In 2016 there were 1,541 medical malpractice filings in Pennsylvania. Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional’s negligence results in injury to his or her patient. Medical malpractice is a complicated area of law that requires not only legal knowledge and experience regarding personal injury but also particular medical knowledge and expertise. Only experienced medical malpractice attorneys should be entrusted to handle this type of claim.
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Typical medical malpractice cases include surgical errors, misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose, improper prescription, performing unnecessary surgery, failing to review or inquire about a patient’s medical history, and failure to recognize symptoms.
If you have been or may have been a victim of medical malpractice, contact Philadelphia medical malpractice attorney, Eric Weitz, at The Weitz Firm to schedule a consultation. Finding an experienced and dedicated medical malpractice attorney to be your strongest advocate, who will conduct a thorough investigation and gather evidence that supports your case is critical to being awarded compensation for your medical malpractice injuries. Medical malpractice claims are complicated and labor intensive and because of that, not every attorney is ready to take on cases like these. Our medical malpractice team will work with you every step of the way to see that you receive the compensation that you deserve.