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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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The Rights Of Nursing Home Residents: Physical Treatment

August 21, 2019

Federal and Pennsylvania law grant nursing home residents many valuable, important rights. Family members and friends of residents must remain watchful for action or conduct by a nursing home that violates these rights that are essential to maintaining a higher quality of life. These rights are primarily derived from the Nursing Home Reform Act of […]

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Rights Of Nursing Home Residents: Privacy & Dignity

August 19, 2019

In this week’s blogs, we’ll discuss the rights of nursing home residents. If you have a family member or friend residing in a Pennsylvania nursing home, it is necessary to always maintain a vigilant watch for any actions by facility personnel that may violate the rights of residents. Laws enacted by Congress (Nursing Home Reform […]

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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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