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Study Reveals 1/3 of Medical Malpractice Claims Involve Diagnostic Errors

August 15, 2019

It is not uncommon for medical professionals to make errors. As the following article demonstrates, it is comparatively too common for medical professionals to make diagnostic errors, which include the failure to diagnose an illness or condition, as well as the misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis of an illness or condition. If you believe that you […]

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Common Medical Malpractice Cases: Diagnostic Errors

August 13, 2019

In 1906, well over a century ago, James Powell, Sr. founded a law firm to serve the residents of Northeastern Pennsylvania, mainly the burgeoning towns of Scranton and Wilkes-Barre. Today, Powell Law serves a far greater metropolitan area with offices in Scranton, Stroudsburg, Moscow, and Taylor. With nearly fifty years of experience, James F. Mundy, […]

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Medical Malpractice And Hospital-Acquired Infections

August 9, 2019

Many of Powell Law’s attorneys have vast experience representing those affected by medical errors. James F. Mundy, Esq. has nearly five decades of experience in legal matters involving medical malpractice and defective medical devices. Medical malpractice may arise from many distinct types of medical errors, one of which is an environment of bacteria, germs, and […]

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Powell Law Holds Medical Professionals Accountable

August 7, 2019

It is just a fact of everyday living that medical professionals make mistakes. These errors may be costly to individuals and their families in many ways, not just financially. Medical mistakes that rise to the level of medical malpractice may have consequences that are severe, tragic, and long-lasting. For over a century, Powell Law has […]

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What Is A Designated Health Care Provider List?

August 1, 2019

If you have legal questions about a possible personal injury or workers’ compensation claim, and you need answers, the attorneys at Powell Law have the necessary expertise and experience to answer all of your questions. Powell Law’s unsurpassed qualifications make it an obvious choice for representation in a personal injury or workers’ compensation case in […]

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Does The Law Punish A Tortfeasor?

July 29, 2019

Compensation for damages and restoration of the status quo are the two most important principles of tort law. Governmental bodies enact laws that designate certain wrongs as criminal acts to protect citizens. Many acts that result in harm to other persons are not crimes. The act of a motorist behaving negligently and causing a motor […]

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You May Be Eligible For Social Security Benefits

July 25, 2019

Pursuant to the Social Security Act (the “Act”, the Social Security Administration (“SSA”) administers Federal assistance programs for people with disabilities. If you have a “disability” as defined under the Act and meet medical requirements, you may qualify for benefits under either the Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) program or the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) […]

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Employers Must Keep Electronic Records of Workplace Injuries

July 23, 2019

Since January 1, 2015, the Occupational Safety and Health Act and the Occupational Safety And Health Administration (both often referred to collectively as “OSHA”) have required employers to report all severe work-related injuries. OSHA also requires employers to submit electronic records related to injury and illness records in their workplace. Although no provision of the […]

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Obtaining The Medical Records Of A Deceased Family Member

July 19, 2019

Of course, it is always difficult to deal with the loss of a loved one. Sadly, it is a fact of life that people die from events such as motor vehicle accidents and incidents of medical malpractice. Depending on the circumstances, there are certain actions that must be completed for survivors to achieve the finality […]

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