Medical Malpractice

Receiving compensation for medical errors in Erie

Receiving Compensation for Medical Errors in Erie

Unfortunately, some people who go to the hospital, doctor, or other medical provider for help sustain further injury because of medical errors. We trust our doctors and health care professionals to “do no harm,” but that is not always the case. Through negligence or other wrongdoing, medical errors and mistakes injure patients and result in… Read more »

What Should I Do If I Sustain a Traumatic Injury From an Accident?

What Should I Do If I Sustain a Traumatic Injury From an Accident?

Many different types of accidents can cause a traumatic injury. Examples of accidents that might result in a traumatic injury include: Motor vehicle accidents, including car, truck, and motorcycle accidents Bicycle accidents Pedestrian accidents Construction and work-related accidents Nursing home abuse and elder abuse Boating accidents Medical malpractice Defective products Slips and falls Dog attacks

Four Things Patients Can Do to Avoid Medical Errors

Four Things Patients Can Do to Avoid Medical Errors

A patient never expects to be the victim of medical errors or medical negligence that can cause serious injuries or illnesses. However, medical malpractice is more common than many people realize. When a doctor or other medical provider makes a mistake or is negligent, the results can be life-threatening. If the patient survives, the patient… Read more »

Tips for Choosing a Pennsylvania Nursing Home for Your Parent

Tips for Choosing a Pennsylvania Nursing Home for Your Parent

Most families postpone placing a parent in a Pennsylvania nursing home for as long as possible. It is difficult to give your parents over to someone else for care and comfort. However, there are many situations in which nursing home care is better for a loved one than the care the loved one can receive… Read more »

What Should I Do If the Insurance Company Denies My Accident Claim?

What Should I Do If the Insurance Company Denies My Accident Claim?

When you are injured in an accident caused by another party, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries and losses. In most cases, the liability insurance carrier for the responsible party is liable for the claim. Therefore, you must work with the insurance provider to receive your money. Examples of incidents that might… Read more »

Preventing Winter Slip and Fall Accidents in Northwestern Pennsylvania

Steps to Take After a Holiday Injury in Erie

The holidays are a wonderful time to celebrate with family and friends. Unfortunately, the holiday season can also increase the risk of some injuries. If you were injured in an accident during the holidays, the steps you take immediately following your holiday injury could significantly impact your ability to recover compensation in a personal injury… Read more »

Medical Malpractice — Can I Sue My Doctor for Diagnostic Errors?

Medical Malpractice — Can I Sue My Doctor for Diagnostic Errors?

Suing a doctor for medical malpractice can be a complicated process. Several legal elements must be proven before you can hold your doctor liable for medical errors or medical negligence. However, that does not mean you should not pursue a medical malpractice claim. If your doctor caused you harm or injury because of a diagnostic… Read more »

How Do You Prove Causation in a Medical Malpractice Case?

How Do You Prove Causation in a Medical Malpractice Case?

It can be difficult to believe that trusted medical provider’s negligence or wrongdoing caused your injury. However, thousands of people are injured each year because of medical negligence or medical errors. When a physical, hospital, nurse, or other health care provider causes an injury, that party may be held liable for damages under Pennsylvania’s medical… Read more »

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When Do I Call an Erie Personal Injury Attorney?

If you are injured through no fault of your own, you may be wondering what you should do next. How do you recover compensation for your losses? Do you need to file an insurance claim? Should you file a personal injury lawsuit? When should you call an Erie personal injury attorney? Our Erie personal injury… Read more »

Injury

How Do I Prove Someone is Responsible for My Injuries?

If you are injured because of a traffic accident, dog bite, fall, defective product, medical malpractice, or other personal injury accident, Pennsylvania’s personal injury laws allow you to recover compensation from the party who caused your injury. However, you must prove that the person or party caused the injury to recover compensation for damages. Hiring… Read more »