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April 1, 2020

Preeclampsia: What Triggers It and How Does It Affect an Unborn Baby?

About one out of every 20 pregnancies is affected by a medical condition known as preeclampsia. High blood pressure, rapid weight gain, and swelling in the face, hands, and feet are symptoms commonly associated with preeclampsia. However, since these symptoms are often present in pregnancies, it can be difficult determining when something is amiss. Preeclampsia …

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March 16, 2020

Pegalis Law Group insider tips in “The Paper Grown.” “How to Request Your Medical Records “

March 5, 2020

The Danger of Undiagnosed Colorectal Cancer


Undiagnosed colorectal cancer (CRC) is a danger facing many Americans, especially younger patients under the age of 50. Colorectal cancer includes colon and rectal cancer and is the third leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States. As advocates for patient safety for nearly 50 years, Pegalis Law Group is passionate about educating the …

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February 17, 2020

What types of construction accidents are legal injury claims?

What Is Considered a Construction Accident Injury Claim? Thousands of Americans are injured or killed in construction accidents every year, resulting in numerous personal injury and wrongful death cases in the legal system. Construction accident injuries vary from minor to catastrophic, including broken bones, concussions, burns, and even paralysis caused by a traumatic brain injury …

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February 10, 2020

Women & Heart Disease: Get the Facts

When most people think of February, they probably visualize Valentine’s Day, heart-shaped boxes of chocolates, or Cupid spreading love in the air. However, February also marks American Heart Month, which is kicked off every year by the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women® Movement. As advocates for cardiovascular health, Pegalis Law Group, LLC recognizes …

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February 3, 2020

What Is a Personal Injury Claim?

What Is Considered a Personal Injury Claim? Every year, thousands of Americans are injured through accidents caused by the negligence of others. Whether you were injured in a car accident or a slip-and-fall, you may be entitled to compensation for medical bills, missed wages, damages to property, or for your pain and suffering. A personal …

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January 16, 2020

Surprising Facts About Missed and Delayed Diagnoses

When most people go to the doctor, they bring with them the assumption that they will find out if there is anything wrong with their health. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. It is nowhere near as rare as you might assume for medical practitioners to fail to diagnose a serious health problem—or to diagnose …

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January 14, 2020

Have A Safe Journey

Planning a trip includes trying to ensure a fun and safe journey. While some risks are inherent, many of us take precautions to be savvy, safe travelers. We check safety records, compare prices, ask friends for recommendations, allow extra time, and inquire about food options, all to help ensure our comfort and safety. Unfortunately, it …

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December 16, 2019

Colon Cancer

Colon cancer occurs in the large intestine, the lowest part of the digestive system. It’s grouped with rectal cancer into colorectal cancer, and these cancers affect 150,000 men and women in the United States annually. Colorectal cancers tend to grow slowly, beginning with small benign growths called polyps, and can be successfully treated in the …

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December 9, 2019

Breech Birth and Spinal Injuries

When a woman is pregnant, it’s vital that her physicians be attentive and alert to potential problems, performing any and all necessary tests to ensure a safe delivery. One complication that requires astute monitoring and conscientious action is a breech position or presentation. What is a breech? Babies with a breech presentation have their feet …

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