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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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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