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Medical Malpractice

  • 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.

 

 

  • 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.

 

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  • Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is part of the Department of Transportation. It is responsible for the issuance, administration and enforcement of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, 49 CFR Parts 325, 350, 382-99, the Hazardous Materials Regulations, 49 CFR Parts 100-180, Part 40 as it pertains to the drug and alcohol testing requirements.

 

 

  • Code of Federal Regulations – This contains the administrative regulations of the United States government.

 

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  • Q. I just had carpal tunnel surgery and my hand is still numb and I have worse pain than before the surgery. Is this normal?

  • Q. I just had carpal tunnel surgery and my hand is still numb and I have worse pain than before the surgery. Is this normal?

  • Q. I just had carpal tunnel surgery and my hand is still numb and I have worse pain than before the surgery. Is this normal?