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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December 9, 2020 The Weitz Firm, LLC

When a hospital has harmed our loved ones or us, justice needs to be served. The medical staff needs to act with care and precision, compassion, and thoroughness so that mistakes are not made, and the suffering of their patients is not increased and amplified. At the Weitz Firm LLC, our Philadelphia medical malpractice lawyers […]

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November 24, 2020 The Weitz Firm, LLC

A simple medical procedure such as a CT scan or MRI should provide answers, not a tragedy. When medical personnel is not trained properly and sick and vulnerable people are under their care, someone should be held responsible.  When our loved ones are at their weakest, a hospital should be there to help, not create […]

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November 12, 2020 The Weitz Firm, LLC

When we leave our elderly in others’ care, we want the best medical and emotional care for them. We want them to be treated with kindness and compassion, and we always want them to be out of harm’s way. But when precautions are not taken and health guidelines aren’t followed, tragedy strikes our most vulnerable. […]

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October 12, 2020 The Weitz Firm, LLC

When someone is injured and needs surgery, everyone hopes that the surgery goes well and that the patient is well on the road to recovery. But when there is a surgical error and the patient is now in more pain and suffering and needs additional work to correct the mistake, it causes great anguish for […]

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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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