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Tag: Medical Malpractice

On behalf of greg On Thursday, March 24, 2022.

There is a two-year statute of limitations for medical malpractice lawsuits in Allentown and other Pennsylvania cities and towns. According to this statute, an individual has two years to submit a lawsuit for financial compensation in a medical malpractice case. However, there are exceptions to this statute that must be considered. At Soloff & Zervanos, […]

On behalf of greg On Friday, July 8, 2016.

Have you heard of the so-called “Conspiracy of Silence”? It’s something that is often brought up in medical malpractice cases, and it can be a significant hurdle to overcome when trying to prove fault or show that negligence existed in a case. Essentially, if you think a doctor did not provide care that was up to the […]

On behalf of greg On Friday, April 1, 2016.

The utmost certain standard of care is always expected of doctors and nurses. One small mistake can have catastrophic consequences, which is why doctors and nurses are expected to abide by stringent rules and standards. Unfortunately, some healthcare professionals fail to live up to these standards, and patients may be left in a worse condition […]

On behalf of greg On Thursday, January 28, 2016.

Michigan residents often trust that health care facilities will provide them with the care they need to get better. Sadly, this does not always happen, and, sometimes, patients leave in a worse condition than when they arrived as the result of a doctor’s negligence. When this happens, it may be possible to pursue legal action […]

On behalf of greg On Friday, September 11, 2015.

Pennsylvanians may be familiar with the issue of misdiagnosis in the medical world, but they may not know that the topic of overdiagnosis has been a hot one as of late. Overdiagnosis is an especially pertinent issue in the area of breast imaging with regards to the screening of diseases such as breast cancer. Overdiagnosis is […]

On behalf of greg On Friday, May 23, 2014.

Most Americans, including those in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, believe that the relationship between patients and their health care providers is built over a strong foundation of trust. Patients know that whenever they feel something wrong with their health, they can always rely on their doctors and other health care providers. However, numerous cases of surgical […]

On behalf of greg On Friday, April 11, 2014.

In the course of operating on patients, surgeons, nurses and other health-care personnel are supposed to follow strict procedures to ensure the safety of every surgery patient. Unfortunately, in Pennsylvania, like elsewhere in the country, too many surgical errors have been committed by health-care professionals despite their best intentions. These errors too often harm patients […]

On behalf of greg On Thursday, February 20, 2014.

Many residents of Philadelphia are aware that cancer can be a fatal disease and treating it requires expert analysis and precise medical treatments. They also believe that when they enter a hospital for a serious surgical procedure, their doctor will give them the highest level of professional care. Unfortunately, one New Jersey woman believes that […]

On behalf of greg On Thursday, February 6, 2014.

Few people, including Pennsylvanians, look forward to a hospital stay. If it means medical treatment that will improve their own or a loved one’s well-being, however, they are more willing to accept a stay if they feel the hospital and medical staff are qualified and competent. Unfortunately, time in the hospital can have negative results […]

On behalf of greg On Friday, January 17, 2014.

On May 11, a 26-year-old woman graduated from medical school. On May 29, she died of a brain hemorrhage at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, where she was set to begin her first year of residency. Tragically, she could have been saved. When she first came for treatment, the blood clot that took her life […]