May 26, 2022 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Treating patients and performing any of the numerous other tasks involved in being a medical professional can be demanding both physically and mentally. To ensure patient safety, it is critical that health care workers get proper rest. Sadly, it is not uncommon for medical professionals to be fatigued at work. This can result in errors […]

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May 10, 2022 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Performing surgery, diagnosing conditions, prescribing medications, and performing virtually any other type of complex medical task requires attention and vigilance. If a physician is not in peak mental condition, they can potentially make errors that can cause serious harm or even death to patients.  Naturally, it is absolutely unacceptable for a doctor or other such […]

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April 27, 2022 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Nursing home abuse takes many forms. Unfortunately, instances of nursing home abuse also remain fairly common throughout the country. Just as nursing home abuse can involve various types of behaviors and neglect, nursing home abuse can also occur for many reasons. The residents of nursing homes tend to be members of a vulnerable demographic. Their […]

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April 12, 2022 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Surgical errors can have devastating consequences. Pravalika Gayatri Putalapattus, a seventeen-year-old high school student from Virginia, knows this all too well. In 2016, her cousin Sirisha underwent brain surgery in India. The purpose of the surgery was to remove a cancerous tumor. Sadly, a surgical error during the procedure resulted in Sirisha’s death. Pravalika’s initial […]

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March 24, 2022 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Surgical centers and healthcare facilities are essential to public health. People all across the country and the state of Pennsylvania rely on surgical procedures to bring their lives back to normal. Thus, such a facility is incredibly important to citizens’ health and must be properly maintained to the best of their ability. Amongst all of […]

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March 8, 2022 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Healthcare facilities are ripe with important operations, including everything from surgeries to mental health psychiatric assistance. There are, therefore, many different mechanisms that healthcare facilities have in place to improve overall public health. However, such environments may oftentimes have certain complications and mishaps that occur within their walls. Many Philadelphia firms such as The Weitz […]

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February 24, 2022 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Currently, in Pennsylvania, there is no exact definition of the term “cause of death.” Lawmakers and medical professionals have come to a common understanding of what is meant by “cause of death.” Typically, this refers to what is written on the death certificate. However, recently courts have found the term to be broad and ambiguous.  […]

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February 8, 2022 The Weitz Firm, LLC

When someone goes to the emergency room, they anticipate that their needs will be met quickly and with competent care. However, emergency rooms can be a chaotic environment at times, and many of them are understaffed. Even well-intentioned medical professionals have several possibilities to make mistakes as a result of this.  Patients may suffer major problems or die as […]

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January 25, 2022 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Medical providers are educated, highly trained people and we trust them with our health.  Unfortunately, medical mistakes and errors are common. When they occur, they can have major impacts on patients. At The Weitz Firm, LLC., our Philadelphia medical malpractice attorneys provide trusted legal representation victims and their families can count on in these cases. […]

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January 11, 2022 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Older adults today enjoy a more full and active lifestyle than prior generations. Proper diagnosis and management of illnesses and chronic medical conditions play a key role in maintaining your overall health. Unfortunately, medical misdiagnosis is common and can lead to dangerous delays in treatment. Our Norristown medical malpractice attorneys want you to be aware […]

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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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