We trust our doctors, nurses and hospitals with our lives and the lives of our family members. Should you or a loved one suffer a serious personal injury or wrongful death as a result of medical negligence, protect your rights by contacting an experienced medical malpractice attorney.
Studies show that close to 440,000 Americans die each year as a result of preventable medical errors and many more citizens suffer injuries caused by doctors, nurses and hospitals.
It is the responsibility of doctors, nurses, and medical professionals to provide all patients with high standard care. When hospital staff and professionals fail to deliver proper medical care and medical treatment, it is often a matter of medical negligence.
Medical malpractice cases are often highly complex. If you have been injured due to the negligence of a doctor or nurse, you must seek a Pennsylvania medical malpractice attorney who can aggressively defend your rights. The Trapani Law Firm has a track record that speaks for itself.
There are numerous types of medical malpractice injuries. Some of the most common result from:
- Surgical error
- Improper use of a medical device
- Failure to diagnose cancer
- Hospital infections
- Medication & drug errors
- Birth Injury
- Failure to treat in a timely manner
- Undertrained medical staffing
- Nursing error
- Doctor malpractice
- Radiology error
- Dental or orthodontic error
- Hospital malpractice
- Misdiagnosis or delay in diagnosis
- Medication error
- Plastic surgery error
- Anesthesia negligence
- Brain injury
- Spinal cord injury
- Wrongful death
In order to succeed in your medical malpractice claim, you must seek a competent medical malpractice attorney as well as a medical expert who can correctly explain how a medical professional failed to perform his or her medical duties. Proving that a doctor, nurse or medical staff is legally responsible for your personal injury or damage is necessary to succeed with your medical malpractice claim.
Pennsylvania medical malpractice law allows more than one party to be held liable for medical malpractice negligence. Pennsylvania law permits a two year statute of limitations from the date that the injured party discovers their malpractice injury. Additionally, in Pennsylvania, there is no cap on the amount of damages a jury may award for a medical malpractice claim.
The Trapani Law Firm works with a team of highly respected medical experts in order to aggressively and tirelessly represent our medical malpractice clients. Malpractice typically occurs with procedures involving, anesthesia, birth injury, gastric bypass, hospital infections, medication errors, radiation overdose, allergies, failure to diagnose cancer, spinal abscess, tubing errors, heart attacks, fertility, ICU malpractice, meningitis, laser spine surgery, surgical staples, wrong-site surgery and brain injuries.
It is imperative that you seek immediate legal counsel if the professional negligence of a doctor, surgeon, nurse or medical staff has caused you injury or lead to the wrongful death of a loved one. Medical professionals and hospital staff may be legally and financially liable for damages suffered, including financial burden, personal injury, and pain and suffering. Our Allentown medical malpractice lawyers are available anytime for a free consultation.
The medical malpractice attorneys at The Trapani Law Firm handle cases throughout the entire state of Pennsylvania on a contingency basis, meaning you will not pay unless you are financially compensated. We have offices conveniently located across the state in Allentown, Easton, Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Scranton, and State College.
If you or a loved one has been injured due to medical malpractice, contact an Allentown medical malpractice lawyer at The Trapani Law Firm for a free consultation by calling (610) 351 – 2330 or contact us.
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