- Liability for Failure to Diagnose Lung Cancer
August 01, 2021Read More
Lung cancer is one of the most aggressive and deadly forms of cancer. If not caught and treated at an early stage, lung cancer can become difficult to treat and often ends up proving fatal. Unfortunately, many people who develop lung cancer do not realize they are sick until the cancer has progressed to a […]
- The Difficulties of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits
May 11, 2021Read More
In any given year, more than 17,000 medical malpractice lawsuits are filed across the United States. In fact, so many malpractice suits are filed in this country that the average physician can expect to be sued for malpractice about once every seven years of their career. These suits result in billions of dollars in settlements […]
- Medical Malpractice Claim Requirements
April 20, 2021Read More
Medical malpractice is an unfortunately all-too-common occurrence in our healthcare system. But it is important for people to remember that not every adverse or unsuccessful outcome of medical treatment means that malpractice has occurred. Instead, the law only recognizes that medical malpractice occurs under certain circumstances. What is Medical Malpractice? Under Pennsylvania law, medical malpractice […]
- Examples of Birth Injury Complications
April 10, 2021Read More
Birth injuries can be a devastating event following the birth of a child. While some birth injuries will heal on their, other children who suffer birth injuries may need to undergo extensive treatment including surgery or physical therapy, or may be left with life-long disabilities. Below are some of the most common birth injuries and […]
- How to Win Your Car Accident Case
March 24, 2021Read More
If you’ve been injured in a car accident, the following guide might help you to build a winning case and get you the financial compensation you need for your recovery. Continue reading to find out how to win your car accident case in Pennsylvania with the help of an experienced personal injury lawyer. What to […]
- Can Forceps Cause Birth Defects?
March 15, 2021Read More
Forceps are a medical instrument that look like a long pair of tongs, and are used to help with vaginal births. If used correctly, forceps can help deliver a baby quickly without injury. However, forceps can easily cause birth injuries when improperly used. Physicians must only use forceps in proper circumstances, and must use with […]
- Can Colon Cancer Be Misdiagnosed?
March 09, 2021Read More
Colon cancer refers to cancers that develop in the large intestine or in the rectum, typically from polyps, which are collections of cells that have the potential to lead to cancer. This is why colon cancer screening is critical, so that polyps can be identified and monitored before they develop into colon cancer. Each year, […]
- Why Heart Patients Should Get a Stress Test Before an Angioplasty or Stenting
March 02, 2021Read More
Researchers at University of California at San Fransisco have found that less than half of Medicare patients received noninvasive stress testing prior to elective angioplasty and stenting. Angioplasty and/or stenting are often used to treat angina and ischemia, both of which occur when there is inadequate blood supply to an area of the heart. However, […]
- How Do You Detect Cerebral Palsy?
March 01, 2021Read More
Cerebral palsy is a serious medical condition that can have significant impacts on cognitive abilities and motor functioning. Signs of cerebral palsy usually become evident within the first months of a child’s life. Diagnosing cerebral palsy can happen through one of several techniques. Continue reading to find out how to detect cerebral palsy. Monitoring a […]
- Can I File a Lawsuit for Medication Errors?
February 27, 2021Read More
While you might not think that a medication error is the most serious form of medical malpractice, they’re actually one of the most egregious, especially since they are often the most preventable. When a doctor prescribes you a medication, you trust that they have done their due diligence and prescribed you a medication that will […]