Firm Articles

Checklists and communication trainings: Improving postoperative care

Communication is Most Critical Piece to Reduce Medical Errors

Cervical Cancer Impacting Young Women

The Womer Decision: Outrageous!

Two Disease

Treating DRS – Issues

Summary of M-Care Act 1802

Basic Principles of Structured Settlements

O.J. Simpson and the JFK Assassination – Lessons to be Learned

Proposed Rule of Evidence 702: Can You Prove That the Earth is Round?

New Year’s Resolutions 2002

Prior Inconsistent Statements Under PA Law

PIGA Potpourri

PIGA Loses Big Offset Case

PIC: Poster Boys for Bad Behavior

The Periodic Payment Rule: UGHH!

The Periodic Payment Rule: Problems, Problems, Problems!

Settling Personal Injury Claims for Minors, Decedents, and Incompetents

Evidence Law: Comparing the Pennsylvania Rules to the Federal Rules

New Year’s Resolutions 2000

The Malpractice “Crisis:” Separating Myth From Reality

House Bill 2210: Summary and Analysis

Maximize Your Coverage

Using a Learned Treatise at Trial

Let’s Talk… Via List-Serve

Do Jurors Favor Doctors or Plaintiffs?

Joint Tortfeasor Releases: Is There Change in the Wind?

Joint Tortfeasor Releases: Practical Answers to Practical Questions

Joint Tort Releases: Confusion Reigns!

It’s Never Over ‘Til It’s Over

IRS Makes Structured Settlements More Secure

Prior Inconsistent Statement

Who is the Ideal Expert Witness?

You Say Yes, I Say No

Under the Radar in Harrisburg

What is the Future of the M-Care Fund?

Expansion of Informed Consent: The Duttry Case

Enough is Enough!

Diminished Earning Capacity: How Much Proof Do You Need?

Don’t Overlook the 702(e) Release

The Driver and the Doctor: Are They Joint Tortfeasors?

Do I Put the Doctor on the Witness Stand?

Negligent Infliction of Emotional Distress: What Must You Prove?

Discovery Depositions of Experts: A Good or Bad Thing?

Direct Examination of the Expert Witness: 10 Basic Rules

The Daubert Irony

Daubert Hearings Should Apply Daubert Rules

Damage Caps and Frivvolous Lawsuits – Say What?

Archie Cox: Public Servant, Private Man

Comparative Fault: The Dilemma Posed in Negligence / 402A Cases

Certificate of Merit: Finally Some Relief!

CAT Fund Confidentiality: Good or Bad?

Beware the PHICO “Gap”

Reargument Granted in Baker v. Hughes

Bad Faith Liability: Why Not the CAT Fund?

How Medical Malpractice Causes Birth Injuries

Doctors Overlooking Test Results

Screening and Investigation of Medical Malpractice Cases

The New Med Mal Law: Summary and Analysis

The Real Med Mal Crisis

New Medical Malpractice Law Takes Effect

Medical Malpractice in the Age of Bankruptcy

Study Suggests More Malpractice Claims Occurring with Outpatient Treatments

Debate Over Removal of Online Malpractice Database

Bariatric surgery patients face potentially deadly surgical error risks

Study: Failure to diagnose cancer is not uncommon

Pennsylvania hospitals resistant to surgical black boxes

Why an attorney is essential if you’ve been injured because of medical negligence

New Medicare payment guidelines could reduce medical errors

Study examines common emergency room errors, causes

Could operating room recordings help curtail deadly mistakes?

What you should know about hospital-acquired infections

Report: Research shows medical mistakes are a leading cause of death

Shortcuts in delivery room increase risk of birth injuries

Proper diagnosis is vital for timely and effective treatment

Understanding the elements of Pennsylvania medical malpractice claims

Study: left-behind items occur twice in each hospital each year

Report finds unnecessary surgeries plague many thousands each year

Hard-to-Read IV labels put patients at risk, study determines

Reducing the chances of a medical error

What should you look for if you suspect an elder is being abused?

Reports conflicted on PA nursing home fines and quality of care

Study: Surgical errors may be profitable for hospitals

Hospital ranking shows that Pennsylvania lags behind in safety

Is a second medical opinion necessary?

Medication errors: Prevention strategies for patients