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When Are Pharmacists Liable for Your Medical Injuries?

When Pharmacists Are Liable for Injuries Each year, roughly 1.5 million people suffer from medical errors. Though the majority of medical malpractice cases are filed against doctors, there can be some situations where a pharmacist is at fault. If you're dealing with an injury after incorrect … [Read more...]

Who Should Take Responsibility for a Prescription Medication Error?

Who Is Liable for a Prescription Medication Error? More than 131 million Americans use at least one prescription medication every day, and the average American takes four prescription medications daily. Each year, between 7,000 and 9,000 Americans die as a result of prescription medication errors. … [Read more...]

Proof That Must Be Obtained for Medical Malpractice

How to Prove Fault in a Medical Malpractice Case Medical malpractice claims can occur for any number of reasons, which include everything from an incorrect dosage being prescribed to a surgical error that results in further injury. It's estimated that more than 250,000 people die as a result of a … [Read more...]

What Types of Common Birth Injuries Count as Medical Malpractice?

For every 1,000 children born in the U.S., approximately seven of them suffer birth injuries. A birth injury is any type of physical harm resulting from a traumatic birth, and in many cases, birth injuries are entirely preventable. If your child is injured because a medical professional did not … [Read more...]

Reasons for the Early Misdiagnoses of COVID-19

Why Doctors Missed Early Cases of the Coronavirus In 2020, the novel coronavirus has affected millions of people around the world. In the United States alone, COVID-19 is responsible for over 100,000 deaths. In addition, the coronavirus pandemic has closed businesses, canceled sporting events and … [Read more...]

Medical Malpractice and the Failure to Diagnose Cancer

When Doctors Fail to Diagnose Cancer Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in Pennsylvania, but early detection and treatment can make all the difference when it comes to outcomes and survival. When doctors fail to diagnose cancer, the disease may spread, rendering treatment more difficult … [Read more...]

Pharmacy Errors Can Result in Serious Injuries

In Pennsylvania, claims for injuries resulting from medical malpractice are largely governed by the Medical Care Availability and Reduction of Error Act. A component of the MCARE Act is that health care providers must report all injury incidents and near misses, and the Pennsylvania Patient Safety … [Read more...]

Medication Errors that Lead to Medical Malpractice

Medication Errors that Lead to Medical Malpractice Modern pharmaceutical products have brought health and relief to millions. The proper drug, in the proper dosage, can ease pain and discomfort, minimize risk of infection, and even combat illness. However, when doctors, nurses or pharmacists are … [Read more...]

Common Causes of a Birth Injury

One of the most devastating situations you can face is when your newborn child suffers an injury, particularly when it could have been avoided. In far too many situations, debilitating injuries to infants are simply unnecessary, the result of human error. Unfortunately, many tiny infants do not have … [Read more...]

Failure to Diagnose a Medical Illness

What Constitutes Medical Malpractice for Failure to Diagnose? Few things can be more frustrating, and ultimately more distressing, than seeking medical treatment and being told that you are fine, only to learn later that you have a serious medical condition, one that could have been easily remedied … [Read more...]

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