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Whether you or a loved one was injured due to a delayed cancer diagnosis, a misdiagnosis of an illness, or any other form of negligent medical treatment, the physical and emotional damage could be staggering. Moreover, any additional medical care and rehabilitation necessitated by the negligent medical treatment you received in Altoona or elsewhere in Blair County, PA could have severe implications for your finances. Serious medical mistakes demand serious answers. You deserve to know exactly what happened and you deserve to be compensated for your injury or loss.
Were you injured by a negligent physician or doctor in Altoona or one of the surrounding communities in Pennsylvania? The experienced medical malpractice lawyers at Richards & Richards, LLP will work with experts in medicine to examine the details of your case and help you get the justice you deserve.
The experienced medical malpractice attorneys at Richards & Richards, LLP are dedicated to helping victims of doctor negligence get financial compensation and justice. We have been protecting the interests of medical malpractice victims in Blair County, Pennsylvania for more than 50 years. During that time, we have assisted families in all types of medical malpractice cases, such as:
Richards & Richards, LLP is a law firm that has secured winning results in all types of medical malpractice cases. In fact, our experienced Altoona medical malpractice lawyers have won millions of dollars for victims of hospital negligence in Blair County and other counties in Pennsylvania. We will fight to get you justice for your injuries or illness.
Richards & Richards, LLP is a law firm that helps victims of medical malpractice in Pennsylvania. Our legal team has vast experience handling medical malpractice cases throughout Blair County, PA. We work with medical experts to examine evidence and craft winning arguments on behalf of our clients. Moreover, we assist our clients as they move through the physical rehabilitation process and help them understand their treatment options.
Veronica Richards is an Altoona medical malpractice attorney who knows how important it is for victims of medical negligence to get compensated for their injuries because she has worked in the medical field. Ms. Richards is a nurse practitioner and used to serve as a hospital administrator.
Ms. Richards is passionate about protecting the rights of individuals who have suffered injuries due to the negligence of a physician, doctor, nurse, or other hospital staff member. Ms. Richards will take care of the complex legal issues in your medical malpractice case so that you can focus on your physical recovery process.
Veronica A. Richards is annually named a Pennsylvania Top-100 Lawyer. (She has been named a Pennsylvania Top-100 Lawyer every year since 2011.) Beyond that, Ms. Richards’ excellence has led to recognition from Pennsylvania Super Lawyers magazine, as well as recognition from her peers with The American Association for Justice for being one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers in PA.
The complexities of PA medical malpractice law mean that it can be very difficult to effectively negotiate with the insurance company in your case. The reality is that insurance companies often have a huge advantage in medical malpractice cases because they have vast resources and a deep understanding of the legal system. The experienced medical malpractice lawyers at Richards & Richards, LLP know how to challenge insurance companies and secure maximum financial compensation in these types of cases. Call Altoona medical malpractice attorney Veronica A. Richards now for an absolutely free initial injury consultation and case evaluation.
Altoona is a large city located in Blair County, Pennsylvania. Altoona has a population of approximately 46,000 residents and a total land-based area of 9.8 square miles. More than 125,000 people live within a five-mile radius of Altoona – many in Allegheny Township, Antis Township, Frankstown Township, and Logan Township.
Altoona used to be a major player in the railroad industry, with the national economic decline affecting the local city economy in recent years. Horseshoe Curve, a three-track railroad curve that is part of Norfolk Southern Railway’s Pittsburgh Line, runs near Altoona and is a tourist attraction with an observation area and a visitor center. (The Railroaders Memorial Museum, which manages the Horseshoe Curve visitor center, is located in Altoona.)
One of the most popular attractions in Altoona, PA is the Altoona Curve, a minor league baseball team that plays in the Eastern League and that serves as a feeder for the major league Pittsburgh Pirates. Other tourist attractions in Altoona include Altoona Works, a large railroad shop complex, Mishler Theatre, a movie theater maintained by the Blair County Arts Foundation, and the Jaffa Shrine Center, an important convention center.
The main hospitals in Altoona are UPMC Altoona, Healthsouth Rehabilitation Hospital, and the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center. There are also numerous private doctors’ offices and nursing homes in Altoona, Pennsylvania. UPMC Altoona is located in the downtown part of the city and serves as the regional hub of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC). The Altoona hospital is classified as an Adult Level II trauma center and has more than 300 physicians on staff to provide a host of medical services, including emergency care, cardiac care, surgical services, and physical rehabilitation.
If you are the victim of medical malpractice, delayed diagnosis, or birth injury at JC Blair Memorial Hospital, UPMC Altoona, Tyrone Hospital, or any other Blair County medical center, call Richards & Richards today for a free consultation.