April 16, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

You know there’s something wrong with your body. After all, it’s your body. The symptoms, lumps or other issues you’ve been having are not normal. Knowing that you need help to diagnose and treat whatever caused the issue, you seek medical advice. Sadly, your doctor does not take your symptoms seriously. Instead of fully examining […]

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April 6, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

According to a study released in March, data entry software can save medical facilities millions and significantly limit ultrasound and dual-energy X-ray (DEXA) radiology reporting errors. For Pennsylvania patients, such technology could potentially mean the difference between accurate reporting and medical malpractice. The research suggests that anywhere between 6 and 28 percent of ultrasound and DEXA reports […]

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April 2, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

If you’re dealing with any type of medical concern it’s important to receive professional treatment as soon as possible. Even if you think the issue is minor, you’ll never know for sure until you consult with a medical professional. Unfortunately, there’s something else you need to know: It’s possible that a medical professional could misdiagnose […]

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March 22, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Every year, medication errors contribute to more than 250,000 deaths in Pennsylvania and the rest of the United States. These mistakes are often made at the charting and documentation stage, so it’s important for doctors and nurses to keep accurate, consistent records for patients. Even a relatively minor issue like a chart written in an […]

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March 16, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Giving birth is a process that makes both the mother and child vulnerable, and there are many complications that can occur. It is the responsibility of the hospital and medical providers to do everything they can in order to ensure that the birth is delivered with minimal complications. However, complications do arise. These complications can […]

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March 10, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

The Army and Navy clash in an annual football tradition here in Philadelphia. But the bringing together of the Army and Navy does not always have pleasant results. In fact, a Navy spouse who gave birth at an Army hospital was recently awarded nearly $25 million because of the major, permanent kidney damage she suffered […]

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March 2, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Despite massive strides forward in technology and medicine in recent years, mistakes can and do still happen. Electronic medical records are no more successful than paper records at preventing medical errors. Doctors can still miss critical information or do the wrong thing when providing patient care. Sometimes, these mistakes involve medications or manual therapy. Other […]

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