Our firm filed a medical malpractice lawsuit against Mount Nittany Medical Center alleging that the emergency room failed to diagnose his client’s spinal cord injury. Instead the suit alleged that the client was diagnosed with a sprained wrist and told to ice her injury.
A Philadelphia jury found physicians and the hospital liable for a double knee replacement that resulted in the plaintiff’s leg being amputated. The plaintiff alleged, and a jury agreed that physicians and the hospital failed to timely diagnose an infection post surgery which ultimately led to a leg amputation.
Distracted driving and texting pose the real risk of serious personal injury and death from auto crashes. We need to take the same stand on this behavior as we do with driving under the influence and reckless driving.