Medical Malpractice Attorneys – Lawsuits in Pennsylvania Are Down

New rules were enacted in 2002 by the Pennsylvania high court in an attempt to limit "frivolous" medical malpractice lawsuits. In 2010, medical malpractice litigation against hospitals and doctors in Pennsylvania dropped to the lowest point since the adoption of the new guidelines. The new standards within the state are supposed to ensure that all the medical negligence cases that reach trial are legitimate, as opposed to dubious, claims. Medical malpractice attorneys believe plaintiffs will still be able to acquire just compensation for medical malpractice because more of the judicial resources will be available to the deal with stronger … [Read more...]

Medical Malpractice Attorneys Support Disclosure of Dr. Insurance Info

The Georgia House recently passed an interesting bill which would make it mandatory for physicians to reveal their malpractice insurancestatus; whether or not they are insured. House Bill 147 still needs to be approved by both the State Senate and Governor Nathan Deal. The House passed the bill by a vote of 150 to 20 without anyone speaking in opposition. Medical malpractice attorneys believe the passage of this bill would be a strong step forward for patients who would now be able to find out if their treaters would be covered in the event of medical negligence. The Assumption that All Doctors Have Malpractice Insurance is … [Read more...]

NJ and PA Lawyers: Birth Defect Surgery is a Costly Solution

With the healthcare field constantly changing it is difficult to pinpoint the exact price of surgical procedures. However, it can be assumed that most surgeries will be expensive, whether you or your insurance company is paying the bulk of the fee. Birth defects surgery is no exception. These procedures can be just as costly as others. Topamax, the popular migraine and epilepsy medication, may increase the risks of cleft lip and cleft palate birth defects. The potential harm to a newborn child may also be accompanied by a major hit to your wallet. Birth Defect Surgery is Increasingly Costly Healthcare Blue Book states that cleft lip … [Read more...]

DePuy Hip Recall Lawyers Lists 4 Things Patients Should Know

If you are a victim of the DePuy hip recall, there are few things you should know: 1. Not all DePuy hip implants are being recalled. As a New Jersey and Philadelphia DePuy hip recall lawyer, I get many telephone calls and emails from patients who have had hip replacements. As we posted on December 2, 2010, only certain DePuy hip implants are subject to the recall. Please click on the next link to read whether or not your hip implant is part of the DePuy hip recall. 2. Your implant will need to be replaced whether or not you are having symptoms. We are often asked, "Do I need to have my DePuy hip implant replaced if I’m not … [Read more...]

DePuy Hip Recall Lawyers Warn Against Johnson & Johnson’s Tactics

If you are one of the 93,000 patients affected by the defective DePuy hip recall, you should expect to receive an unwanted telephone call from a DePuy hip recall insurance adjuster paid for by DePuy Orthopaedics and their parent company, Johnson & Johnson. DePuy Insurance Adjusters Trained to Cheat You This insurance adjuster is a trained professional working on behalf of DePuy Orthopaedics and Johnson & Johnson to reduce your potential exposure to damages. While they may seem to be concerned for your well being and deeply apologetic for issues arising from the hip recall, these skilled claims adjusters are following a careful … [Read more...]

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Fight Scheme

Did you know that nursing home abuse can be lucrative? Insurance companies do! The economy is struggling. You and I, our families and friends, even big companies are struggling to stay alive in a toxic economic climate. The difference is, these insurance companies have corporate shareholders to keep at bay. Their answer? Cash in on nursing home residents' insurance policies of course! Nursing home abuse against scheme to make death profit Remember when Ebenezer Scrooge died and his house cleaner sold his stuff to cash in? Well, insurance companies and nursing homes are now scheming to do the same to residents. It involves encouraging … [Read more...]

AIG – Arrogant, Ignorant, and Grossly Immoral

We have all read the headlines over the past months worthy of making an individual sick. Constantly we are told of how drastically irresponsible some insurance and financial institutions have been with the bailout money they have received from the Federal Government. At the top of that list sits AIG. You may remember this, from an article in the Washington Post, dated October 8th, 2008: Only one day after it was revealed that AIG had sprung for a $440,000 spa vacation shortly after getting an $84 billion government-loan bailout comes this report: The government is loaning AIG another $38 billion. If that wasn’t enough to make you gag, … [Read more...]