Category: Medical Malpractice

PA Surgery Error Injury Lawyer

Have you undergone open heart surgery in the last four years or know someone who has? Health officials have released a warning linking a life-threatening bacterial infection to a device commonly used during open heart surgeries. Patients who had valve implants or prosthetic product implants are at an especially high risk. The bacteria species is […]

PA Medical Errors Lawyers

Common sense says that someone who doesn’t do a particular activity very often, especially a complicated one, simply isn’t going to do it as well as someone who does it frequently. That holds true for professionals as well, particularly physicians. While it might be more convenient to go to a local doctor or hospital for […]

Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Under the Tenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, any powers not enumerated to the federal government belong to the states. Sounds clear enough, but in practice, it can be quite complicated. For a physician who wants to practice medicine, federal standards govern medical training and testing, but each state has its own licensing board. This […]

PA Birth Injury Attorney

Infant mortality. There’s no way to sugarcoat such an unfortunate reality. Surprisingly, the United States has one of the highest infant mortality rates (IMR) in the developed world. Often used as a measure of overall public health, a country’s IMR is calculated as the number of deaths of infants under one year old per 1,000 […]

PA Personal Injury Attorney

There has been a nationwide effort for a few years now to educate people on the dangers of using mobile devices while operating a vehicle. Distracted driving is a contributing factor in more than 5,000 traffic fatalities every year, with at least one study discovering that there is a latency period of 27 seconds from […]

Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Fatalities

A 2014 survey asking citizens of 29 countries their feelings about their medical care revealed an interesting paradox: the majority of Americans polled were highly satisfied with the treatment they received, but did not agree that U.S. doctors could be trusted. Why might people like their doctors, but view the medical profession with suspicion? One […]

PA Medication Mistake Lawyer

Medications are big business. The leading pharmaceutical companies rake in billions of dollars every year, with large shares of their revenue coming from their top drug brands. We’ve all seen commercials encouraging us to ask our doctors for drugs by name, and those same drugs are heavily marketed to healthcare professionals. Data compiled by the […]

PA Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Chest pain, abdominal pain, broken bones, upper respiratory infections, back pain, skin infections, foreign objects in the body, and headaches are some of the most common reasons that people seek help at an emergency room. When you are severely ill or critically injured, you expect that you will receive prompt and proper care at the […]

PA Medical Malpractice Lawyer

Going to the hospital is an unsettling experience. Everyone bustling around with a sense of urgency. Beeps and bells and doctors being paged. Depending on why you are there, the time may drag or it may fly by. Usually the best thing about the hospital is leaving. Unfortunately, thousands of open-heart surgery patients in Pennsylvania […]

PA Cancer Malpractice Lawyer

Cancer, the second most common cause of death in the United States, is a varied disease, existing in over 100 different types. The National Cancer Institute estimates that the most widespread forms in 2015 were breast cancer, lung and bronchus cancer, prostate cancer, colon and rectum cancer, bladder cancer, melanoma of the skin, non-Hodgkin lymphoma, […]