Category: Medical Malpractice

Can a hospital be held liable for medical negligence?

Can a Hospital Be Held Liable for Medical Negligence?

When you enter a hospital, be it for emergency care or a routine procedure, you expect the highest standard of care. There is an accepted standard for all hospitals in the United States, including Pennsylvania. Should that standard falter, it could lead to medical malpractice. You want redress for the injuries caused, yet you may […]

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Building a Case for Negligence: Key Elements and Evidence Required in Medical Malpractice Litigation

Trust is a key part of the relationship that patients have with their medical providers. People trust their providers to diagnose injuries and illnesses and deliver appropriate treatment. Unfortunately, many people suffer serious injuries because of medical mistakes each year. In a 2016 study, researchers at Johns Hopkins estimated that medical errors cause more than […]

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How delayed treatment contributes to medical negligence

How Delayed Treatment Contributes to Medical Negligence Cases

Whenever you go to a doctor’s office or hospital with symptoms, you want to know what is going on and receive effective treatment to address your condition as quickly as possible. This is important because early treatment can prevent medical conditions from growing worse. Unfortunately, delayed diagnoses are fairly common. According to an in-depth report […]

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What are your rights as a victim of medical malpractice?

What Are Your Rights as a Victim of Medical Malpractice?

Being able to trust the medical professionals people see is a critical part of establishing a good patient-provider relationship. People need to be able to trust the diagnoses they receive from doctors and their treatment recommendations. When they need to undergo surgery, patients need to trust that their doctors have the necessary skills and will […]

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