Are Medication Errors A Criminal Offense? | The Weitz Firm
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May 18, 2019 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Getting sick is no fun. In today’s health care system, getting sick can lead to some expensive bills. Our Philadelphia Medication Error lawyers at the Weitz Firm know first hand the financial hardship families endure when an unexpected medical issue hits. Around 41% of Americans either have medical bills or are actively paying off some […]

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May 17, 2019 The Weitz Firm, LLC

When you or a loved one need to have surgery, you know there are risks. Any procedure, regardless of how invasive, will come with a long list of what can happen. However, the last thing you should ever have to worry about in surgery is having the wrong operation done to you. At the Weitz […]

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May 11, 2019 The Weitz Firm, LLC

We know that you count on healthcare professionals to do their best to care for you and your loved ones. However, researchers at Johns Hopkins have told us that medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in the United States, behind only heart disease and cancer. An estimated 250,000 people lose their lives […]

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May 10, 2019 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Take a moment to step back and reflect on public places that are supposed to make visitors feel safe and secure. If you are the victim of some crime, some may say the police station. If you like to read in silence then some may consider the library as a safe and secure place. Others […]

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May 4, 2019 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Technology today has changed the way in which we do a lot of activities. For example, we don’t stand in line waiting for cash and change anymore. Instead of walking into shopping malls, we sit on our couches and order offline. People even order food online and it gets hand delivered to our door. The […]

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May 3, 2019 The Weitz Firm, LLC

The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives recently closed their investigation into a 2017 nursing home fire located just 25 miles west of Philadelphia. Among their findings, the report provided that the main valve was shut off to the nursing home’s sprinkler system which is why the sprinklers did not go off during […]

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April 27, 2019 The Weitz Firm, LLC

We are learning that the Philadelphia Department of Public Health is urging patients from three dental practices to seek screening for HIV and Hepatitis. The three facilities, all Trieu Family Dental Clinics, were found to have been following unsafe procedures, ones that could have potentially infected patients. At the Weitz Firm, we know that the […]

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April 26, 2019 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Today, we want to bring you a story from out of state because we know it is something that could happen here. A woman has filed a lawsuit against the Vanderbilt University Medical Center for $20.5 million, claiming that a surgeon operated on the wrong kidney. At the Weitz Firm, we know that these kinds […]

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April 20, 2019 The Weitz Firm, LLC

When the big push for a move to electronic medical records was made more than a decade ago, many people breathed a sigh of relief. Electronic medical record keeping is supposed to ensure that we can move seamlessly from doctor to doctor and our records will be accurate and intact. However, a new study has […]

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April 19, 2019 The Weitz Firm, LLC

When was the last time you got help from a nurse? We are willing to bet you see a nurse a few times a year, whether it is when you see your primary care doctor or go to the hospital. Nurses are the first line of defense for our health, the ones that do so […]

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April 13, 2019 The Weitz Firm, LLC

There is such a thing as medical malpractice. We have all heard the horror stories. We have seen the nightly news spotlights on families who are distraught with grief because a loved one was lost due to medical negligence. These stories are heartbreaking. A family is forever scarred because a doctor, surgeon, nurses, or medical […]

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April 12, 2019 The Weitz Firm, LLC

There is a natural progression of human life. We are babies, children, teens, young adults, adults, mature adults, and elderly adults. If we get the lucky chance of making it to elderly adults then we have truly been given a life worth living. The elderly have a wealth of knowledge. In some cultures, the elderly […]

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