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Blog: Medical Malpractice

  • Medical Malpractice & The Discovery of Harm Rule

    July 03, 2019

    Understanding Medical MalpracticeIf you’ve suffered damages due to the actions of a doctor, nurse, or other medical professional, you have the legal right to bring a medical malpractice case for your injuries. One of the most important things to know about bringing a medical malpractice suit is that there is a specific time limit that […]

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  • Nursing Malpractice

    June 18, 2019

    Nursing Malpractice in Pennsylvania Hospitals Like with doctors and medical malpractice, nursing malpractice occurs when a nurse fails to act in the way a reasonable nurse of similar training and experience would in similar circumstances, and that breach of the standard of care harms a patient. As nurses are responsible for much of the hands-on […]

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  • Surgical Errors and Medical Malpractice

    June 11, 2019

    Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice Every surgical procedure, no matter how “minor,” can result in complications. Every surgery presents risks to the patient. But when complications occur due to an error during surgery, does that mean your surgeon has committed medical malpractice? Sometimes, the answer is no. Let’s look at the factors that can determine when a […]

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  • Misdiagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer

    May 29, 2019

    Cancer as a Result of Medical Malpractice Getting cancer anywhere on the body can be a terrifying and very dangerous situation. Pancreatic cancer is known for being one of the more difficult types of cancer because of the way it develops, the symptoms it shows, and how easy it is to miss. Medical malpractice involving […]

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  • Misdiagnosis of a Heart Attack, Stroke, Cancer, or Infection

    May 24, 2019

    Medical Misdiagnosis If you have suffered from a heart attack, stroke, cancer, or any type of infection, you know very well how difficult the experience can be. If you had obvious symptoms or signs that a doctor should have noticed and did your best to get medical care, it can be especially frustrating when these […]

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  • Birth-Related Medical Malpractice

    May 17, 2019

    Medical Malpractice Injury to an infant can be a devastating situation and result in permanent damage to the baby, which causes complications as they grow and develop into an adult. Anyone can make a mistake, but a doctor has a standard duty of care to their patients and the babies they help come into this […]

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  • Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice Claims

    April 29, 2019

    Medical Malpractice Claims in Pennsylvania Medical malpractice claims are some of the most talked about yet least successful personal injury claims. According to research published by the National Institutes of Health in 2009, physicians were successful in defending 80% to 90% of medical malpractice claims that were presented to a jury when the medical evidence […]

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  • Can My Doctor Be Held Responsible if They Failed to Correctly Diagnose My Condition?

    April 20, 2019

    What is a Misdiagnosis in Pennsylvania? The misdiagnosis of conditions by medical providers is more common than many people realize. Doctors are expected to make a determination regarding the cause of a person’s health decline based on the information provided by the individual and normally short examination, and prescribe a course of treatment to resolve […]

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  • Violations Reported At 94 Of Nursing Homes

    March 22, 2019

    Violations Reported at 94% of Nursing Homes  More than 90 percent of nursing homes were cited for violations of federal health and safety standards last year, and for-profit homes were more likely to have problems than other types of nursing homes, federal investigators say in a report issued on Monday.   About 17 percent of […]

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  • Children and Drug Errors That Occur in Hospitals in Washington, PA

    January 28, 2019

    As children, we were always taught that doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals are the good guys. They are here to help us heal from injuries and illnesses. They are here to treat us during our most difficult battles with disease. However, as we grew older, we discover that not all medical professionals are good […]

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