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Radiology Misreads: Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

In the modern world of medicine, doctors have a vast amount of tools available to assist them in diagnosing patients, including x-rays, MRI machines, CAT scans, ultrasounds, and many other types of scans, tests, and imaging…

What Does Informed Consent Mean?

You may have heard before that doctors are required to receive “informed consent” from their patients. But like many medical terms used by doctors and nurses, everyday people may not completely know what “informed consent” means…

Can I Hold a Hospital Accountable for Blood Contamination?

Blood transfusions occur routinely in hospitals and are used in a variety of situations, including in treating trauma patients and to compensate for blood loss during surgery. While most blood transfusions occur without incident, some patients…

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…

Northern Arizona Healthcare, Flagstaff Medical Center and Health First Foundation – Northern Arizona Agree to Pay $4.5 Million to Settle False Claims Act Lawsuit

AUGUST 29, 2022, PHILADELPHIA, PA:  David J. Caputo, a founding partner of Youman & Caputo, LLC (www.youmancaputo.com), announced today that Northern Arizona Healthcare (“NAH”), Flagstaff Medical Center (“FMC”) and Health First Foundation – Northern Arizona (formerly…

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…

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…