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Medical Malpractice Law Firm Asks: Are Stem Cell Treatments Too Good to Be True?

In this age of advanced medical discoveries, the use of stem cells as a potential treatment for various debilitating illnesses has become more and more possible. Stem cells have the ability to multiply and convert into various different cell types during

By | October 13th, 2016|Doctor and Hospital Mistakes and Infections, Injury Attorneys PA, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Medical Malpractice Law Firm Asks: Are Stem Cell Treatments Too Good to Be True?

Top 5 Questions About Medical Malpractice in Pennsylvania

Many misunderstandings persist about what actually constitutes a medical malpractice case in Pennsylvania. Read on to find our answers to the top five most commonly asked medical malpractice case questions in Pennsylvania.

By | December 21st, 2015|Diagnosis Delay / Misdiagnosis / Failure to Diagnose, Doctor and Hospital Mistakes and Infections, Injury Attorneys PA, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Top 5 Questions About Medical Malpractice in Pennsylvania

Medical Malpractice Case Filings in PA Continue to Fall

Tell PA state legislators that “tort reform” isn’t reform at all and that you oppose it in any disguise. And if you or a loved one has been injured or killed as the result of a medical error, call the experienced Scranton medical malpractice attorneys at Scartelli Olszewski.

Surgical Outcome Registries Would Protect, Empower Patients

Does surgery work? That may seem like an odd question. Of course surgery works, you might think. People have surgery all the time. Doctors wouldn’t perform surgical procedures if they didn’t help, right? Those are reasonable responses, but the fact is

By | July 30th, 2015|Doctor and Hospital Mistakes and Infections, Injury Attorneys PA, Medical Malpractice, Obstetrical and Gynecological Malpractice, Surgical Mistakes|Comments Off on Surgical Outcome Registries Would Protect, Empower Patients

When Medical Mistreatment Proves Fatal

The legal team at Scartelli Olszewski has the knowledge and experience to identify and thoroughly investigate medical malpractice. We can recognize the difference between an unfortunate downturn in a patient’s health and a mismanaged course of treatment that could indicate negligence in medical treatment.

By | May 21st, 2015|Diagnosis Delay / Misdiagnosis / Failure to Diagnose, Doctor and Hospital Mistakes and Infections, Injury Attorneys PA|Comments Off on When Medical Mistreatment Proves Fatal

Pediatrics Study: 1 in 3 NICU Deaths Preventable

If you or someone in your family has recently experienced the death of an infant child, please accept our deepest sympathies. When you’re ready, the Pennsylvania medical malpractice attorneys at Scartelli Olszewski would like to hear your baby’s story. Not every infant child’s death can be prevented, but some of them can. Your experience might help us prevent the same thing from happening to another baby.

By | April 23rd, 2015|Birth Trauma / Birth Injuries, Doctor and Hospital Mistakes and Infections, Injury Attorneys PA, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Pediatrics Study: 1 in 3 NICU Deaths Preventable

Wilkes-Barre Hospital Among 39 PA Hospitals Fined for Preventable Medical Errors

Nobody wants to go to the hospital. Everyone who does, however, shares two common goals: spend as little time there as possible, and leave in better condition than when they arrived. Federal authorities recently have begun to crack down on hospitals

By | April 9th, 2015|Doctor and Hospital Mistakes and Infections, Injury Attorneys PA, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Wilkes-Barre Hospital Among 39 PA Hospitals Fined for Preventable Medical Errors