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November 23, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

We now know that a North Carolina Congressman is working on new legislation to allow soldiers to sue the government under certain conditions of medical malpractice. Under the Feres Doctrine, active duty military personnel are barred from suing the government in cases of medical malpractice. Even if a mistake is made that dramatically alters a […]

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November 17, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Earlier this month, we learned that a hospital in Pennsylvania began notifying patients that they had made mistakes with up to 211 patients dating back to last year. The news comes from across the state, in New Castle, but we think it is important to bring you the story because of the prevalence of medical […]

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November 16, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

According to a recent Forbes article, more than 500 people probably died on Election Day due to medical mistakes. Before you start wondering if that is just something that happens on Election Day, no. That happens every day. Medical mistakes are the third leading cause of death in this country and, killing upwards of 250,000 […]

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November 10, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Emergency rooms are open 24 hours a day because illnesses and injuries are not limited to occurring on weekdays between the hours of 9:00am and 5:00pm when doctors’ offices are open. People visiting the emergency room are either there because they sustained severe injuries that could only be treated in a hospital or because the […]

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November 9, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

You may have heard that the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s lawsuit against the Golden Living Nursing Home chain was recently revived by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court. The lawsuit alleges that 14 nursing homes across Pennsylvania, including one right here in Philadelphia, were understaffed in order to boost profits for the chain at the expense of the […]

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November 3, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

According to an article from MedScape, a court has ruled that a lawsuit can move forward against an oncologist who supposedly contributed to a patient’s death by administering chemotherapy without her consent. If that is true, then this could be a major medical malpractice and wrongful death case. When it comes to consent, we know […]

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November 2, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

In 2014, Larry Diener was in miserable shape. He had diverticulitis and his colon was blocked off. His doctors told him that he needed colon surgery. So, in May of that year, that is what he did. “I felt better than I’d felt in a long time,” said Diener. Unfortunately, things got worse. After an […]

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October 27, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

We all make mistakes, but when an anesthesiologist makes one during surgery, it is never a fun experience for the patient. Errors made by anesthesiologists can have traumatic and devastating effects. Many things can go wrong when anesthesia is administered and supervised by an anesthesiologist. After all, anesthesia is supposed to medically induce sedation or […]

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October 26, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

The Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority has recommended that all hospitals in the state start measuring patients’ weigh in kilograms instead of pounds. The change is recommended in the hope that healthcare providers will make less mistakes when figuring out medication dosages. According to the story, “Errors dosing chemotherapy drugs, blood thinners, and other pharmaceuticals can […]

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October 26, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

‘My Doctor Did Not Warn What Foods To Avoid While On Blood Thinners, Can I File A Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?’ Blood thinners have been prescribed by doctors for decades to treat a wide variety of medical condition. While blood thinners are used in Pennsylvania and all across the U.S. to save lives, they can also […]

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October 20, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

A new documentary called “To Err Is Human” has caught our eye, especially because it focuses on medical errors that happen in the state of Pennsylvania. The documentary follows a family that suffered numerous hospital errors, including a missed cancer diagnosis that lead to a death in the family. The same family also suffered from […]

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October 10, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Medicine is supposed to be a field of work for compassionate people. The idea behind medical care is that doctors, nurses and other medical professionals can come to understand the nature of a malady a patient reports and help them address it. Unfortunately, the success of medical treatment is often directly tied to both the […]

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