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Pegalis & Erickson, LLC
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National Women's Health Week

National Women's Health Week begins on Mother's Day as reminder to women to take care of themselves, and to make their health a priority. Tips from the CDC





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 May 3, 2016

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The month of May includes several dates of celebration and one of them is Annual National Women's Health Week, which kicks off on Mothers Day, May 8th. Women owe it to themselves and loved ones to be informed health care consumers, and proactive patients. Please read our blogs and follow us on social media for year-round health information.  Here is the P&E Guide to A Women's Gynecological Health 
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Next Week Annamarie Bondi-Stoddard chairs a hot topic two-CLE, discounted for paralegals, administrators and legal marketers: Data/Cyber Security. Monday, May 9, 6:00 PM, Plainview Four Points Sheraton. Register here   
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National Stamp Out Hunger Day is Saturday, May 14. Help hungry neighbors by placing non-perishable foods by your mailbox or door, before the letter carrier arrives.The top requested items are: cereal, pasta, canned (not glass) pasta sauce, rice, canned fruits, vegetables, meals like soups and chili, peanut butter, canned tuna, chicken, turkey, salmon. #StampOutHunger
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Steven E. Pegalis, Esq. will be speaking at the 37th Annual Convention of the prestigious American Board of Professional  Liability Attorneys, on May 20. His lecture in San Francisco will be on Perinatal Brain Injury Cases and Patient Safety.

Medical Emergency

When are hospitals found negligent for medical errors? 

Physicians aren't the only ones that can be named as defendants in a medical malpractice lawsuit. In some cases, the hospital may be held responsible for medical negligence.For example, a lawyer at a malpractice law firm may seek to prove that the hospital failed to have adequately qualified healthcare providers on staff. Read our blog article for more info.

Nursing Errors 

Physicians may be responsible for most diagnoses and treatment recommendations, but nurses interact with patients much more frequently. Because of this, there is significant room for error. If a patient has a sudden medical emergency, it is the responsibility of the attending nurse to identify the signs of distress and respond appropriately. One type of nursing error is the failure to monitor the patient properly and notify the attending physician that the patient needs assistance. See our blog article.




 
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