Tag Archives: Medical Malpractice Attorney

Preventing Harm to Patients should be Priority #1 for Healthcare Providers

Posted in Medical Malpractice

A recent BMJ (British Medical Journal) study listed medical errors as the third leading cause of death in the United States. The BMJ recommends that healthcare providers make prevention of patient harm the top healthcare priority and institute policy and procedure changes directed toward that objective. The study points out that the medical cause of… Continue Reading

The Benevolent Gesture Act

Posted in Legal Updates, Medical Malpractice, Personal Injury

In 2013, the Pennsylvania legislature passed “The Benevolent Gesture Medical Professional Liability Act”, which is colloquially referred to as “The Apology Law”.  This statute allows a health care provider to apologize to a patient for a mistake or perceived mistake, or a bad outcome, without fear that the apology will be used against the health… Continue Reading

New Book Reveals Startling Medical Malpractice Findings

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A new book, Medical Malpractice: By the Numbers, published by the Center for Justice & Democracy at New York University Law School, revels several startling findings regarding our healthcare system and medical malpractice.  According to the press release issued by Center for Justice & Democracy, among the many findings are: Medical malpractice insurance companies are… Continue Reading