Do You Have A Claim For At Home Nursing Care Neglect?

Like any health care professional, a nurse providing at home nursing care must adhere to a certain “standard of care” that other nurses in their field practice.  If they do not, and you or a loved one suffer harm as a result, you could have a nursing malpractice lawsuit against the nurse and the company … Read more

Do You Have A Case For The Misdiagnosis of Pneumonia?

Pneumonia is a lung inflammation caused by bacterial or viral infection, in which the air sacs fill with pus and may become solid. Inflammation may affect both lungs (double pneumonia), one lung (single pneumonia), or only certain lobes (lobar pneumonia). Those at highest risk for serious complications are children, the elderly, and immunocompromised adults. Misdiagnosis … Read more

Do You Have A Malpractice/Negligence Claim For Bed Sores?

Every year, many patients die from a facility acquired bed sore because of poor medical care or improper monitoring. Bed Sores, also known as pressure ulcers, pressure sores or decubitus ulcers, are preventable wounds caused by unrelieved pressure on the skin. They may be a result of nursing home abuse or neglect, or hospital negligence. … Read more

Do You Have A Malpractice Case For The Misdiagnosis Of Sepsis?

Sepsis can be a life threatening condition that occurs when the body has a chemical imbalance due to an ongoing infection that can result in damage to multiple organ systems.  If sepsis progresses to septic shock, this will result in multiple organ failure, a drop in blood pressure, and possibly death.   In fact, according to … Read more

Can A Minor Car Accident Cause Serious Injuries?

An auto accident that causes minor damage to the car does not necessarily mean that the driver or passengers in the car were not seriously injured. Especially today, cars are built so well that some car accidents may leave nothing more than a scratch. Despite the lack of obvious evidence that your car was involved … Read more

Do You Have A Malpractice Claim For A Missed Ruptured Appendix?

Appendicitis, which is when the appendix can become swollen and painful (“inflamed”) is considered a medical emergency that affects 1 in 20 people in the United States per year.  An appendix normally becomes inflamed when it is blocked off for some reason – by stool, a foreign body, etc.  If not treated, the appendix will … Read more

Do You Have A Malpractice Case If Your Child Has A Birth Injury?

Typically, a baby is born in a head-first anterior presentation. Anterior means the back of the baby’s head is turned towards the mothers front side so the baby is facing the mother’s spine. This is known as the cephalic or vertex position and allows the baby to pass through the birth canal without injury to … Read more

How Much Staff Must A Nursing Home Have?

Nearly 1.4 million people are cared for in nursing homes.  As reported by PBS news according to federal records, since 2014, health inspectors have cited numerous nursing homes for having too few nurses. In fact this past year federal data, analyzed by Kaiser Health News, show that numerous nursing homes have fewer nurses and caretaking … Read more

How Long Do You Have To Sue A Doctor or Hospital For Medical Malpractice?

In Pennsylvania and New Jersey, if you think that you or a loved one was harmed by a doctor or other medical care provider’s malpractice and are thinking of filing suit, it is in your best interest to speak to an attorney as soon as possible.  This is because in both states there is a … Read more

Can You Sue A Nursing Home For A Death From A Surgical Site Infection?

Nursing homes do not just serve as a permanent residency for elderly people who can no longer live on their own.  They also serve as a temporary residency for anyone who cannot return home after undergoing surgery in a hospital.  Here they serve as a rehabilitation facility for people of all ages until they can … Read more