Could A Drug Error Happen Before Or After Surgery? Absolutely
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May 4, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Are you scheduled for surgery in the near future? Are you concerned about the procedure, but realize that it’s essential for your health? You’re sure to have many questions on your mind, but you also know that you have to put your faith in your medical team in order to get your health back in […]

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April 30, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

One of the primary causes of medical malpractice injury in Pennsylvania is misdiagnosis and miscommunication. It’s not uncommon for doctors to correctly diagnose a condition but for wires to get crossed between the diagnosis and the actual treatment administered. In a recent study, some researchers concluded that mobile apps can improve accuracy in test ordering […]

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April 20, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Every year, patients throughout Pennsylvania and the rest of the U.S. are the victims of medical mistakes. Many different medical errors can happen, resulting in serious injuries or fatalities. For example, some people are accidentally given doses of medications that are much to high. This may result in  overdoses and potential death. Others are given […]

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April 19, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

With the majority of serious injuries, you know right away that there is something wrong. Broken bones, for example, can cause excruciating pain or may even leave a limb unable to support any weight. Spinal cord injuries could immediately impact your ability to use your lower body. Cuts and penetrating wounds will produce extreme pain, […]

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April 19, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Imagine that you suffered a serious brain injury in a motor vehicle accident. The more you look into your treatment options, the more kinds of therapies you’ll find available. However, these therapies – although many of them are effective – tend to cost a great deal of money. Fortunately, for those whose brain injuries happened […]

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April 19, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

Mild traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) can occur any time a person suffers a blow to the head, and may cause a wide range of symptoms, some of which may seriously compromise the victim’s ability to do his or her job. While this is true for just about any line of work, professionals who perform mentally […]

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April 19, 2018 The Weitz Firm, LLC

When people think of medical malpractice, they often imagine a surgeon leaving a tool inside a patient or perhaps operating on the wrong area of the body. They may also think of prescription drug or medication mistakes, such as debilitating interactions between two prescribed medications. Fewer people realize that doctors can engage in malpractice by mistakes […]

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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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