Woman boarding a SEPTA bus

Common Reasons for SEPTA Accidents

Making use of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) can be a great way to get around. SEPTA offers commuters bus, trolley, train, and subway routes for their travels. It is usually safe, but accidents do happen. SEPTA accidents most commonly involve buses, but all of the different transportation methods can be involved in accident […]

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Couple meeting attorney to discuss negligent security claim.

What Is a Negligent Security Claim?

If a person is injured because this duty has been violated, then he or she may be able to seek compensation from the person tasked with maintaining the property. This category of personal injury claims is referred to as “premises liability.” One of the most common kinds of premises liability claims involve slip and falls. […]

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Emergency room in a hospital.

Emergency Room Malpractice

Your treating medical providers owe you, their patient, a duty of care right from the start. This is true when you walk into your primary care doctor’s visit, it is true when you are getting lab work done, and it is true if you need emergency treatment in a hospital emergency room. While emergency rooms […]

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Doctor prescribing the wrong medication.

Errors in Medication Prescriptions and Dosages

Doctors and other medical professionals have a duty to patients to provide them with a certain standard of care in all aspects of treatment. This includes prescribing and dispensing both the proper dosage and type of medication. When healthcare professionals fail to provide patients with the requisite standard of care, there is an error in […]

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Group of surgeons performing a wrong-site surgery.

Wrong-Site Surgery

Surgery is a big deal. It is a major medical procedure where you are trusting your doctor and a team of medical professionals with cutting into your body in the name of improving your health in one way or another. This is a substantial amount of trust. Think about the anxiety a person feels going […]

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Nurse in a blurred out emergency room.

Common Emergency Room Errors

Hospital emergency rooms are often chaotic. They can be crowded. They can be understaffed. They can be overwhelming. All this considered, it may not surprise you to hear that medical mistakes are all too common in emergency room settings. Because they are common, however, it does not mean that they are acceptable. In fact, mistakes […]

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Stethoscope and gavel, representing medical malpractice

Damages Available in a Medical Malpractice Case

A medical malpractice claim allows a person who has been harmed by medical negligence to seek compensation for the losses they have sustained. A victim of substandard medical care can needlessly suffer permanent, painful, and debilitating health consequences all because a doctor or other medical professional failed to provide them with the level of care […]

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