Heart Attack Misdiagnosis More Common in Women

Recent Posts

  • Heart Attack Misdiagnosis More Common in Women
    A heart attack is a medical emergency. To ensure a patient experiencing a heart attack receives proper care, physicians must recognize the signs of an attack when one occurs. Unfortunately, sometimes patients don’t receive the care they need because negligent doctors fail to diagnose their heart attacks. There’s also evidence to suggest that female patients may be victims of this...
  • Common Defenses in Medical Malpractice Cases
    If you’ve been the victim of a healthcare professional’s negligence, you may be eligible to receive compensation for your medical bills and other such losses you incurred due to their carelessness. You can pursue the compensation you’re owed by filing a medical malpractice claim with the insurance of the negligent doctor or healthcare facility. If they won’t offer a fair...
  • Bill Paxton’s Family Settles Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
    Beloved Hollywood actor Bill Paxton passed away on February 25, 2017. He had suffered a stroke 11 days after undergoing heart surgery. Although his first surgical procedure, which was meant to repair a damaged valve and address an aortic aneurysm, was planned, Paxton also had to undergo a second emergency procedure the day after his first surgery to repair a...
  • How Hospital Patients Can Develop Sepsis
    A patient goes to the hospital to improve their health. Unfortunately, in some instances, a visit to the hospital can result in a patient developing a new health condition. This may happen when a doctor or member of the staff is careless. Sepsis is one particularly noteworthy example of a health issue that has been known to strike hospital patients....
  • 3 Alarming Facts About Medical Errors in the US
    Physicians and other healthcare professionals are held to very high professional standards. This is as it should be. Doctors have the opportunity to play a critical role in the lives of their patients. Unfortunately, that means that they also have the power to do harm or allow harm to befall a patient if they are negligent. This guide is not...
  • The Relationship Between Doctor Fatigue & Medical Malpractice
    Treating patients and performing any of the numerous other tasks involved in being a medical professional can be demanding both physically and mentally. To ensure patient safety, it is critical that health care workers get proper rest. Sadly, it is not uncommon for medical professionals to be fatigued at work. This can result in errors that may have serious consequences...
  • What You Should Know About Plastic Surgery Complications
    Plastic surgery encompasses more than breast augmentations and rhinoplasties. Surgeons helped a 4-year-old little girl whose face was disfigured by a dog attack, a burn victim reclaims their appearance after severe scarring, and a woman with severe back problems with a breast reduction. Whatever the reason, a patient is entitled to have safe surgery and a high standard of care....
  • Veterans Center COVID-19 Deaths Bring Lawsuit
    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 turned into a waiting game...
  • When A Heart Attack Strikes, A Rapid Response From Medical Professionals Is Key
    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 medical staff fails to diagnose...
  • Malpractice Suits in Pennsylvania Need Skilled Lawyers Who Can Fight For Their Clients
    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 want to discuss the current...
HAVE A QUESTION?








    A BOUTIQUE LAW FIRM

    We are highly selective in the cases we undertake to ensure that can give each client his full attention. You can schedule an appointment for a personal injury consultation at our Philadelphia office by calling us, or by filling out our online intake form.