Category: Medical Negligence Blog

Nancy Winkler and Dan Jeck Participated in Panel Discussion Regarding the Ethics of Mediating a Medical Malpractice Case

Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C., shareholders Nancy Winkler and Dan Jeck were panelists during an April 19 Philadelphia Association of Defense Counsel presentation titled “Mediating a Medical Malpractice Case: Some Ethics Considerations.” The panel explored the aspects of mediating a medical malpractice case that raise ethical considerations, such as the scope of an […]

Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck Secures Multimillion-Dollar Settlement for the Family of a Woman Who Died From an Undiagnosed Small Bowel Obstruction

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Nancy Winkler and Brian Hall recently secured a confidential multimillion-dollar settlement in a malpractice lawsuit on behalf of the family of a 56-year-old woman who died from a small bowel obstruction. The obstruction went undiagnosed when she was examined at the defendant hospital’s emergency room by the defendant treating physician. The mother of four and […]

Can I Sue for Medical Malpractice if I Was Harmed During a Clinical Trial?

Clinical trials are a great way to test new treatments and advance medicine. However, when healthcare providers are not careful, they may injure patients during a clinical trial. Our malpractice lawyers are here to help protect your rights if you’re injured during a clinical trial. What Is a Clinical Trial? A clinical trial tests a […]

Eisenberg, Rothweiler, Winkler, Eisenberg & Jeck, P.C., Secures Multimillion-Dollar Settlement in Failure to Diagnose Case

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Dan Jeck and Josh Schwartz recently resolved a lawsuit on behalf of a client who brought suit against a number of healthcare providers in the Philadelphia area alleging that their medical malpractice led to her husband’s death. Dan and Josh, along with a team of top-notch medical experts from across the country, asserted that the […]

Seven-Figure Settlement Secured for Client Disfigured in Botched Breast Reduction Surgery

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Dan Jeck and Josh Schwartz recently secured a seven-figure settlement for a client whose botched breast reduction surgery left her disfigured, permanently in pain, and emotionally scarred. Our client alleged that the surgeon who performed the procedure committed malpractice by failing to properly plan for it and by failing to properly address post-surgery issues such […]

$109 Million Verdict in Medical Malpractice Suit

Woman Who Left Hospital without Hands or Feet Due to Botched Operation Receives $109 Million Verdict in Medical Malpractice Suit A Florida woman’s routine trip to the hospital turned into a life-changing nightmare. According to Fox 13, Lisa-Marie Carter, a former Department of Defense analyst finally succeeded in holding her doctor liable for a mistake […]

Could Physician Burnout Cause Your Doctor to Make a Medical Error?

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Medical errors are the third leading cause of death in America behind heart disease and cancer. These errors are also often preventable, so healthcare professionals have put great effort into bringing the instances of errors down. However, are some of these efforts misplaced? If so, could this lead to more medical malpractice? Should Physician Burnout […]

Four Types of Medical Errors in Emergency Rooms

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Medical errors can occur in any type of outpatient or inpatient setting. Emergency rooms are a health care setting where medical errors can occur. There are several theories as to why medical errors are more common in emergency rooms than other health care settings. Overcrowding is one possible reason. Regardless of the cause, it is […]

What are the Worst Mistakes During Surgery?

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Medical errors are responsible for an estimated 251,000 to 440,000 deaths in the US each year. An incorrect diagnosis, surgical mistake or medication error could lead to a serious injury or death during your next visit to the hospital. Surgical mistakes are a type of medical error that affects thousands of patients each year. Some […]

Could a Flu Misdiagnosis Be Medical Malpractice?

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The US is experiencing its worst flu season in decades. Tens of thousands of people have been hospitalized after developing the common viral infection. However, there have also been reports of deaths caused by separate illnesses that were believed to be cases of the flu. Numerous health conditions cause “flu-like symptoms”, even diabetes. When the […]