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Blog: Medical Malpractice

  • Medical Malpractice Basics

    November 30, 2017

    Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is injured due to a doctor’s negligence. Medical malpractice can happen when your trusted medical professional fails to properly diagnose your condition, improperly treats your condition or fails to warn you about the known risks of treatment. A doctor must always gain the patient’s informed consent before going through […]

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  • Types of Birth Injuries Caused by Negligent Doctors

    November 28, 2017

    The birth of your child should be one of the happiest days of your life. You depend on the doctor to deliver a healthy baby. Unfortunately, complications can arise during childbirth. That’s when you need the doctor to be “on their game” and not make any careless medical mistakes. Even if your child was at […]

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  • How To Choose The Best Medical Malpractice Lawyer In Pittsburgh For Your Case

    November 23, 2017

      Berger & Lagnese, LLC is consistently recognized as one of the best law firms in medical malpractice law for plaintiffs. Quite often, medical malpractice is a tragic tort—one that we pray you and your loved ones won’t ever face. But if that day comes where you are searching for the best medical malpractice lawyer […]

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  • Types of Brain Injuries Related to Medical Malpractice

    November 09, 2017

    Any kind of forceful impact, or “insult,” to a person’s head can lead to a traumatic brain injury. Many times, this impact is caused by a car accident. An individual can also suffer a head injury while playing sports or as the result of a slip & fall accident. Sometimes, a traumatic brain injury is […]

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  • When a Medical Malpractice Case Goes to Trial

    October 26, 2017

    Medical malpractice cases are among some of the most tedious cases out there to take to court. The majority of the time, the clinic and doctors are going to fight to the death to make sure they are not successfully sued, and will do anything in their power to prove themselves innocent. That being said, […]

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  • When Mental Health Professionals Commit Medical Malpractice

    October 03, 2017

    Medical Malpractice of any sort is horrible, but when mental health professionals commit medical malpractice, it can be a whole different story. How is Mental Medical Malpractice different than normal medical malpractice? Simply put, it can be tough to distinguish malpractice from poor doctoring in terms of mental health. The damages that are done are […]

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  • Pediatrician Malpractice

    September 28, 2017

    Like any doctor, a pediatrician specializing in children’s needs may make mistakes. Pediatricians may also provide care that falls below the standard of care, resulting in injuries. When this happens, seeking compensation from the pediatrician for malpractice may be the best option to help your child recover from injury and have the best possible future. […]

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  • Lawsuits Resulting From Cosmetic Surgery Malpractice

    September 14, 2017

    About two million cosmetic surgeries are performed in the United States every year, and while most patients are happy with their results, some suffer serious injuries when the surgeon and the medical team they trust provides substandard care, causing harm. Like any surgery, cosmetic or “plastic” surgery carries some risks, which include infection, anesthesia complications, […]

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  • 3 Common Examples of Emergency Room Malpractice

    September 12, 2017

    Medical malpractice occurs when a patient receives care that falls below the standard of care, resulting in injuries. In a fast-paced emergency department, failure by the staff to pay proper attention to the needs of each patient can result in serious harm. Here are some of the most common types of errors that lead to […]

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  • Different Types of Birth Injury Lawsuits

    September 08, 2017

    When parents welcome their new baby into the world, they want to celebrate the arrival of a family member they’ve looked forward to meeting. The last thing they want is to question whether their doctor and hospital staff did everything they could to prevent their baby from suffering serious harm. In some situations, however, serious […]

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