The Patient Advocate
October 26, 2021
Some Hospitals Deny Responsibility for Medical Malpractice in Their Own Emergency Departments Most people who visit a hospital emergency department believe that the physicians, nurses and physician assistants who treat them are employees of the hospital. However, that’s often not...Read More
July 1, 2021
[caption id="attachment_5955" align="alignright" width="800"] © 2021 Missy Timko Photography. www.missytimko.com[/caption] With great excitement we announce a changing of the guard at Meyers Evans Lupetin & Unatin. Effective July 1st, 2021, our law firm will continue on as Lupetin & Unatin,...Read More
May 6, 2020
Residents of Western Pennsylvania are fortunate to have access to some of the best doctors and nurses in the nation. However, a recent national survey which measures preventable injuries and illnesses suggests several area hospitals, including two of the region’s...Read More
April 9, 2020
There are numerous VA Healthcare Systems and Hospitals available to veterans in Pennsylvania including the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System – made up of the Pittsburgh VA Medical Center-University Drive in Oakland and the H. John Heinz III Department of Veterans...Read More
April 8, 2020
Before a plaintiffs' medical malpractice lawyer embarks on their mission for a client, they will embrace the relevant medical records. But, securing the medical records we need to evaluate a case can be challenging. An industry of third-party vendors hired...Read More
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Declares Pennsylvania’s Seven Year Limit On Medical Malpractice Cases Unconstitutional
November 8, 2019
Imagine two scenarios. In the first scenario, an individual develops a painful and reddened skin bulge in their abdomen near an old surgical scar. The scar was from surgery performed ten-years in the past. After undergoing an X-ray, the individual...Read More
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