Red Cross Summer Safety Tips

Protect your family from illness and accidents this summer. According to the Red Cross, “Whatever kind of vacation people are planning, sprains and falls are some of the most common misfortunes they may face. Sprains are the most common injury for someone on a cruise, along with contusions and other superficial wounds. Going to the […]

Do I Need an Attorney?

The more complicated the issue you’re facing, the more likely it is that you will need to hire an attorney to help you understand the law and represent your rights. Most important, hiring an attorney will give you peace of mind knowing that you have an experienced professional on your side. Are you comfortable representing […]

Anoxic Brain Injury: A Case for Malpractice

Having a medical procedure presents a variety of risks, including those associated with intubation (having a breathing tube inserted and removed) and anesthesia. Among the risks is anoxic brain injury (learn more) — a condition that results from total lack of oxygen to the brain. When the brain is deprived of oxygen, even for a […]

Barring Informed Consent in PA Medical Malpractice Cases

Today, The Legal Intelligencer published, “Pa. Justices Urged to Bar Informed Consent in Med Mal Cases.” When a patient agrees to undergo a medical procedure, it is a standard practice for the doctor or medical professional to discuss any risks with the patient and/or have the patient sign a consent form. Informed consent describes this practice […]