December 30, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

One area of medical malpractice that concerns a growing number of individuals is failure to diagnose. To many people’s surprise, failure to diagnose is a type of medical malpractice case that can be taken to court. While these issues are oftentimes written off as simple errors that cannot be pursued in a court of law, […]

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December 14, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Birth injuries can be extremely serious, leading to issues such as cerebral palsy, Erb’s palsy, disability, or even death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), around seven in every 1,000 children suffer from a birth injury. One of the many ways that birth injuries increase in probability is delayed delivery. Unfortunately, […]

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November 29, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Every year, more and more people decide to embark on plastic surgery journeys. While these cosmetic procedures might be the result of a desire to look a different way or mediate the topical effects of a serious burn or injury, complications are a serious concern to consider. There are seemingly hundreds of different kinds of […]

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November 15, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

New reports from various media sources have been calling out Philadelphia hospitals for their roles in issues relating to medications, newly-delivered babies, and their mothers. As more and more stories come out concerning infant mortality rates and accidental opioid prescriptions given to babies, law firms across Philadelphia are stepping up to the plate to defend […]

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October 28, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Perhaps no professionals are more trusted than those working in the medical field, and usually, this trust is well-placed. However, the fact that the nation’s leading cause of accidental death is medical errors and accidents underscores the fact that there is a problem among doctors, nurses, anesthesiologists, pharmacists, and other medical professionals tasked with keeping Americans […]

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October 12, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Vulnerable elderly and disabled individuals living in nursing homes across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania deserve the best possible care, but many nursing homes and their staff fall short on the care rendered to this defenseless segment of the population. Nursing home abuse is not uncommon, unfortunately, as was seen this week when a male nurse was […]

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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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