Firm Blog: Medical Malpractice

  • How Do You Prove Medical Malpractice?

    February 16, 2023

    When you seek medical care, you trust that the medical professionals treating you will provide the best possible care. Unfortunately, medical malpractice is all too common and can be a devastating experience for patients and their families. It happens when a healthcare provider fails to provide the standard of care that is expected of them, […]

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  • An Overview of Pediatric Malpractice

    January 27, 2023

    Pediatrics refers to the field of medicine focused on the treatment of children. Pediatric medicine can come with its own unique challenges in treating patients, especially infants and young children who cannot describe their symptoms or subjective complaints. As a result, there is always the potential for committing errors in treating children. In some cases, […]

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  • Utilizing the Testimony of Experts to Help Prove Negligence in Cases Involving Medical Malpractice

    January 10, 2023

    The victim of almost any lawsuit involving medical negligence will need to retain the services of an expert witness who is able to describe what went wrong. Because non-doctors may not be qualified to make these determinations, a qualified medical expert may be required to provide complex testimony regarding how the healthcare provider defendant was […]

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  • How the Process of Reaching a Settlement Works in Cases Involving Medical Mistakes

    December 10, 2022

    The majority of people are under the impression that negligent medical care is uncommon. It may be difficult for victims of medical malpractice who are seeking compensation for their injuries to win a case at trial. Because of this, cases like these typically result in negotiated settlements instead of going to court. If you have […]

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  • Frequently Asked Questions About Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Claims

    October 20, 2022

    FAQ: What is a “personal injury” in the context of the law? “Personal injury” is a term that refers to an injury to a person’s mind, body, or emotions that is the result of another person’s negligence or reckless behavior. FAQ: What are some examples of personal injury accidents? Personal injury may be the result […]

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  • Why Medical Malpractice Is More Likely to Occur in the Summer

    June 30, 2022

    Although we trust doctors and other healthcare professionals to make us better when we are sick, medical malpractice occurs much more frequently than a lot of people realize. Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional renders treatment that fails to comply with the applicable standard of care. The standard of care is generally defined as […]

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  • What You Need to Know About Filing a Medical Malpractice Claim For Gastric Bypass

    April 19, 2022

    Gastric bypass and other surgical procedures intended to help individuals achieve weight loss are becoming much more commonplace, especially as laparoscopic techniques allow for minimally invasive procedures. However, even a less-invasive surgery still comes with risks of complications. When complications occur due to negligent errors by surgical teams, a gastric bypass patient may have a […]

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  • How Long Do I Have to Sue My Doctor for Medical Malpractice in Pennsylvania?

    March 14, 2022

    If you believe you have been the victim of medical malpractice committed by your provider, you have limited time to pursue a legal case to recover compensation for the harm and loss that you may have suffered due to the malpractice. It is important to know how long you have to sue your doctor for […]

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  • Here’s Why You Should Avoid Going to the Hospital on Weekends

    December 28, 2021

    Although you may not have a choice in when to seek medical care if you are suffering an emergency, for planned or elective care you should consider when to schedule your treatment or procedure. In particular, you may want to consider avoiding going to the hospital or seeking medical care on the weekend or on […]

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  • What Can I Do to Protect Myself from Medical Malpractice?

    December 20, 2021

    When you seek medical care, you are your best advocate and protector from medical negligence. You should familiarize yourself with the steps and tips below, which you can follow when undergoing medical care and treatment to help reduce your risk of being injured by medical malpractice.  Medical Negligence Statistics A study by Johns Hopkins University […]

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