When is a Drug or Medical Device Defective?

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When a person is being treated for an illness, or had a medical device implanted to remedy a problem, it might not always be clear if the drug or device is defective. However, if a person suspects something with a prescription medication or medical device is not right, they should speak to their doctor, obtain […]

What is Delayed Diagnosis of Breast Cancer?

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Breast cancer is a progressive disease, and the chances of a full recovery are best when it is caught early. This is why a doctor’s failure to diagnose breast cancer or delayed diagnosis of breast cancer is so devastating for women and their families. When doctors fail to follow the standard of care for testing […]

When is a Delayed Diagnosis of Cancer Considered Medical Malpractice?

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When a doctor fails to diagnose cancer in a timely manner, patients lose some or all of the opportunity they might have had for effective treatment. In this video, a medical malpractice lawyer explains when a doctor’s failure to diagnose cancer, misdiagnosis or delayed diagnoses may be legally actionable.

Did a Surgical Error Harm You or a Loved One?

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All surgeries have risk, so how does a person know if post-op pain or an injury is a normal aftermath of a surgery, or if a preventable mistake was made? In this video, a medical malpractice attorney explains some warning signs that something is not quite right. When in doubt, post-op patients should never hesitate […]

Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

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Whether an injury or death is the result of a surgical mistake or medical error will not usually be obvious without a thorough investigation. In this video, a medical malpractice attorney explains how she determines whether negligence in a hospital or by a doctor caused an injury or death.

What is Medical Malpractice in an Emergency Room?

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Philadelphia lawyer Ken Rotheweiler offers an example of medical malpractice occurring in an emergency room in this video.