Altoona Medical Malpractice Lawyers

altoona medical malpractice lawyers

Have you been injured due to medical malpractice in the Altoona, Pennsylvania area? Did a loved one suffer an injury caused by medical negligence on the part of a doctor, nurse, EMT, paramedic or the hospital? If so, you may be able to obtain benefits and financial compensation. Please let our Altoona medical malpractice lawyers perform a thorough, and free, review of your case.

The Altoona, Pennsylvania medical negligence attorneys on our team handle accident, injury, med mal and wrongful death claims on a contingency fee basis. This means they don’t assess or charge fees if they do not obtain compensation for you.

Hospitals In Altoona, Pennsylvania

There are 6 different hospitals in Altoona, PA which are: Altoona Medical Center, UPMC Altoona, Tyrone Hospital, Nason Hospital, Hollidaysburgh Medical Center and the James E. Van Zandt Veterans Administration Hospital. Our team of Pennsylvania medical negligence attorneys have successfully handled malpractice and negligence cases against all of them.

Common Medical Malpractice Claims

As there are many different medical issues a human being can face there are just as many medical procedures that can induce further illness, injury and wrongful death if the required standard of care is not adhered to.

Negligence claims can be filed against any healthcare provider for injuries due to:

  1. Anesthesia errors
  2. Errors and mistakes related to diagnosing
  3. Infections contracted while in hospital
  4. Medication mistakes
  5. Surgical procedures
  6. Wrongful death

Our Altoona medical malpractice lawyers want you to know that they possess many years experience helping victims who have suffered due to medical negligence or malpractice.

Compensation In Pennsylvania Malpractice Claims

Medical negligence cases, which must be filed within 2 years of date of injury or death per Pennsylvania medical malpractice statute of limitations, can give various benefits and ways to get compensated.

Factors that are taken into consideration can be decreased income as you are unable to work, medical care costs related to the accident or injury, the short term and long term implications of your life after the accident. if the quality of your life is diminished due to the accident then pain and suffering compensation may constitute the bulk of your Pennsylvania med mal case.

Injuries Caused By Medical Malpractice

When a doctor screws up, even a seemingly minor error or mistake, the patient can suffer significant injury, illness and many doctor negligence occurrences end in death. Medical mistakes often lead to amputations, infections, brain injury, spinal cord injury, organ damage, heart attacks, stroke, cancer, seizures, central nervous system injuries and wrongful death.

Contact Our Altoona Medical Malpractice Lawyers

With offices in Pittsburgh our Altoona medical malpractice lawyers will happily come to you to discuss your case. Also, due to COVID they also now offer remote consults via Zoom and other platforms. The case reviews are free and they charge nothing if they do not recover for you.

Serving all of Pennsylvania including Altoona, Pittsburgh, Erie, State College, Allentown, Philadelphia, York, Harrisburg, Gettysburg, Bethel Park, McKeesport, Monroeville, Easton and Bethlehem.