Year: 2013

PANCREATIC CANCER AND DIABETES DRUGS

Recent studies have caused researchers to become concerned that patients who take certain drugs to treat their diabetes have an increased risk of developing cancer of the pancreas. The drugs at issue are Januvia, Victoza, Byetta, and Onglyza, among others. These drugs are used to control blood sugar in patients with Type 2 diabetes. They […]

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against UPMC Mercy Alleges Lack of Insurance Resulted in Failure to Provide Necessary Life Saving Medical Care

Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against UPMC Mercy Alleges Lack of Insurance Resulted in Failure to Provide Necessary Life Saving Medical Care The Estate of Dorian Tillman, through its Attorney Jason Luckasevic of Goldberg, Persky & White, filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against UPMC Mercy and some of its physicians for wrongful death. Mr. Tillman, formerly of the Hill […]

NURSING HOME ABUSE

NURSING HOME ABUSE A growing area of our practice is nursing home abuse. We receive many complaints and inquiries every week from people whose loved ones are in nursing homes and who they fear are being abused or neglected. Unfortunately with our aging population more and more people are spending their so called golden years […]

Citizens Coal Council Sues Matt Canestrale Contracting For Dumping Toxic Coal Ash

Citizens Coal Council Sues Matt Canestrale Contracting For Dumping Toxic Coal Ash At Risk: A Safe and Healthy Watershed… and a Way of Life — Hunting and Fishing Along the Monongahela River. Pittsburgh, PA – Residents living near the LaBelle Refuse Site, a coal ash mine dump located in Luzerne Township, are going to court over […]

Lung cancer and asbestos

Lung cancer and asbestos It’s very important to remember that while smoking causes lung cancer, exposure to asbestos multiplies a smoker’s risk of getting cancer. When someone who has been a smoker is diagnosed with lung cancer the Dr. will almost always tell the person that smoking caused the cancer. This occurs even though the […]

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