Category: Medical Malpractice

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Discover the Top 9 Nursing Malpractice Cases in Pennsylvania

Nursing malpractice happens when a nurse fails to meet the standards we expect from a competent nurse or medical professional. That can lead to patient injury or death.  Nursing malpractice can lead to a nursing malpractice claim, which the attorneys at Ogg, Murphy & Perkosky, P.C. can help with. Medical malpractice claims can be complex, […]

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What is Considered Medical Malpractice? 

Patients place an implicit trust in their healthcare providers and the hospital and medical centers they entrust with their well-being. However, when medical negligence occurs, it can have a devastating impact in terms of physical injury, income loss, pain and suffering, emotional trauma, and other life-altering consequences for patients and their families. What Constitutes Medical […]

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Medical Malpractice Statistics 2022

What is Medical Malpractice? Medical malpractice occurs when a medical or healthcare professional deviates from the professional standards of care, resulting in injury or harm to the patient.  When someone sees a doctor, they have the right to be treated with care and diligence.  If you have been injured due to the negligent acts or […]

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What is the Pennsylvania medical malpractice statute of limitations?

Medical malpractice cases occur when medical professionals deviate from the professional standard of care in providing medical treatment and therefore cause injury to a patient. Every state in the United States has specific laws and procedures for filing civil lawsuits.  In particular, every state has a limitations deadline for when a suit can be filed.  […]

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What is a Wrongful Death case?

If you suffer the loss of a loved one due to a negligent or violent act of another, your family should not have to suffer financially. While no amount of compensation can undo a tragedy, if certain conditions are met, you may be able to file a lawsuit to recover damages for their death. This […]

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To avoid medical malpractice, sometimes you need to be your own advocate.

One of the most common types of medical malpractice involves the failure of a medical provider to timely diagnose and treat a patient’s heart disease. Heart disease generally refers to conditions that involve narrowed or blocked blood vessels, also known as “coronary arteriosclerosis” or “coronary artery disease,” which can lead to a heart attack or […]

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How much would you charge to handle my case?

At the outset, we offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case and help you determine how to move forward. From there, we will handle your case on a “contingency fee basis,” that means you only pay for our services if we make a financial recovery for you.  These recoveries typically come in the […]

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If a doctor misdiagnosed my medical condition, is that malpractice?

A common type of medical malpractice lawsuit involves a medical provider’s misdiagnosis of a patient’s medical condition or illness.  Depending on the situation, these types of cases can also be based upon a delay in diagnosis. In order to successfully establish a case, a patient needs to prove that their condition or illness worsened as […]

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Do I have a Medical Malpractice Case?

Sometimes it can be extremely difficult to determine if a doctor, a nurse, or a healthcare provider was negligent.  Sometimes it’s simple. Here are a few issues to consider as you discuss your case with an experienced medical malpractice attorney.   Was the doctor, nurse, or healthcare provider negligent? Medical malpractice occurs far more often than […]

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