• Nursing Home Infections

    Nursing Home Infections

    The benefits of modern medical systems are clear; the risks, however, can be deadly. Infections are a devastatingly common risk for those living in nursing homes and long-term care facilities; and, the infectious pathogens found have only grown stronger, making nursing home infections an increasingly dangerous risk for the already vulnerable elderly and immune-compromised. Drug-resistant…

  • Wrongful Amputations

    Why Do Wrongful Amputations Occur?

    August 10, 2021 by Carrie Capouellez| Surgical Error

    Doctors go through rigorous medical training so they can provide the best standard of care for their patients. While most doctors uphold this standard of care, there are instances when doctors commit grievous mistakes. While the planned loss of a limb is already a devastating event, it can be made much worse if the loss…

  • medical malpractice attorneys

    Oncologist Charged In Six Patient Deaths

    When we are sick we put our trust in doctors and physicians to take into account our ailments and to work to make us better. Whether it’s a minor cold or sinus infection or even something more detrimental such as cancer, we as patients expect a certain quality of care from these specialists. However, when this doesn’t happen and patients are neglected or treated for things they simply do not need, the ramifications can be unavoidable. This unfortunately is exactly what happened to several cancer patients in New York.

  • 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.