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Stephen Pokiniewski

Earlier Diagnosis and Aggressive Treatment of Sepsis Can Save Lives

Sepsis, commonly called blood poisoning, is a bacterial infection that reaches the blood system. Sepsis is a life threatening medical condition. If it is not properly treated, sepsis can cause…

Anita Pitock

Women, Children and the “Shop of Horrors”

Kermit Gosnell’s office is correctly called a “shop of horror” because one could never refer to it as a medical office; nor would I refer to him as a doctor, because no doctor…

Miriam Barish

Philadelphia Abortion Clinic Dr. Gosnell’s Shop of Horrors

Yesterday authorities charged Dr. Gosnell a local Philadelphia primary care physician with murder of a 41 year old woman, Karnamaya Mongar who suffered an overdose of painkillers while awaiting an…

Michael Monheit

Is sepsis the same as…

This article provides an overview of a variety of potentially life-threatening disorders that share many symptoms in common and often involve immune system responses to infections or…

Anita Pitock

Stun Guns and Hospital Care?

Stunned Guns and Patient Care?
The Allentown Morning Call reported Federal and State authorities are investigating Lehigh Valley Hospital’s use stun guns against patients under their care….

Michael Monheit

What is Shoulder Dystocia?

What is a Brachial Plexus injury?
A brachial plexus injury is an injury to the network of nerves that sends signals from your spine to your shoulder, arm and hand. This type of injury occurs when…

Anita Pitock

Meningitis and Children

Meningitis is an infection of the covering of the brain (also called the meninges), which is most commonly the result of either a bacterial or viral infection. Viral meningitis frequently is not…

Michael Monheit

How is bacterial meningitis diagnosed?

As we head into winter, holiday travels, and flu season, it’s a good time to think about a serious, but little-talked about health risk: Bacterial Meningitis. This is a serious disease that…

Stephen Pokiniewski

Signs And Symptoms Of Vp Shunt Malfunction

Over the 25 years I have represented patients injured by medical error at Anapol Schwartz, we have handle a number of cases involving injuries due to the failure to recognize, diagnosis and timely…

Anita Pitock

Good News About Confidentiality – The Attorney Work Product Doctrine in PA

Barrick v. Holy Spirit Hospital Withdrawn. Good News!! On November 19, 2010, Pennsylvania Superior Court granted a petition for en banc reargument in Barrick v. Holy Spirit Hospital, 5 A.3rd 404…