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Fewer Malpractice Cases

Chester County Medical Malpractice Lawyers Discusses Fewer Malpractice Cases but Higher Rewards Successfully proving a medical malpractice claim is more difficult than ever before. But for those that succeed, the payouts can be significant. According to a recent Harvard Medical School study, the number of successful medical malpractice claims has declined 63 percent from 1992[…] Read More

Hernia Mesh

Two well-known composite mesh manufacturers, Ethicon Physiomesh and Atrium C-Qur, are being investigated over claims their products have presented serious health complications when used for hernia repair. Issues of infection, failure of the product, and the need for additional surgery are the primary problems with these two types of composite mesh. Though both manufacturers have[…] Read More

Wrongful Death

Wrongful death lawsuits serve to provide financial relief to family members whose loved one has died due to negligence or carelessness. They provide surviving family members with compensation to cover certain financial expenses including medical bills, funeral expenses, and loss of future income. Wrongful death lawsuits arise out events involving negligence related to medical malpractice,[…] Read More

Apology Laws

Apology laws are designed to reduce medical malpractice lawsuits by allowing doctors to convey their apologies to victims and their families injured by medical mistakes. Apology laws were enacted to encourage greater communication between doctors and patients by excluding physician apologies from malpractice trials. However, recent research conducted by Vanderbilt University suggests these laws may[…] Read More