Medical Malpractice

New Jersey and Pennsylvania Birth Injury Attorneys, Medical Malpractice Attorneys

When a medical rofessional's negligent actions or inactions cause injury or death, they may be held liable for their failure to provide appropriate care. Medical malpractice claims require aggressive, experienced attorneys with the knowledge and resources to properly investigate and prepare your case. In New Jersey and Pennsylvania, the medical malpractice attorneys at Winegar, Wilhelm, Glynn & Roemersma have more than 75 years combined legal experience, and they work with a dedicated support staff to help you recover maximum compensation for your injuries.

    Anesthesiology

    When an anesthesiologist administers an improper amount or type of medication, fails to properly monitor a sedated patient, or makes other errors that lead to medical complications, the results can be serious or even fatal. Medical negligence on the part of the anesthesiologist significantly increases the risks associated with even the most routine procedures. For complicated medical malpractice cases involving anesthesia mistakes, it is important to contact an experienced attorney as soon as possible to ensure that your rights are protected.

    Birth Injury

    If a physician or other medical professional fails to act in an appropriate and timely manner before, during, or immediately after the birth of a child, preventable injuries may occur. Brain damage, cerebral palsy, Erb's palsy, shoulder dystocia, and other types of birth injury can have lifelong consequences and require years of costly medical treatment. At our New Jersey and Pennsylvania offices, our compassionate birth injury attorneys understand that this type of medical malpractice can be overwhelming for families. Our legal team can review your case to ensure that your rights are protected.

    Cancer Misdiagnosis

    Early detection and proper diagnosis are essential for the successful treatment of cancer. Unfortunately, cancer misdiagnosis is an extremely common and devastating type of medical malpractice. A medical professional's failure to order appropriate tests, misinterpretation of test results, laboratory errors, or other negligent actions or inactions can delay treatment for months or even years and significantly decrease the patient's chance for recovery. Contact Winegar, Wilhelm, Glynn & Roemersma in New Jersey and Pennsylvania to speak with experienced cancer misdiagnosis medical malpractice attorneys.

    Emergency Room Negligence

    Emergency room patients often face serious injuries that require decisive, accurate action to prevent dangerous complications or even death. Medical negligence in the emergency room can result in improper or delayed treatment with tragic consequences. If you or a loved one suffered harm as a result of an emergency room error, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries. At Winegar, Wilhelm, Glynn & Roemersma, serving New Jersey and Pennsylvania, the medical malpractice attorneys can help victims understand their legal rights.

    Failure to Diagnose

    Left untreated, most medical conditions become worse. Patients depend on competent medical professionals for timely and accurate diagnoses. When medical negligence prevents this level of care and delays proper treatment, patients face potentially deadly complications, as well as increased medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. At our New Jersey and Pennsylvania locations, the experienced team of medical malpractice attorneys can review your case to help you get the compensation you deserve.

    Hospital Negligence

    Hospitals have a responsibility to provide reasonable care to their patients. Unsanitary facilities, improperly maintained equipment, undertrained employees, and other hazardous conditions can cause injury or worsen a patient's existing condition. This form of medical malpractice is called hospital negligence, and it can result in extended hospital stays, increased medical bills, lost wages, emotional distress, or even wrongful death. If the hospital negligence results in a birth injury, the child may face a lifetime of rehabilitation and therapy. The medical malpractice attorneys at Winegar, Wilhelm, Glynn & Roemersma can review your hospital negligence case.

    Medication Errors

    Medication errors can cause a range of adverse reactions, coma, or death. Physician or pharmacist errors can result in a patient receiving an incorrect dosage or the wrong medication altogether. Additionally, a physician must be aware of other medications that a patient is currently taking to avoid potentially dangerous interactions. Injuries caused as a result of medication errors are considered medical malpractice, and it is important that you contact an attorney as soon as possible to review your case and ensure your rights are protected.

    Negligent Amputation

    When a surgeon amputates the wrong limb or performs an unnecessary amputation, the patient has to endure immeasurable emotional distress and pain and suffering, as well as an extended hospital stay and increased medical bills. Surgical errors during amputation or amputation procedures that are not medically necessary are a type of medical malpractice called negligent amputation, and victims have the right to be compensated for their injuries. Contact the medical malpractice attorneys at our firm to discuss your case.

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    Physician Negligence

    Physicians are responsible for providing a reasonable level of care to their patients. When a physician makes surgical errors, prescribes the wrong medication, fails to diagnose a medical condition, fails to act in a timely manner during a birth emergency, or otherwise acts negligently or carelessly, serious injuries can occur. Often, victims of physician negligence face extreme financial, physical, and emotional obstacles. For a review of your case, contact Winegar, Wilhelm, Glynn & Roemersma in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Our team of medical malpractice and birth injury attorneys can help you understand your legal rights.

    Wrongful Death

    If medical malpractice results in a patient's wrongful death, devastated family members often face extreme emotional distress in addition to funeral expenses, lost income, and medical bills. Hospitals, doctors, and other medical professionals must provide a reasonable level of care to their patients. When errors or careless acts occur, the responsible parties may be held liable for their negligent actions. Contact our experienced medical malpractice attorneys for a review of your case.

    Medical malpractice encompasses a broad set of injuries. If you believe you or a loved one has been injured as a result of medical negligence, contact our New Jersey and Pennsylvania medical malpractice and birth injury attorneys today.