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 directly home after undergoing surgery in a hospital. In these cases, the nursing home serves as a rehabilitation facility for people of … Read more

Do You Have A Case For Being Stuck With A Contaminated Needle?

Getting stuck by a needle in the hospital or some other type of medical setting can be a lot more concerning than having a simple needlestick injury. The needle could have been used on another patient who had dangerous infective diseases such as HIV, Hepatitis B or C, or other bloodborne pathogens.  If you are … Read more

Do You Have A Malpractice Claim For Negligent Hip Replacement Surgery?

The number of people living in the United States needing hip replacement surgery (also known as hip arthroplasty) has skyrocketed in recent years, jumping from 310,800 in 2010 to more than 450,000 per year in 2020 according to a report from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. The average age of patients undergoing hip … Read more

Do You Have A Case For A Missed Ankle Fracture?

There are many different types of traumatic ankle fractures you can suffer from an accident, fall, or some other injury to your ankle.  If you have an ankle fracture that is missed in radiological studies such as X-Rays or CT scans, or if your doctor does not consider an ankle fracture when treating your injury, … Read more

Do You Have A Case When A Doctor Or Nurse Does Not Listen To Your Complaints?

Whether it is a triage nurse in the emergency room, a nurse practitioner at your family practice, a physician’s assistant, or a medical doctor, it is critical for whomever is providing you with medical care to get an accurate idea of what ailments you may have and what tests to run confirm what is going … Read more

Do You Have A Case For A Faulty Knee Replacement Surgery?

In more than 95% of patients a knee replacement will last up to 15 – 20 years without issue.  Unfortunately, there are times when patients have significant complications following a procedure for total knee replacement soon after that surgery.  This can lead to the need for additional surgeries (called revision surgeries). It can also result … Read more

Roles And Responsibilities Of The Nursing Staff At A Pennsylvania Nursing Home

If you or a loved one was subject to nursing home neglect during a stay at a nursing home, it may be confusing how it happened and who was at fault. The nursing staff at the nursing home have different training, roles, and responsibilities so not all may be equally culpable. Below are summaries of … Read more

Do I Have A Malpractice Case Against A Cardiologist?

Cardiologists are doctors who have specialized training and skill in finding, treating and preventing diseases of the heart and blood vessels. Because they treat such a vital part of a healthy functioning body if they do commit negligence or malpractice while treating you or a loved one it can mean dire consequences for your entire … Read more

Do You Have A Case For Negligent Care By A Nurse Practitioner?

When you go to a doctor’s office you may be surprised to find that you wind up being treated by a nurse instead of the doctor himself. However this is common in those offices – particularly the offices of family practitioners or primary care physicians. These types of nurses are known as certified nursing practitioners, … Read more

Do You Have A Case If You Have Internal Bleeding From A Cut During Surgery?

A mistaken cut during surgery leading to internal bleeding is a medical emergency.  If immediate treatment for the cut is not provided it can result in serious complications, including death.  Whether or not you or a loved one has a medical malpractice case as a result of a surgical cut or laceration depends on the … Read more