Just over four years ago, a Northampton County teen athlete began complaining of shortness of breath and weakness during basketball practice. The 15-year-old was taken to an emergency room at a local hospital in Easton, where he was treated for what his physician believed was an asthma attack. He was released, but he went into cardiac arrest and died the next day. When Pennsylvania residents suffer harm due to a medical professionals’ negligence, they or their loved ones are typically entitled to file a medical malpractice suit against the responsible party or parties.
Nearly six years after an out-of-state man allegedly suffered heart damage, an out-of-state jury recently began the process of deliberation to answer the question of who will be held accountable for the man’s injury. The man alleges he suffered heart damage due to the fact that a local hospital failed to send his blood test results to his doctor. When Pennsylvania individuals believe they are medical malpractice victims, typically, they seek out the help of an experienced personal injury attorney in order to gain legal guidance.
A medical malpractice suit brought on by an out-of-state man for medical negligence that cost him his leg resulted in the man collecting the suit’s award recently. The 28-year-old man received $2.1 million for economic as well as non-economic losses incurred as a result of the medical malpractice. When residents in Pennsylvania suffer harm due to medical negligence, typically they are entitled to file a medical malpractice suit against the responsible party or parties.
A driver in a car accident that took the life of a young woman was recently charged in connection with the fatal crash. An 18-year-old Belleville woman was behind the wheel when an accident occurred that killed a 20-year-old Bloomfield woman. When fatal car accidents like these occur due to a driver’s negligence, loved ones of the deceased are typically entitled to file a wrongful death suit against the party or parties believed responsible.
One woman was killed and three other people were injured recently after they were struck by a car. Police say that the out-of-state woman was outside of her car on Interstate 78 when she was hit; the incident occurred on a Friday in late December in Lehigh Valley. When Pennsylvania residents are killed in car accidents that were the result of another individual’s negligence, their loved ones are typically entitled to file a wrongful death claim against the responsible party or parties, depending on the degree of liability of each party.
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An out-of-state jury recently returned a $1.5 million verdict in a medical malpractice lawsuit. An out-of-state carpenter as well as his wife were the plaintiffs. The man’s health was severely affected after a resident working at an medical center failed to properly diagnose him. When medical malpractice like this occurs, Pennsylvania residents are entitled to file a claim for damages against the party or parties believed to have acted or performed their duties negligently.
A man, as well as the company he worked for, was recently ordered to pay nearly $32 million to a family whose boy was killed by the man in a car accident that took place in 2012. The Kittanning man was driving a truck and crashed into the family’s car. When fatal car accidents like these occur in Pennsylvania, the victims’ families may be entitled to file a wrongful death claims against the party or parties responsible.
A car accident took the life of a couple in Bucks County recently. The fatal crash occurred on a recent Tuesday evening earlier this month. When car accidents occur that result in Pennsylvania residents’ deaths, their loved ones are sometimes entitled to file wrongful death claims.
A three-vehicle accident that occurred recently in Montgomery County took the life of one individual and injured three others. Authorities say that the accident took place around 12:00 p.m. on a recent Wednesday in November in Franconia Township. When Pennsylvania residents are injured or killed in car accidents due to the negligence of another driver, they — or, in the case of a fatality, their loved ones — are typically entitled to file a personal injury claim — or wrongful death claim — against the party believed responsible.