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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March 30, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Cerebral palsy is a birth injury when the circumstances of a baby’s birth are such that the baby sustains damage during the birth process that later develops into cerebral palsy. Cerebral palsy is a neurological condition caused by damage to a brain that is not fully developed. The damage affects the part of the brain […]

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March 15, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Healthcare facilities are often where sick people go and there tends to be a higher concentration of germs and other contagions. In addition to breathing the air and coming into contact with surfaces, people receiving treatment at medical facilities can have their skin opened for a procedure which provides an even greater opportunity for an […]

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February 24, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Rushing to the emergency room is the last thing anyone wants to be doing. Whether you or someone you love needs emergency medical attention, the last thing you want to do is worry about whether or not the medical staff is taking care of you or your loved one. Just like any other hospital or […]

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February 9, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

As we go deeper into the winter season, more and more people are getting sick and seeking hospital care. The covid season has not let up, and hospitals are feeling more burdened. Like any workplace, where there is too much stress, too little staff, and a lot of work, mistakes are bound to happen. Our […]

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January 28, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Early one frosty morning, a single mother of two was getting ready for work. While her older daughter made cereal, her one-year-old was ready to go, jumping in her crib and laughing. As she bent down to pick up her youngest, she felt a searing pain in her lower back. Thinking quickly, she made sure […]

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January 14, 2021 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Veterans have served to protect our country, uphold our values, and deserve our love and respect. Our older veterans are an especially vulnerable group due to the pandemic. COVID-19 has claimed over 100,000 lives of long-term care residents. What should be the time for our elderly veterans to experience peace in their last days has […]

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December 23, 2020 The Weitz Firm, LLC

When a heart attack strikes, it is rarely like you see on television. It usually is subtle resulting from a numbing of extremities or tightness in the chest. Sometimes it is simply fatigue. Skilled professionals like medical staff should be able to diagnose a heart attack quickly, accurately, and provide the best medical care. When […]

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