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After a Drug Recall, Am I Eligible to File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

The drugs that a patient takes should be reasonably safe and effective. A consumer should not be subject to defective drugs that have dangerous ingredients, manufacturing errors or marketing flaws. Unfortunately, hundreds of prescription and over-the-counter…

Common Causes of Paralysis as a Result of Medical Malpractice

Paralysis is an extremely serious medical condition where damage to the spinal cord or brain results in the loss of motor function and feeling below the point of injury. Paralysis can be temporary or permanent. No…

How Much Will It Cost to Bring a Medical Malpractice Claim?

If you are considering filing a medical malpractice lawsuit in Pennsylvania, you may wonder about the costs of bringing this type of lawsuit. While every case is unique, a medical malpractice claim can be complicated and…

Medical Errors Caused by Poor Communication

When you seek any type of medical care, you have the right to expect that your doctor will take your complaints seriously, use professional medical knowledge to come to the correct diagnosis, and recommend the appropriate…

The Dangers Associated With Hospital Discharge Errors

When you visit a hospital, you have the right to expect your doctor and medical team to adhere to the correct standards of care. This includes not being discharged from a hospital as a patient until…

What Are the Most Common Medical Errors?

No patient ever expects a doctor to make a mistake. Medical professionals undergo many years of education and training to reach the high standards of patient care within the medical industry. Unfortunately, doctors do not always…

What Are the Most Common Surgical Errors?

When you undergo surgery, the last thing you expect is your surgeon or surgical team to make a grave error. Unfortunately, not all surgeons exercise the appropriate level of care. Some are negligent, meaning they fall…

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…

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…