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One of the worst experiences imaginable is suffering a serious injury because of a preventable medical error or negligence. When you go to the hospital, emergency room, or doctor’s office, you are probably feeling incredibly vulnerable. You expect the trained medical professionals at the hospital to accurately diagnose your condition and properly treat you. A misdiagnosis, or a delayed diagnosis, can potentially cause irreversible damage to your body and prevent you from ever living a normal, healthy life. Victims of hospital negligence in Erie need someone with specialized medical experience and knowledge to investigate the medical mistake that caused their injury or illness. If you want to consult with highly qualified medical experts that will fight for maximum monetary compensation on your behalf, reach out to our law firm today.
Richards & Richards, LLP are ready to help you during this difficult time. We will focus on the financial recovery process and give you peace of mind as you focus on your physical recovery.
If you are a victim of medical malpractice in Erie County, the Pennsylvania med mal lawyers at Richards & Richards, LLP may be able to help you get the compensation you deserve. If you were a patient at such Erie County hospitals as St. Vincent’s Hospital, UPMC Hamot Medical Center, Millcreek Community Hospital, or any other medical center in Erie County, and you think you are a victim of medical negligence, cancer misdiagnoses, and medication errors, call us for help. We also help families whose children are victims of birth injuries caused by the indecision or negligence of a healthcare professional.
We have been helping people in Erie and the surrounding areas of Pennsylvania for more than 50 years. During that time, we have secured millions of dollars for our clients in many different types of medical negligence cases, including:
Do not make the mistake of trying to negotiate with the hospital or insurance company on your own. Medical care providers are supposed to be dedicated to helping sick and injured people; however, in the aftermath of a serious medical mistake, these health care providers are often more concerned about shielding themselves from liability. That’s why you need the experienced medical malpractice lawyers at Richards & Richards, LLP on your side throughout the settlement process.
The skilled medical malpractice legal team at Richards & Richards, LLP has the experience necessary to win your case. We work with experts in medicine to develop winning strategies in medical malpractice cases and to get input for medical treatment options that will alleviate our clients’ pain and assist with their future recovery.
Erie medical malpractice attorney Veronica A. Richards is a nurse practitioner and a former hospital administrator. Ms. Richards’ background in the medical field gives her a unique understanding of the intersection between medical issues and legal rights in Pennsylvania.
Ms. Richards devotes her legal practice to helping individuals hurt by the medical mistake of a physician, doctor, nurse, or another hospital worker. Ms. Richards knows how helpless a victim of medical malpractice can feel and she believes that negligent physicians and medical professionals should be held accountable.
Veronica Richards has been listed as a Top-100 Lawyer in Pennsylvania every year since 2011. Additionally, Ms. Richards’ excellence in medical malpractice law has been recognized by Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine every year since 2004. Notably, Ms. Richards knows how to get the job done in the courtroom and how to help her clients secure maximum compensation in medical malpractice cases. In fact, she was named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in Pennsylvania by The American Association for Justice.
Medical malpractice law in Pennsylvania involves many complicated aspects that can make it difficult to negotiate with the insurance company. If you or a loved one was injured due to medical malpractice in Erie, PA, it is imperative that you speak with a qualified hospital negligence lawyer immediately. The medical malpractice legal team at Richards & Richards, LLP will help you get the compensation you deserve. Call us directly or fill out our online contact form to speak with Erie medical malpractice attorney Veronica Richards today to go over the details of your case and explore your financial recovery options. We offer a free case evaluation.
Erie is a city located in Erie County, PA. Erie, which serves as the county seat, has a population of more than 101,000 residents packed into a geographic area of 19.3 square miles.
People who live in Erie, Pennsylvania have plenty of recreational options, including hiking at Presque Isle State Park, swimming at Waldameer Park and Water World, watching semi-pro and professional athletes at Erie Insurance Arena and UPMC Park, and shopping at Millcreek Mall. These activities occasionally lead to serious injuries that require immediate medical attention at UPMC Hamot (formerly known as Hamot Medical Center), Saint Vincent Health System, or Sharon Regional Health System in nearby Sharon, PA. Sharon Regional Health System is a major healthcare provider in northwestern Pennsylvania and offers specialized medical treatment services for cancer care, emergency stroke treatment, and emergency care.