Category Archives: Medical Malpractice

Our medical malpractice attorneys review important issues on video regarding doctor and hospital errors, surgical errors and other types of medical negligence.

What is an Example of a Medical Malpractice Case?

Medical malpractice cases are not always obvious right away, and they will need extensive investigations into the facts of the case. The main question the law asks of a potential med mal case is: Did the doctor or hospital follow the accepted medical standard of care when treating a patient? In this video, Philadelphia attorney Ken Rothweiler illustrates this point by offering an example of a medical malpractice case where…
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Is Post Op Pain Due to a Surgical Error?

It is not always easy to tell post-operation whether a person is experiencing pain due to a surgical error. People recovering from surgery must always inform their doctors if they are experiencing pain or unexpected side effects. In this video, medical malpractice attorney Nancy Winkler explains that people should speak up when experiencing discomfort and have family members advocate for them in hospital settings. If you are having difficulties or…
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What It Takes to Uncover the Truth in a Medical Malpractice Case

In this video, attorney Stewart Eisenberg talks about how important it is to have an experienced lawyer to uncover the truth in a medical malpractice case. Stewart recounted a cancer misdiagnosis lawsuit he handled where a medical expert told him nothing could have been done to save his client. However, Stewart trusted his experience from handling these types of cases before and continued to investigate. He eventually unearthed evidence that…
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Why Delayed Cancer Diagnosis Is Devastating to Families

This video features the story of a mother who died following a delayed breast cancer diagnosis. Medical malpractice attorney Nancy Winkler discusses how devastating the woman’s cancer misdiagnosis was for her and her entire family, particularly her 6-year-old son. Even though the woman succumbed to the breast cancer before her case could go to trial, Nancy continued to fight to secure justice for the woman and her son. Video Transcription…
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Why It Is Important to Hold the Health Care System Accountable for Malpractice

As attorney Ken Rothweiler explains in this video, the health care system in our country does not always treat the less fortunate fairly. Ken discusses a case he handled involving a woman who went to the emergency room multiple times with severe headaches. She was sent home after cursory exams and without undergoing a CAT scan each time. Ken was able to determine that she was not given diagnostic tests,…
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How Do You Prove Medical Malpractice?

In this video, medical malpractice attorney Daniel Jeck talks about the process of investigating medical negligence and proving medical malpractice. It takes dedication and experience to prove a hospital or physician made a mistake that led to a patient suffering a catastrophic injury or losing his or her life. Dan recounts a case he handled where he helped prove that an anesthesia error resulted in the death of a young…
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What is the Impact of Medical Malpractice on Health Care?

There is a myth that the impact of medical malpractice lawsuits are bad for the healthcare profession. This is not true, and in fact, med mal lawsuits work to improve patient safety for everyone. In this video, medical malpractice lawyer Nancy Winkler explains that while the vast majority of doctors are highly qualified and have the best interests of their patients in mind, mistakes can still be made. When this…
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Are Hospital Infections Caused by Medical Malpractice?

In some cases, hospital infections caused by medical malpractice can occur to innocent patients. When this occurs, an infection that is not recognized and treated right away can cause serious personal injury and even death. In this video, medical malpractice attorney Nancy Winkler explains how some, but not all cases of hospital infections, are caused by negligence. A person who suffered an infection at a hospital that caused a catastrophic…
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Are Drug Injuries Different than Medical Malpractice?

Pharmaceutical litigation or drug injury cases are different than medical malpractice. In most drug injury cases, the doctor is not necessarily responsible—the pharmaceutical company that manufactured and/or advertised the drug has a duty to warn doctors and patients of risks. They also have a duty to not put untested drugs onto the market. In this video, drug injury attorney Daniel Jeck explains what is pharmaceutical litigation, and offers an example…
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What is Nursing Home Malpractice?

Nursing home doctors, nurses and staff members have a duty to residents to keep them safe and healthy. When a staff member or medical professional fails in this duty, an injury to a patient as a result may be medical malpractice and/or abuse. Nursing home residents are often unable to speak up for themselves and rely on others to alert the proper authorities when something is wrong. In this video,…
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