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Welcome to our Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, medical malpractice law blog.

We established this blog to share stories and information about topics relevant to our practice. Our intent is to highlight local stories, as well as national subject matter, that we think you will find interesting. We will regularly update this blog and encourage you to share your thoughts on these posts.

Emergency rooms improve "look" but what about medical care?

Over the past few years, several hospitals in the Pittsburgh area have invested millions of dollars to "spruce up" their emergency rooms. http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11342/1195428-455.stm While some of this may be motivated by legitimate need, there is no question that marketing and public relations play a role in improving the atmosphere, emergency rooms are high volume, and likely high profit, areas for the hospital, and they no doubt have figured out if you create a nice "feel" in the room, it is more likely that people will use your emergency room than some competitor's.

Emergency rooms improve "look" but what about medical care?

Over the past few years, several hospitals in the Pittsburgh area have invested millions of dollars to "spruce up" their emergency rooms. http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11342/1195428-455.stm While some of this may be motivated by legitimate need, there is no question that marketing and public relations play a role in improving the atmosphere, emergency rooms are high volume, and likely high profit, areas for the hospital, and they no doubt have figured out if you create a nice "feel" in the room, it is more likely that people will use your emergency room than some competitor's.

Coal mine offers settlement to families

The new owners of the Upper Big Branch Mine will pay a huge fine and also offer to pay millions of dollars to the families of the victims of an April 2010 explosion that killed 29 miners in West Virginia. http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11341/1195085-455.stm

Coal mine offers settlement to families

The new owners of the Upper Big Branch Mine will pay a huge fine and also offer to pay millions of dollars to the families of the victims of an April 2010 explosion that killed 29 miners in West Virginia. http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/11341/1195085-455.stm

Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal: Legal Questions/Answers

Although no civil law suits have yet been filed against Penn State in the growing sex abuse scandal, there is certainly no doubt that they will be coming down the road. People have asked legal questions about these cases, and we try to answer some of the most common questions here.

Penn State Sex Abuse Scandal: Legal Questions/Answers

Although no civil law suits have yet been filed against Penn State in the growing sex abuse scandal, there is certainly no doubt that they will be coming down the road. People have asked legal questions about these cases, and we try to answer some of the most common questions here.

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