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Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

There’s nothing quite as overwhelming as being the victim of medical malpractice. While it’s common to believe that an error always constitutes medical malpractice, it’s important to remember that a bad outcome doesn’t always warrant a claim. Doctors and other medical professionals are not perfect and because so many common illnesses have symptoms that mimic…

  • Man’s Estate Wins Multi-Million Dollar Malpractice Suit

    Learning that a loved one has been diagnosed with cancer is a difficult thing for anyone to endure. Watching them fall ill and ultimately pass away seems like the worst it could get. Unfortunately, there are situations that can make it even worse. A recent settlement from a medical malpractice suit highlights such a situation.…

  • PA Supreme Court Decision Limits Peer Review Privilege

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently passed a 4-3 decision that limits the scope of Pennsylvania’s Peer Review Protection Act (PRPA). The high court maintained that in order to qualify as a peer review and be eligible for protection, the body on whose behalf the review is being conducted is required to be a professional health…

  • 6 Key Mistakes to Avoid in Personal Injury Cases

    If you have been part of an accident, you may have injuries related to that incident. Those injuries may be serious enough that you have to evaluate your options regarding addressing your long-term needs. If you are considering pursuing legal action for the accident, there are a variety of things that you need to consider.…

  • How Social Media Posts Affect Your Personal Injury Claim

    If you have been injured by another person or an organization, either physically, emotionally, or mentally, you may decide to seek damages. You may ask for compensation for medical bills, lost wages, or other financial burdens resulting from the injury. Damages can also be punitive, used to punish the individual or institution that caused the…

  • What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You: Asking the Right Questions About Your Medical Diagnosis

    For those of us presented with a medical diagnosis from our doctor, processing that diagnosis can be overwhelming, particularly if it means a dramatic change in our lifestyle or life expectancy. If the diagnosis is new to you, then you are going to want to read up on it and that may lead to multiple…

  • What Is the Statute of Limitations on Medical Malpractice Lawsuits?

    For those who suffer an injury due to the negligence or mistakes of others, particularly those in the medical field, there is the question of what their legal rights are and how long they have to exercise them. First, let’s address the question of what medical malpractice is, and then we will cover the statute…

  • Understanding the Risks of Distracted Driving

    Distracted driving is a serious subject for both drivers and law enforcement, as the law catches up to the technology now available in our cars and our phones. Many of us have sent a text to a friend, family member, or colleague while driving, believing that just a few seconds of pulling our attention away…

  • Anoxic Brain Injury – What You Need to Know

    The brain is an amazing part of the body, controlling all aspects of how our bodies function, as well as holding our memories, thoughts, and feelings. When the brain is deprived of oxygen, however, brain cells can start to die after just four minutes. Anoxic brain damage is the injury that occurs due to a…

  • Is Your Loved One a Victim of Nursing Home Abuse?

    Did you know that 30% of all nursing homes in the U.S. contain residents who have been victims of abuse? With more than 3.2 million elderly people residing in nursing homes, cases of abuse and neglect have been on the rise. The tragedy of Hurricane Irma and the deaths associated with nursing home residents unable…

  • The Impact of the Hazing Epidemic

    The verdict in the Penn State University fraternity hazing case has brought the attention of this serious issue to the limelight once again. As many of us remember from our college days, hazing is one of the activities often associated with fraternity and sorority houses. While the reasons behind hazing may be innocent or part…