has successfully prosecuted medical malpractice cases against Jameson Hospital.

  • Sharon Hospital

    Sharon Hospital is a full service hospital in Sharon, Pennsylvania.  It provides emergency services, heart attack and stroke treatment, breast cancer services, radiology, mammograms, and surgical services.

  • St. Clair Hospital

    St. Clair Hospital is a full service hospital located in Mt. Lebanon area of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and provides a full range of services, including surgical services, emergency services, cardiology services, x-ray and radiology services, mammography, colonoscopy, gynecology services, and critical care.  The law firm of Berger & Lagnese has successfully prosecuted medical malpractice cases against St. Clair Hospital.

  • Uniontown Hospital

    Uniontown Hospital is a full service hospital located in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, and provides a full range of services, including surgical services, emergency services, x-ray and radiology services, and critical care.  The law firm of Berger & Lagnese has successfully prosecuted medical malpractice cases against Uniontown Hospital.

  • UPMC McKeesport Hospital

    UPMC McKeesport Hospital is a full service hospital in McKeesport, PA.  It provides a full range of services including surgical services, emergency services, cancer care, and radiology.

  • UPMC Mercy Hospital

    UPMC Mercy Hospital is a full service hospital located in the uptown neighborhood of Pittsburgh, PA.  It provides emergency services, radiology services, critical care, and surgical care.

  • UPMC St. Margaret’s Hospital

    UPMC St. Margaret is a full service hospital located in Pittsburgh, PA.  It provides all hospital services including surgical services, radiology, and emergency care.

  • Heritage Valley Health System

  • Conemaugh Health System

  • Grove City Medical Center

  • Forbes Regional Hospital

  • West Penn Hospital

  • Allegheny General Hospital

  • Altoona Regional Hospital

  • Children’s Hospital

  • Hamot Hospital

  • Magee Womens Hospital

  • St. Vincent’s Hospital

  • Suburban General Hospital (AGH Suburban Campus)

  • UPMC Passavant Hospital

  • UPMC Presbyterian Hospital

  • Warren General Hospital

  • Excela Westmoreland Hospital

  • United Cerebral Palsy

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    The government’s annual compendium of health statistics, “Health, United States” includes the latest available data on life expectancy, infant mortality, and the prevalence of various diseases. It is 476 pages long, with 133 tables.  Data of all kinds including the average wait time to see a physician in an emergency department in 2008-2010 (55 minutes), the percentage of ER visits leading to hospital admission (16 %), and the average cost of an ER visit (about $1000, almost double what it was in the year 2000).
     

     

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