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November 18, 2019

Stillbirth: What really happened?

Sometimes stillbirth has little to do with fate: it’s the result of negligent medical care.

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November 11, 2019

Family Caregivers Month

Did you know that November is National Family Caregivers Month to recognize and honor family caregivers across the nation? The theme for 2019 is “Caregiving Around the Clock,” which is meant to bring attention to the way caregivers must manage challenges day and night. Using this month to draw attention to family caregivers affords the …

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November 5, 2019

Lake Success Attorneys Named to 2019 Metro New York Super Lawyers® List

Lake Success, New York, October 29, 2019…. Four attorneys from the New York plaintiffs’ medical negligence law firm, Pegalis Law Group, LLC have been named to the competitive New York Metro Super Lawyers® list for 2019. Less than five percent of all lawyers in New York are selected by Super Lawyers® following a rating of …

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October 23, 2019

Obstetric Brachial Plexus Injury [Infographic]

October 14, 2019

Diagnosing Breast Cancer

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.  It is important because breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women, affecting about one in eight women. Treatment for breast cancer ranges from the removal of a minor lump to a double mastectomy, with additional treatments like chemotherapy, radiation, hormone therapy, targeted therapy, and immunotherapy also …

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October 8, 2019

How Birth Injuries Can Affect New Mothers

Birth injuries are a particularly tragic type of medical malpractice. It’s devastating to learn that a child will have a lifelong disability before he or she has a chance to enjoy childhood. Sometimes, new mothers are also affected by injuries during labor and delivery, and these can be fatal. After a wrongful death, families need …

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October 7, 2019

Types of Anesthesia-Related Injuries

The development of anesthesia in the middle of the 19th century was a huge stride in the field of medicine, allowing doctors to perform surgery without causing pain to patients. Since those early days, many things have changed, and anesthesia has become much safer, due to advances in medications and technology. However, serious complications can …

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October 1, 2019

September News from PLG

September 2019 News You Can Use

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September 23, 2019

What Are Brachial Plexus Injuries in Adults?

It’s possible that you could have a brachial plexus injury without even knowing that you have a brachial plexus in the first place. So, what is the brachial plexus? It’s a network of nerves that controls the movement and sensation in your hand and arm. To be more specific, signals are sent from your spinal …

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September 9, 2019

Prostate Cancer Awareness

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. How much do you really know about prostate cancer? It is one of the most common cancers in men, with about three million cases at any given time in the United States. Like many forms of cancer, early diagnosis is key. Many men are successfully treated for prostate cancer …

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