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Eric John Purchase

Eric Purchase’s Legal Guides

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  • Delay in Cancer Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis of Cancer

    Advances in research and technology and early diagnosis and treatment of cancer are yielding better and longer lives. The key to successful treatment is early diagnosis.

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  • Medical Malpractice: Medication and Doseage Errors

    An overview of one of the most common areas for tragic medical mistakes: medication and doseage errors. Discover the most common medication error; who is responsible; and what you can do to protect yourself from medication errors.

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  • Who WIll Pay My Medical Bills After an Auto Accident in Pennsylvania?

    If You're a Named Insured on an Auto Policy In Pennsylvania, all auto insurance companies are required to provide medical benefits coverage of at least $5,000 as part of every auto insurance policy.

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  • Seven Keys to a Successful Initial Consult with Your Accident Attorney

    Accident Information Police Accident Report (if you have one) or Accident Information Exchanged at the Scene Insurance Information Insurance information for yourself as well as all of the members of

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  • How to Learn About Your Condition

    Ask Your Doctor This one seems obvious, but sometimes people are scared or otherwise reluctant to just ask their doctor. Your doctor should be willing to explain your condition to you and she may ha

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  • Tips for How to Select a Physician

    Ask Friends and Colleagues When you're selecting a physician, ask around. Your friends and colleagues, for example, may have advice to offer. Remember that unless they are medically knowledgeable,

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  • Three Ways to Ruin Your Doctor and Your Car Accident Case

    Don't Overstate or Minimize the Accident Incorrectly describing the accident is no good. First, your incorrect description of the accident will be in the records and it will be used against you by d

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  • Some Key Facts About the Medical Malpractice Crisis

    The Cost of Malpractice Suits is Not Significant According to Business Week, malpractice payouts by physicians and their insurers amounted to less than 1% of the country’s overall health care cost.

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  • What to Do Immediately After a Car Accident in Pennsylvania

    Check for Injuries Are you hurt? Is anyone in your car hurt? Does it appear (without getting out of your car) that anyone else has been hurt? Before you do anything else, determine whether anyone

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  • Tips for Handling a Request by an Insurance Company for a Recorded Statement After an Accident

    You May Not Have to Give a Recorded Statement You absolutely do not have to give a recorded statement to the other guy's insurance company. In fact, we strongly recommend against giving a recorded s

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