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By working with Hoover Medical Malpractice Law Firm, you get more than professional legal representation. We are a full service Philly Law Firm that litigates Philadelphia Birth Injury cases and Medical Malpractice lawsuits in Philadelphia PA.



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We do not get paid unless we win your Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Lawsuit. Call us today for a free consultation.

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Birth Defects, Cerebral Palsy, Infant Brain Injury, C-Section Errors, Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy, Brachial Plexus Injuries and Meconium Aspiration Syndrome, OBGYN negligence and vacuum pump error causing facial nerve palsy or spinal cord injury.


Brain Cancer, Lung Cancer, Breast Cancer, Ovarian Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Cervical Cancer, Colon Cancer, Stomach Cancer, Mesothelioma Cancer, along with any Missed Cancer Diagnosis.


ER Negligence, Philadelphia Hospital Infection, Cardiac Arrest Misdiagnosis, Stroke TPA Malpractice, Brain Injury, Drug Error: Zantac Cancer, Medical Device Error: IVC Filter Error, Essure Negligence, Amputation, Spinal Cord Injury Paralysis and Wrongful Death.



We do not get paid unless we win your medical malpractice lawsuit.

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Types of Medical Malpractice Cases


There are many types of medical malpractice injury and wrongful death cases, some of the more common include:


  • Surgical errors

  • Medication errors

  • Cancer Misdiagnosis

  • Medical equipment error/malfunction

  • Medical doctor malpractice

  • Nursing errors

  • Birth injury: cerebral palsy, erb's palsy, stillbirth

  • Opioid/opiate overdose/over-prescription

  • Septic shock

  • Misdiagnosis

  • Infant brain injury

  • Failure to diagnose cancer

  • Hospital infection

  • Emergency room errors

  • Birth defect

  • C-Section Error

  • Hypoxic-Ischemic Encephalopathy

  • Brachial Plexus Injury

  • Meconium Aspiration Syndrome

  • Cardiac Arrest Misdiagnosis

  • Stroke TPA Malpractice

  • Essure Negligence

  • Cancer missed diagnosis

  • Zantac Cancer

  • Nursing home abuse and neglect

  • Wrongful death due to medical negligence


Who is Liable in Cases of Medical Malpractice in Philadelphia?


Doctors and hospitals do what they can to provide good healthcare to their patients and do no harm. Unfortunately, sometimes mistakes do happen and while a medical error may be unintentional it can still cause serious injury or even wrongful death. Depending on the exact circumstances the fault may lay with the negligent party, such as:


  • Hospital

  • Doctors

  • Nurses

  • Pharmacy

  • Surgeon


In order to successfully sue a person or an organization for medical malpractice, it is essential to prove fault which led to personal injury or to wrongful death. To prove this, your attorney needs to establish that the medical professional did not exercise the proper standard of care when treating you or your loved one. In other words proof of negligence has to be established, which requires that the plaintiff and their legal counsel show that:


  1. The medical professional had a duty to the patient, such as a doctor-patient relationship.

  2. The duty to the patient was breached by not providing the appropriate standard of care - for this to happen the standard of care needs to be established first.

  3. There was a connection between the doctor’s lacking standards of care and the personal injury or a wrongful death.

  4. Injury to the patient occured (or a wrongful death).


Who can be Sued for Medical Malpractice in Pennsylvania?


Any licensed healthcare professional who provides you with medical services is open to a medical malpractice suit. In legal terms, medical malpractice extends beyond just doctors and includes all employees of a business involved in medical services, which includes nurses, clinicians who provide you with anesthesia, or a salesperson at the drugstore. Aside from individuals, any organization in the business of healthcare services, such as hospitals, medical equipment manufacturers, and pharmaceutical companies, are all subject to medical malpractice laws. If you need a medical malpractice lawyer near me, we are here to help.


How Expensive is it to Retain a Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Attorney?


Even when everything goes well, the cost of healthcare in Pennsylvania can be very high. When there are complications, the costs can skyrocket. Adding lawyer fees on top of that could simply be cost-prohibitive. The Philadelphia medical malpractice attorneys at the Hoover Medical Malpractice Law Firm offer free initial consultations and no up-front fees. We only get paid if and when we win your medical malpractice lawsuit.


Contact Philadelphia Medical Malpractice Law Firm


If you or your loved one has been injured as result of medical malpractice in Philadelphia, please contact the medical malpractice lawyers at Hoover Medical Malpractice Law Firm and schedule your free consultation by calling (267) 490-3988 or send us an email.

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