• Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Malpractice

    Substance Abuse Treatment Facility Malpractice

    Substance abuse is a growing epidemic in the United States. In fact, Pennsylvania is currently experiencing some of the highest numbers of drug overdose deaths in the country. Despite a growing recognition of the problem as a disease, few people get the treatment they really need to recover. And obviously not all addiction treatment programs…

  • hospital infection lawyers

    MRSA and Other Hospital Infections

    Although people go to hospitals seeking treatment for their illnesses and other medical conditions, hospitals can pose serious health risks to patients. While special measures are taken to ensure the environment is sterile and clean for patients, the large number of ill patients present in hospitals can cause infections like MRSA to spread quickly via weakened immune systems.

  • Medical Negligence

    What is Medical Negligence?

    As a patient, you put a certain amount of trust in the doctor you choose to provide you with a medical diagnosis and medical treatment. If the doctor you chose does not provide you with appropriate care, medical negligence may be involved. Medical negligence can be defined as an act or failure to act by a medical professional that deviates from the accepted standard of care. Most medical malpractice claims involve medical negligence. If medical negligence caused significant harm to a patient, the victim and/or their family may have a good case for medical malpractice. 

  • Federal Trade Commission Blocks Philadelphia Hospital Merger Over Patient Care

    The Federal Trade Commission has blocked a merger between healthcare systems Jefferson Health and Einstein Healthcare Network. The merger was blocked due to the quality of patient care, arguing competition between the two healthcare systems increased the quality of patient care. If the merger moved forward as planned without intervention from the FTC, the combined…

  • Worried patient in hospital bed

    Can Sepsis Be Considered as Medical Malpractice?

    It is likely you may have heard the medical term “sepsis” before; however, you may be unclear of what it is and the potential dangers associated with it. Sepsis is considered common and occurs when the body tries to fight infection. What is Sepsis? The body has various ways of detecting and fighting illness and…

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