Heart Attack Misdiagnosis More Common in Women

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  • 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...
  • Pennsylvania Supreme Court Changes Outdated Medical Malpractice Law
    Medical professionals have a duty of care to those they serve. Although doctors are human beings, and can thus make mistakes at times, to the best of their abilities, doctors should strive to properly diagnose and treat their patients. Patients or the loved ones of patients who’ve lost their lives can file medical malpractice claims when medical professionals breach this...
  • How Telehealth May Result in Medical Malpractice
    During the Covid-19 pandemic, many physicians and other such healthcare professionals began increasingly offering telehealth services to patients. Although there are naturally some healthcare services that can’t be provided via the Internet, various types of basic appointments can be conducted without requiring patients and doctors to meet in person. This arrangement yields several benefits for both parties. During the Covid-19...
  • 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...
  • Six Common Medical Errors and Mistakes
    Medical providers are educated, highly trained people and we trust them with our health.  Unfortunately, medical mistakes and errors are common. When they occur, they can have major impacts on patients. At The Weitz Firm, LLC., our Philadelphia medical malpractice attorneys provide trusted legal representation victims and their families can count on in these cases. We hold those at fault...
  • Philly Hospitals Under Fire for Egregious Missteps
    New reports from various media sources have been calling out Philadelphia hospitals for their roles in issues relating to medications, newly-delivered babies, and their mothers. As more and more stories come out concerning infant mortality rates and accidental opioid prescriptions given to babies, law firms across Philadelphia are stepping up to the plate to defend those affected. The Weitz Firm,...
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