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How Do I Know If I Have Been a Victim of Medical Malpractice?

You Have Been Treated by Your Doctor and the Outcome Is Not What You Expected. You Are Worse Now Than You Were Before You Were Treated. This must be malpractice, right? - Maybe. Related Articles Results Like These Are No Accident - Notable Awards and Settlements Settlement Values – How Much Is My Case Worth? Studies [...]

Coronavirus Lawsuit Immunity – Healthcare Workers in PA & NJ

Are Pennsylvania and New Jersey Healthcare Workers Immune from Being Sued for Medical Treatment They Provide Related to the Corona Virus? As states grapple with implementing the most effective measures to alleviate the immediate concerns presented by the Coronavirus / COVID-19 global health emergency, many states quickly implemented measures in order to protect health care workers [...]

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When Medical Errors Become Medical Malpractice

Not Every Medical Error is Considered Medical Malpractice While doctors and healthcare professionals have an obligation to uphold a high standard of care for their patients, mistakes can and do occur. However, medical malpractice (a/k/a medical negligence) isn’t just making a mistake. Negligence is defined as “unreasonable conduct” on the part of the doctor or healthcare [...]

Opioid Malpractice Claims | Lawsuits

There is an Opioid Epidemic in this Country The over-prescription of opioids has led to increased dependency and countless deaths. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, opioid overdoses hit record levels in 2014 and jumped nearly 14% from the previous year. The sale of prescription opioids such as hydrocodone and oxycodone have quadrupled [...]

2020-02-25T16:43:51-04:00Categories: Negligence, Errors & Misdiagnosis|Tags: , , |

Pennsylvania Scaffolding Accidents Can Be Deadly

Take a drive around the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and you will see a variety of scaffolding in use on construction projects, both big and small. Scaffolding is a temporary structure, normally set up outside of a building, which is usually made of wood or metal poles. Workers use scaffolding in a variety of ways, including during [...]

Philadelphia Amtrak Train Tragedy – Regional 188

The members of the Philadelphia law firm, McLaughlin & Lauricella P.C. extend their deepest sympathies to the victims and families of the train accident involving Amtrak Regional 188 and the victims of other accidents in recent times. We share the grief with friends and families and maintain vigilance as the situation continues to unfold. The majority [...]

2019-12-28T18:11:27-04:00Categories: Train, Bus & Transportation|Tags: , , |