Is Your Attending Doctor At Fault For Your Nursing Home Injury?

When you or a loved one suffer a serious injury at a nursing home, you will likely focus on the nursing staff for being at fault. The nurses at the home are the ones who regularly treat you and with whom you have the most contact. However the person who is ultimately responsible to make … Read more

Do You Have a Medical Malpractice Case If Your Bowel Is Injured During Surgery?

Injuries to the large and small bowel can result in extended hospital stays, disability, and even death. The evaluation of these cases is difficult because of the wide variety of fact patterns that can be presented, the numerous issues that must be considered in the analysis, and the reality that bowel injuries, no matter how … Read more

Can You Sue A Property Owner After Slipping On Snow And Ice?

Snow and icy conditions often cause injuries such as fractured ankles, wrists, arms and many others. Individuals can pursue a personal injury claim against the property owner for these injuries. However, Pennsylvania courts apply the “Hills and Ridges” doctrine that serves as a defense for property owners. The “Hills and Ridges” doctrine only applies to … Read more

If a Surgical Injury Is Listed as a Risk in Your Consent Form Is It Still Malpractice?

Whenever you undergo surgery or some other type of medical procedure with a doctor, you will be asked to sign a Consent Form.  What are they?  These are forms that list any type of known risk of that surgical procedure, state that these risks have been explained to you, and you have agreed to undergo … Read more