Reading Medical Malpractice Lawyer

An experienced Reading medical malpractice lawyer at the Trapani Law Firm can help if you or a loved one have been injured by medical negligence in Reading PA or Berks County Pennsylvania. We handle Reading medical malpractice lawsuits with Reading Hospital, Penn State Health St. Joseph and Wernersville State Hospital in Berks County PA. We litigate ER Negligence, Birth Injury, Cerebral Palsy, Cancer Misdiagnosis, Failure to Diagnose Cardiac Arrest, Hospital Infection, Reading Transvaginal Mesh lawsuits, and prescription drug negligence such as IVC Filter lawsuits. Our Reading medical malpractice attorneys are happy to meet you at any of the following locations: Reading Hospital 420 S. 5th Ave., West Reading, PA 19611, which is a 711-bed hospital and is a part of the Tower Health System. Wernersville State Hospital 160 Main St., Wernersville, PA 19565, which is a state owned psychiatric medical center with 266 beds. Or Penn State Health St. Joseph Medical Center 2500 Bernville Rd., Reading, PA 19605, which is a 204-bed general hospital part of the Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center Network. If you or a loved one is a victim of hospital or medical negligence call us today. We offer free consultations and are happy to meet you at your Reading home or hospital. An experienced Reading Medical malpractice lawyer can help answer all your questions today.

ER Negligence Attorney

Thousands of Pennsylvania residents are seen in the Emergency Room Department (ER) every day. Due to the hectic, faced-paced and often overcrowded emergency rooms (ER’s), you or a loved one may suffer severe personal injury and wrongful death in a reading medical malpractice accident. Delay in medical treatment is often due understaffing, constant interruptions, distractions, carelessness and exhaustion. Often a family member is in the ER waiting rooms for hours, not being admitted in a timely manner. Emergency room (ER) physicians often fail to properly diagnose the serious illness or injury leading to Reading medical negligence. Emergency room (ER) errors include delay in diagnosis, failure to order proper testing, incorrect interpretations of tests, failure to order medication and discharging patients with serious and life-threatening conditions and cancer misdiagnosis. Reading PA Medical errors can cause disastrous effects causing severe and permanent personal injury and Pennsylvania wrongful death. Recently a Pennsylvania patient died while left unattended for more than an hour in the hospitals emergency room (ER) waiting room. A family was awarded $8.4 Million for failure to treat a mother in a timely manner leaving her paralyzed with a traumatic brain injury (TBI). This medical malpractice can arise from a delay in childbirth causing devastating birth injuries, failure to diagnosis cancer of you or a family member, cardiac arrest misdiagnosis, and emergency room and hospital acquired infection (HAI). Call an experienced ER (Emergency Room) Reading Medical Malpractice Lawyer anytime for a free consultation.

Birth Injury Cerebral Palsy Lawyer

The Reading medical negligence of obstetricians, gynecologists and medical providers during pregnancy, labor, or delivery can cause devastating and permanent birth injuries and Pennsylvania wrongful death to you or a loved one. A common birth injury is Reading PA Cerebral Palsy. Medical malpractice can result in brain injuries leading to Cerebral Palsy. Cerebral palsy symptoms include impaired motor skills, muscle atrophy, seizures and traumatic brain injury. Brain injuries (TBI) are caused by deprivation of oxygen, dropping of a child, forcing an infant out of the vaginal canal incorrectly, and instrument-related misuse injury (forceps/vacuum extraction). These serious and permanent personal injuries usually result in a child being partially or entirely paralyzed for life. Brachial Plexus usually occurs as a result of a doctor incorrectly pulling a baby out of the vaginal canal. C-section related personal injury include fetal lacerations, oxygen deprivation, improper anesthesia use and maternal injury and infection. Erb’s palsy, a complicated brachial plexus injury occurs when the nerves in the upper arm rupture, causing full or partial paralysis in the ruptured arm. Call a Reading birth injury attorney anytime to discuss any Reading medical malpractice. Adverse effects are so severe, resulting in years of physical therapy, surgery, permanent disability, future medical expenses, pain and suffering and wrongful death of a loved one. Recently a jury verdict of $7 Million was awarded for a birth injury newborn, suffering significant traumatic brain injury (TBI) causing cerebral palsy and paralysis. The negligent misuse of forceps caused severe brain injury to the infant. If you’ve had a medical malpractice issue with Reading Pediatrics, we’re here to help. If you or a loved one has suffered a birth injury, call an experienced Reading Birth Injury Lawyer for a free malpractice consultation.

