If you or a loved one needs an advocate in the courtroom, call the law firm of Scartelli Olszewski. We represent people of all ages in cases involving medical malpractice, elder abuse, nursing home negligence, and much more.
As a personal injury law firm in Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, we sue doctors, hospitals, nursing homes…basically anyone or anything with a license to provide health care. And in 30 years of practicing law, we have come to learn a few things. Take a look at the top 10 surefire tips we've compiled for health care workers to avoid ending up in court against us.
Anyone who has tried to get their own medical records knows it can be more of a pain than the condition that generated the records in the first place! The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has produced a remedy to lessen the bureaucratic red tape for patients who seek access to their medical records.
Have you ever wondered why some doctors have D.O. after their names and not M.D.? Is it a distinction without a difference? M.D.s are what most people think of when they are talking about a physician, and certainly they are more
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.
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.
Nursing homes have come a long way in the last 50 years. A wider range of facilities are available. Geriatric medicine and technology have advanced. Methods of treatment have evolved, and philosophies of caring for the elderly have undergone several rounds
Many of us have seen films or television shows in which intelligent robots rebel against their human creators, turning what was had been a great technological achievement into an existential threat to humanity. In 2015, these scenarios no longer belong entirely in the realm of science fiction; luminaries such as Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk have famously warned of the possible dangers of developing artificial intelligence.
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
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.