July 01, 2019
A bowel or colon perforation is a serious surgical complication that can result in lifelong pain and suffering or death if not addressed immediately. Bowel perforation is a risk with some surgical procedures including colonoscopy, laparoscopic procedures, hysterectomy, appendectomy, and other…
March 08, 2017
A significant number of medical malpractice cases are due to misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis of a medical condition. Lack of a correct diagnosis can lead to incorrect or delayed treatment, worsening of a patient’s condition, and in severe cases, resulting in death. In a case of misdiagnosis, the…
April 18, 2016
 Philadelphia Common Pleas Court has added roughly $1.3 million to the $10.1 million verdict that Andy Stern and Elizabeth Crawford won last November in a late diagnosed meningitis case. Delay damages are interest that begin to accrue starting one year after a lawsuit is filed. The case involved an…
September 15, 2015
Kline & Specter has litigated and is currently handling multiple prostate cancer cases. With more than 30 attorneys, five of whom are also doctors, we have the expertise to handle your prostate cancer lawsuit. In one case, a patient had a recurrence of prostate cancer and ultimately died due  …
July 22, 2015
Melanoma develops in the skin cells that produce melanin, the pigment that gives color to your skin. It is the most serious type of skin cancer. The cancerous growths develop when unrepaired DNA damage occurs to the skin cells that lead to rapid multiplication and the formation of malignant tumors…
May 29, 2015
A spinal hematoma or epidural hematoma is a collection of blood that presses on the spinal cord or nearby nerves. Bleeding into the epidural space can be caused by an epidural injection, back trauma, lumbar puncture, anticoagulant medication, traumatic fall or a catastrophic injury or accident.…
May 27, 2015
Our Pennsylvania accident attorneys understand that the day your teenager receives his or her driver's license is a milestone for that young person as well as for you as a parent. But the very real danger that teen drivers pose to themselves and the people with whom they share the roads means a…
April 25, 2015
It has been estimated that missed, incorrect, or delayed diagnoses affect as much as five percent of—or 12 million—medical cases within the United States annually. Of those, about half of all diagnosis errors are harmful. For instance, a late or missed diagnosis of cancer can lead to a spread of…
February 06, 2015
Approximately 1.3 million people are diagnosed with cancer each year, and misdiagnosis is not uncommon. Last year, tissue samples from 6,000 cancer patients across the country were reviewed by researchers at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. It was determined that one out of every 71 cases…