Reading Cancer Misdiagnosis Attorney

Our Reading cancer lawyers are here to help. With all the medical advances there has been an overwhelming success rate in curing most cancers. Cancers can quickly spread throughout the body. We are here to help after Reading failure to diagnose cancer medical negligence. The malignancy must be discovered in its early stage before it spreads. With today’s medical advances, routine physical examinations, mammograms, biopsy and diagnostic testing can detect even the earliest malignancies. Signs of cancer should not be ignored, including sudden weight loss, fatigue lumps in breasts or abnormal growths or lesions. Medical malpractice occurs if failure to diagnose cancer in Reading PA has contributed to a cancer delayed diagnosis. In 2018, a Pennsylvania woman was awarded $3.35 Million due to a radiologist dismissing evidence of breast cancer in a mammogram. Errors in diagnosing cancer malpractice can lead to serious and permanent personal injuries of a family member including loss of limbs, breasts, organs and Pennsylvania wrongful death. Common types of cancer misdiagnosed include prostate cancer, cervical cancer, ovarian cancer, lung cancer, mesothelioma cancer, brain cancer, skin cancer, colon cancer and breast cancer misdiagnosis. Call an experienced Reading Cancer Misdiagnosis anytime anytime for a free cancer malpractice consultation.

Cardiac Arrest Misdiagnosis Lawyer

Countless patients having heart attacks in Reading PA and are mistakenly sent home without adequate treatment each year. Those not hospitalized were most likely to suffer from cardiac arrest and suffer their wrongful death. A Reading doctor or physician’s misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose cardiac arrest can have catastrophic consequences and is considered Reading medical malpractice. Sudden loss of consciousness, breathing and lack of pulse caused by the heart stopping during a cardiac arrest deprives organs of blood, which can lead to Pennsylvania wrongful death. Warning signs may occur in the period before a cardiac arrest. Complaints can include chest pain, shortness of breath, weakness, dizziness, palpitations and nausea. Several potential causes of cardiac arrest are an abnormal heart rhythm, coronary heart disease, heart attack, stroke, pacemaker failure, choking, drug abuse, excessive alcohol consumption or a dramatic drop in blood pressure. Heart Attack Misdiagnosis can occur when physicians incorrectly diagnose another condition, such as heartburn, panic attack, acid reflux, failure to perform appropriate lab work, misinterpreting lab and test results, such as a coronary angiography or a computed tomography arteriogram. A doctor’s misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose can have horrible consequences for you or a loved one. The consequences Reading medical negligence cardiac arrest includes muscle death, permanent brain damage (TBI), pain and suffering, severe personal injury and Pennsylvania wrongful death. A Pennsylvania patient was recently awarded a $5 Million dollar settlement for a misdiagnosed cardiac arrest. Call an experienced Cardiac Arrest Misdiagnosis Lawyer anytime for a free medical malpractice consultation.

Reading Hospital Infection Lawyer

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in 25 hospital patients ends up with a hospital-acquired infection (HAI). Without immediate medical treatment, hospital infection can rapidly progress into bacteria invading the blood stream, circulating throughout the body, progressing to Septicemia/Sepsis and eventually septic shock. This leads to life-threatening organ failure, permanent personal injury and wrongful death of a loved one. An experienced Reading medical malpractice attorney can help. Recently, a $4.2 Million verdict was awarded to a Pennsylvania woman who developed pressure sores and was left untreated. A MRSA infection developed and she suffered a leg amputation. These infections can be acquired through surgical error, failing to take preventive measures, failing to administer appropriate prophylactic antibiotics following surgery and delayed medical diagnoses. Simple methods can dramatically reduce the incidence of hospital acquired infections (HAI) includes hand washing between patients, using gloves and properly sterilized medical equipment. Failure to address a hospital infection is considered Reading medical negligence. Infections can be acquired through surgical incisions. Serious hospital acquired infections (HAI’s) can cause septic shock, sepsis and even Pennsylvania wrongful death. Infections can slow the healing process, requiring more time in the hospital for you or a family member. Common bacteria in hospitals include staph bacteria, pseudomonas aeruginosa, klebsiella pneumonia, vancomycin-resistant enterococcus (VRE) and methicillin-resistant staph (MRSA). MRSA, often found in bed linen and hospital medical equipment is difficult to eradicate. MRSA can cause life-threatening bloodstream infections. Hospital infection can be responsible for ventilator associated pneumonia and catheter-associated infections. Call an experienced Reading hospital infection attorney anytime for a free medical consultation.

Reading Medical Malpractice Lawyers Near Me

Our Reading medical malpractice attorneys work on a contingency fee, meaning we don’t get paid unless we secure financial compensation or a Reading medical malpractice lawsuit settlement for our injured clients. Additionally, all consultations are completely free so please give us a call to discuss a possible Berks County medical malpractice lawsuit. The best Reading medical malpractice lawyers will have a track record of lawsuit settlement success and high moral character across the state of Pennsylvania. Our Reading medical negligence lawyers here to help get you and your family the justice and compensation they deserve.

Our Pennsylvania medical malpractice lawyers are happy to meet you in your home or local Reading hospital, if that is more convenient. Medical malpractice lawsuit information: Reading PA is a city in and the county seat of Berks County, Pennsylvania. The population of Reading PA is 88, 423 according to the 2017 census. Berks County Pennsylvania has a population of 417, 854 people. Major roadways near Reading PA include U.S. Route 422, U.S. Route 222, and I-176. Our lawyers stay up to date with all Reading lawsuit news by reading the Reading Eagle. We are also supporters of the Reading Phillies. Call the Reading medical malpractice attorneys at the Trapani Law Firm today to set up your free medical malpractice consultation: (610) 351 – 2330.

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Last Updated on April 27, 2022