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December 7, 2023
BY: jordan

Medical malpractice is a distressing issue that affects countless individuals across Pennsylvania. When healthcare professionals, who are entrusted with our well-being, make mistakes or act negligently, the consequences are devastating. In this blog post, we’ll explore what medical malpractice is, common scenarios, and steps you can take to seek justice if you or a loved one has been a victim of medical negligence.

What is Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice is a legal concept that holds healthcare providers accountable for negligence or substandard care that results in harm to a patient. This can take various forms, including misdiagnosis, surgical errors, medication mistakes, birth injuries, and more. To establish a medical malpractice case, certain elements must be present:

Common Types of Medical Negligence

Medical malpractice can encompass a wide range of scenarios, including:

Seeking Justice for Medical Malpractice

If you suspect you or a loved one has been a victim of medical malpractice, here are steps to consider:

*Disclaimer: This blog post is intended for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. The information contained herein may not apply to all situations and may not reflect the most current legal developments. Individual circumstances vary and legal interpretation may change due to differing local, state, or federal laws and regulations. Therefore, this information should not be relied upon as a substitute for legal advice from a licensed attorney. Always consult us directly for advice regarding your individual situation. Use of this site and reading this blog post does not establish an attorney-client relationship between you and Paul Walker Law.