September 14, 2020 The Weitz Firm, LLC

When you have to go to the emergency room, chances are you are in need of immediate medical care. Emergency rooms tend to be high-pressure environments for everybody, including doctors and nurses. Unfortunately, there are times when mistakes are made in the ER, and these mistakes can have serious consequences for patients. At the Weitz […]

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August 31, 2020 The Weitz Firm, LLC

The last thing that anybody wants to experience is an injury caused by the negligence of a medical provider. Unfortunately, medical mistakes are not uncommon in this country. Researchers from Johns Hopkins have stated that preventable medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States. In general, medical malpractice victims have […]

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August 17, 2020 The Weitz Firm, LLC

When most people go to the hospital, whether for an emergency or for a scheduled procedure, they probably do not spend much time thinking about how their medications get to them. However, the hospital prescription medication process is not quite the same as it is when you pick up your prescriptions at the local pharmacy. […]

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August 10, 2020 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Hospital stays can be chaotic and distressing, and most people are thrilled when they get to go home after making a recovery. However, many patients experience detrimental medication mistakes when they are discharged from the hospital. Sometimes, patients experience a medication error while undergoing hospital treatment. At the Weitz Firm, our knowledgeable Philadelphia medical malpractice […]

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July 29, 2020 The Weitz Firm, LLC

No one should have to worry about being harmed when they seek medical assistance from a professional. Unfortunately, medical mistakes occur at alarming rates in the United States. If you or somebody you love has been injured due to the negligence of a medical professional, you may be entitled to compensation for what happened. At […]

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July 15, 2020 The Weitz Firm, LLC

When most people think of medication mistakes, they think of errors that occur that are made by doctors or surgeons. However, the reality is that patients are regularly treated by nurses who can also make detrimental mistakes. At the Weitz Firm, our Philadelphia medical malpractice attorneys want to discuss the most common medical mistakes made […]

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June 10, 2020 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Anesthesia is a necessary and humane way to deal with surgery—when it is administered correctly, it provides comfort. But when errors occur, and they happen frequently, they can be debilitating if not fatal. Patients who have experienced these errors may not understand what support is available to them. The Weitz Firm LLC is available to […]

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May 27, 2020 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins University. One of the main causes of errors that occur in a medical setting are mistakes made concerning prescription medications. What happens if somebody is given the wrong prescription? Can a doctor or nurse be held […]

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May 14, 2020 The Weitz Firm, LLC

As the full scope of the coronavirus pandemic began to come into focus in early March, one of the first things that happened was the cancellation of most elective surgeries at hospitals and surgical centers around the country. However, elective surgeries are gradually returning to the rotation. At the Weitz Firm, our Philadelphia surgical mistake […]

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April 15, 2020 The Weitz Firm, LLC

A misdiagnosis is not something anybody wants to experience. Unfortunately, one of the most common and detrimental medical mistakes is misdiagnosis. Women tend to be misdiagnosed more often than men when it comes to certain health conditions. Here, the Philadelphia medical malpractice attorneys at the Weitz Firm want to look at the most commonly misdiagnosed […]

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February 14, 2020 The Weitz Firm, LLC

At the Weitz Firm, we regularly discuss the damage that medical mistakes can cause for victims. Medical errors are a leading cause of death in the United States. Here, we want to highlight a recent story in the Philadelphia Enquirer that shows how one doctor learned from a mistake he made. Our Philadelphia medical malpractice […]

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January 15, 2020 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Military service members have never been able to file medical malpractice lawsuits for medical mistakes made my military healthcare professionals. Thanks to a new law that was passed by Congress and signed by the president, that is about to change. At the Weitz Firm, we have always stood up for victims who have been harmed […]

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