Over 20 Years as Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice Lawyers
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Medical Malpractice in Pennsylvania
Medical malpractice is a leading cause of death and injury not only in Pennsylvania, but in the United States. From hospital malpractice to physician negligence to medication errors, more than 225,000 people die and more than one million are injured each year as a result of adverse events associated with medical treatment. According to the Institute of Medicine, up to 98,000 of those deaths occur in hospitals. In addition to hospitals, medical mistakes resulting in death or serious injury can occur in a variety of settings, including doctors’ offices, emergency care centers, clinics, outpatient surgery centers, nursing homes, pharmacies and patients’ homes. Medical malpractice may involve medication errors, surgery, infection, delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis, treatment errors, equipment malfunctions, obstetrical mistakes, defective medical devices, defective drugs and lab report errors, among many others.
Scranton, Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice Lawyers
The best med mal Scranton lawyers of Scartelli Olszewski counsel and represent medical malpractice victims and their loved ones in numerous areas of malpractice, including:
- Anesthesia Errors
- Birth Trauma / Birth Injuries
- Cancer Cases
- Diagnosis Delay / Misdiagnosis / Failure to Diagnose
- Doctor and Hospital Mistakes and Infections
- Emergency Room Negligence
- Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) Cases Against the U.S. Veterans Administration
- Impaired Physician
- Medication Errors
- Obstetrical and Gynecological Malpractice
- Orthopedic Malpractice
- Plastic Surgery
- Radiology Errors
- Retained Sponge Cases
- Surgical Mistakes
- Wrong Site Surgery
Scartelli Olszewski’s Pennsylvania medical malpractice attorneys strive to secure maximum recoveries for medical malpractice victims and their families. Our experienced injury lawyers have advocated on behalf of injured patients and wrongful death claimants in state and federal courts, and alternative dispute resolution forums such as arbitrations and mediations. We conduct thorough investigations and carefully prepare complex medical malpractice cases to obtain the best possible results for our clients. Please reach out to us anytime.