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About Emergency Room Malpractice

September 16, 2019

Emergency rooms are chaotic – based on the high number of patients and, of course, the fact that some unexpected medical emergency has occurred. It should be no surprise that emergency rooms are one of the leading sources of medical errors and malpractice claims. It may be challenging at any given moment for doctors and […]

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Statistical Trends In Medical Malpractice Lawsuits: Payouts Increasing

September 12, 2019

Recent data released by the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB), a United States Department of Health and Human Services computer database, indicates that medical malpractice payout amounts throughout the country are increasing annually. In some states, these increases are over 100%. The NPDB’s annual report of medical malpractice payouts analyzes medical malpractice claims from 2004 through 2018, indicating important […]

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Statistical Trends In Medical Malpractice Lawsuits: Frequent Claims And Injuries

September 10, 2019

The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB), a computer database operated by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, recently issued its annual report that not only summarized medical malpractice payouts throughout the United States but other medical malpractice case trends as well. The report indicates that medical malpractice payout amounts in the United States […]

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Some Information About Pediatric Medical Malpractice

September 6, 2019

The first and foremost priority of the experienced personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys at Powell Law is to effectively and properly litigate a personal injury case. We always strive for our clients to receive a complete and total recovery for their damages. Injuries to children in a healthcare setting may be one of a […]

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PA Bill Introduced Allowing Doctors To Delegate Informed Consent

September 4, 2019

On June 12, 2019, the Pennsylvania General Assembly introduced Senate Bill No. 761. The Bill allows a physician to delegate the task of obtaining a patient’s informed consent to a qualified assistant. This Act was sponsored as a legislative response to a 2017 Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision which had ruled against delegation of this task by […]

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Medical Malpractice And Informed Consent

September 2, 2019

For most of the 20th Century and well into the current Century, Powell Law has held medical professionals accountable for their medical errors as it has litigated and settled countless medical malpractice cases. Powell Law lawyers have vast experience representing those affected by medical negligence. James F. Mundy, Esq. has nearly five decades of experience […]

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A Medical Malpractice Case Requires A Patient To Suffer Damages

August 29, 2019

Powell Law serves Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and surrounding areas with convenient office locations in Scranton, Stroudsburg, Moscow, and Taylor. James F. Mundy, Esq. is one of Pennsylvania’s most experienced malpractice lawyers and Powell Law’s leading litigator in actions involving medical malpractice. Powell Law offers experienced and effective legal representation in personal injury, medical malpractice, product liability, workers’ […]

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Common Medical Malpractice Cases: Prescription Errors

August 27, 2019

Properly litigating a personal injury case ensuring that our clients complete and total recovery of their losses is always the first and foremost priority of the experienced personal injury and medical malpractice attorneys at Powell Law. A qualified Powell Law attorney may evaluate the viability of a potential medical malpractice claim based on a prescription […]

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The Rights Of Nursing Home Residents: Miscellaneous Rights

August 23, 2019

Nursing home residents have several rights under Federal and Pennsylvania law. These rights include rights such as the right to make personal choices regarding medical treatment and daily personal routine. Other assorted rights include the right to be informed regarding circumstances involving the facility and, more importantly, the right to be informed of personal information […]

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