Blog: Medical Malpractice

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What Constitutes Medical Malpractice in Pennsylvania?

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Medical professionals are given a great deal of trust by their patients. This is because they are obligated to provide treatment that is within the accepted standard of care. If they fail to live up to this standard by acting negligently, their patients can be put at risk for tremendous suffering. When this happens, it …

What to Know About Nursing Home Abuse in Pennsylvania

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When family members grow older, they often need some extra help. This may be from a loved one or even a healthcare professional. Sometimes, people are placed in nursing homes so that they can receive this assistance. In doing so, it is expected by the individual’s loved ones that they will be taken care of …

Is a Misdiagnosed Stroke Considered Medical Malpractice?

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Imagine that you go to the emergency room because you are experiencing dizziness and a severe headache. When you finally get to see a doctor, they either diagnose a migraine, an inner ear issue like vertigo, or nothing at all, and they send you home. A few days or a week later, you have a …

What Do I Do if I Suspect Medical Malpractice?

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Medical errors occur much more frequently than you probably imagine. There are many ways that it can happen, and you might not even be aware that you have been a victim. It is a reality that sometimes negative medical outcomes just happen, and no one is to blame. However, there are also many instances when …

Reasons Why You Need a Medical Malpractice Lawyer

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It’s often only after something devastating happens that people realize their need for an attorney. When someone experiences being thrown into legal proceedings or they want to pursue compensation for damages suffered due to a serious injury, they soon realize the importance of having a skilled and knowledgeable legal representative. Due to the complexities that …

How Often Is Cancer Misdiagnosed?

male doctor speaking with female cancer patient

A cancer diagnosis of any kind is scary. In 2017, nearly 1.7 million people received cancer diagnoses, and it’s expected that in 2018 close to 610,000 people will die as a result of cancer. These numbers are astronomical, and they make cancer the second leading cause of death in the U.S., only behind heart disease. …

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