Category: Personal Injury

Can You Sue Kaiser Permanente?

Posted in Medical Malpractice,Personal Injury on March 12, 2019

Kaiser Permanente is one of the United States’ largest not-for-profit health plans, comprising dozens of hospitals and millions of members. For the most part, medical personnel across the country provide care at or exceeding the standard of care expected by their patients, but when patients suffer injury as the result of substandard care, they may… read more

Can I Sue My Doctor for Emotional Distress?

Posted in Medical Malpractice,Personal Injury on December 21, 2018

Medical malpractice is a serious violation of a patient’s right to proper care. Depending on the nature of the malpractice situation, a negligent physician could cause a patient to experience severe or permanent injuries. A patient could suffer significant emotional distress as a result of the doctor’s mistake or oversight, especially if the negligence will… read more

What Are the Chances of Winning a Medical Malpractice Suit?

Posted in Medical Malpractice,Personal Injury on December 17, 2018

A medical malpractice lawsuit can result in restitution for an injured patient’s medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, and other damages. A successful lawsuit can give a patient the financial stability he or she needs to move on after a damaging medical mistake or act of negligence. Deciding whether to file a claim can… read more

What Constitutes Medical Negligence?

Posted in Medical Malpractice,Personal Injury on December 10, 2018

Medical negligence is the central issue involved in medical malpractice claims in Pennsylvania. It refers to one of four main elements a patient needs to present a claim against a physician or other healthcare provider. It is, strictly speaking, the main required legal element of a valid medical malpractice claim. Knowing what may constitute medical… read more

Can Doctors Legally Lie to Patients?

Posted in Medical Malpractice,Personal Injury on December 3, 2018

Doctors owe the highest standards of care to their patients. The medical industry controls what a doctor can and cannot do within his or her professional capacity during patient care. Part of a doctor’s professional duty is to be honest with patients. This involves specific responsibilities, such as receiving informed consent from a patient and… read more