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Things to Consider Before Filing a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Medical malpractice is a type of tort, or civil wrongdoing, committed by a health care provider against a patient. When a doctor falls short of the required standards of professional care, resulting in harm to the…

Who Is Liable if I’ve Been Prescribed the Wrong Medication?

Millions of people rely on prescription medications for their daily health or survival. When something goes wrong and a patient is prescribed the incorrect type of medication or dosage, the consequences can be severe. Medication mistakes…

What Are the Most Common Medical Malpractice Claims?

Medical malpractice is a tort, or civil wrongdoing, that can make a health care provider financially responsible (liable) for a patient’s related injuries. The failure of a medical professional to uphold the standards of care can take…

The Most Commonly Misdiagnosed Medical Conditions

When you visit a doctor or hospital with health complaints or signs of something wrong, you have the right to expect a certain standard of patient care during the diagnostic process. This includes your doctor taking…

How Do You Prove Medical Negligence Caused Cerebral Palsy?

Cerebral palsy (CP) is the most commonly diagnosed motor disability among children. It refers to a group of disorders that impact a child’s ability to move, walk and balance. It is a permanent disability with no…

Who Is Liable for Post-Op Care Complications?

A doctor’s job does not end after an operation has been completed. The patient’s primary care doctor and medical team still have a responsibility to see the patient through the first hours and days after the…

What Types of Compensation Are Available in a Birth Injury Lawsuit?

In Philadelphia medical malpractice law, a birth injury is a preventable injury suffered by an infant in gestation, during labor and delivery, or soon after birth. Birth injuries stem from the negligence or wrongful acts of…

What Damages Can I Seek in an Anesthesia Error Claim?

When an anesthesiologist makes a mistake in mixing or administering anesthesia, it can result in extremely harmful and even deadly consequences for a patient. In Pennsylvania, filing an anesthesia error claim can reimburse you for the…

Can a Personal Injury Client Have a Whistleblower Case?

Philadelphia Trial Lawyers Association, Verdict, January 2019 Edition The United States False Claims Act (“FCA”) allows private citizen whistleblowers to file suit on the federal government’s behalf against companies that are defrauding the government.  If the…

Youman Wins $6.3 Million Lehigh County Verdict in Medical Malpractice Case

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