September 28, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

If you or someone you love is a victim of medical malpractice, you may be feeling confused and overwhelmed by what you have been through. Pursuing the compensation you are entitled to can seem impossible, but with the right legal team by your side, you can rest easier. When important legal details, like the statute […]

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September 14, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

The National Council on Aging reports that there are over 5,000,000 people suffering from nursing home abuse annually across the country. Astonishingly, more than 64% of nursing home staff have admitted to engaging in abusive or neglectful behavior with their patients according to the World Health Organization. With these details in mind, it is critical […]

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August 31, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

We put our loved ones into nursing homes believing it was in their best interest. That is why it can be devastating for it to come to light that abuse is happening in their new home. Growing older should not have to be painful and degrading. A Philadelphia nursing home abuse attorney will stand up […]

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August 18, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Hospital patients sign consent forms for surgeries, but they do not sign up for unspecified surgical errors. Yet, surgical errors are killing patients regularly throughout the US. As a patient, you trust your doctor to know what they are doing. It can be a nightmare to wake up from surgery to find out your trusted […]

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July 28, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

In 2019, 44-year-old Derrick Nelson arranged through a donor organization to donate his bone marrow to a 14-year-old boy in France. Nelson was a high school principal in Westfield, New Jersey, and did not hesitate to give his stem cells to a stranger, hoping it would save the boy’s life. Unfortunately, it was Nelson’s last […]

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July 13, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

If you scroll the “Beauty” section of the Groupon app, you will see deals seemingly too good to be true—Botox, Brazilian butt lifts, Breast augmentations, liposuction, procedures galore for as much as 90% off. Recently, a news team dug into cosmetic surgery deals, uncovering the fraud and malpractices that fuel Groupon’s deep discounts. Safety should […]

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June 30, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

At 71-years-old, Philadelphia native Michael Brassloff underwent surgery to remove a benign tumor at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital. The retired elementary school principal and former marathoner almost did not make it out of the procedure alive when the tip of a laser probe snapped off in his skull. If you or a loved one is […]

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June 17, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Marco Bianchi died in 2019 after he suffered a heart attack during a Philadelphia Eagles game. The native of Wilmington, Delaware was only 38 years old. Bianchi’s family has filed a wrongful death suit against the team and Lincoln Financial Field’s emergency staff. Anyone can be struck with a medical emergency at any time. Convenience […]

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May 28, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Each year, orthopedic surgery is one of the top five specialties that face malpractice claims. 7.6% of all physicians have appeared in a malpractice claim during their careers, while 1.6% were in an indemnity claim. Compartment Syndrome is a grave medical condition requiring immediate recognition and suspicion from nurses, ER doctors, internists, and orthopedic specialists […]

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May 12, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

When a baby is being born, the delivery room can be a chaotic place. Hopefully, the chaos is only on the surface, but so many things can happen in normal birth. Some deliveries get extremely complicated. One of these complications is Shoulder Dystocia—a condition that occurs in about 3% of all U.S. births. Shoulder Dystocia […]

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April 29, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Plastic surgery encompasses more than breast augmentations and rhinoplasties. Surgeons helped a 4-year-old little girl whose face was disfigured by a dog attack, a burn victim reclaims their appearance after severe scarring, and a woman with severe back problems with a breast reduction. Whatever the reason, a patient is entitled to have safe surgery and […]

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April 12, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Numerous studies have shown that medical errors are the third leading cause of death in America. Medication errors alone are responsible for thousands of deaths each year. Medication errors can cause adverse effects or catastrophic injuries. In a recent FDA warning, tranexamic acid has been administered to patients via the spinal column, causing horrific reactions. […]

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