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A serious injury or illness is frightening enough. When treatment such as surgery, medication or therapy goes wrong and the medical condition becomes worse because of a medical error, the situation can become downright terrifying. Even more frightening, when the mistake was the result of negligence by a medical provider, it is hard to know where to turn.
This scenario is so hard for patients and their loved ones because of the profound anxiety and uncertainty they experience. They wonder if they can ever recover, work again, or enjoy life as they once did. Even worse, they may be grieving the loss of a loved one who died because of medical negligence. People who try to work things out directly with their physicians, hospitals or other providers find themselves stymied at every turn by legal arguments and denials of responsibility. They realize quickly that the provider’s lawyers are trying to protect their clients from having to pay compensation for an injured patient’s damages.
That is why it is so critical to have legal help by your side as you try to find out what happened and how you can obtain justice. The providers have many attorneys to protect their interests (and bottom line). You should have the same—an attorney who understands what happened to you and the steps you can take to obtain compensation for your injuries, expenses and losses.
The Western Pennsylvania lawyers at Richards & Richards, LLP, help clients injured because of medical malpractice and the loved ones of those who died as a result of medical negligence. Because we have been doing this for more than 50 years, we have accumulated a deep body of knowledge and experience that helps us build strong cases for justice and compensation after a medical error. Moreover, we have the benefit of in-house medical knowledge; Attorney Veronica A. Richards, a nurse practitioner, former hospital administrator and the recipient of numbers awards and high rankings, heads our medical malpractice team. She has first-hand knowledge of the medical issues present in our cases, allowing us to develop strong arguments for compensation. To speak with a medical malpractice lawyer, contact us to find out if we can help you. We serve clients in the New Castle area and throughout the state.
Our lawyers handle cases involving injury, illness and death caused by medical negligence such as a:
If a medical provider in the New Castle, Pennsylvania, area caused injury or death because of negligent actions such as these, you could be eligible for compensation. Talk with a medical malpractice attorney to learn how you may be able to file a lawsuit that results in compensation for you and your loved ones.
The attorneys at Richards & Richards, LLP, have more than 50 years of experience building strong cases for those injured by the negligent acts of a medical provider. We have a nurse practitioner and former hospital administrator on staff. In addition, our lawyers work with recognized medical experts to help us properly describe the medical issues and add value to your case. In addition, we ensure that you receive treatment from the best doctors in the region. We want you to focus on getting better while we concentrate on getting you the compensation you need and deserve.
If medical negligence in the New Castle, PA, region caused injury or worsening illness, or a loved one died, contact a medical malpractice attorney. At Richards & Richards, LLP, our lawyers seek maximum compensation for your losses and damages. Whether you were injured by the medical errors of a surgeon, doctor, nurse, therapist or pharmacist, find out how we can help. We offer free case evaluations so we can learn about you and your medical situation.
New Castle, PA, is the seat of Lawrence County and is about 50 miles northwest of Pittsburgh. With a population of more than 23,000, New Castle has several buildings and a historic district on the National Register of Historic Places. It is home to several trade schools and a community college. It is served by I-376, PA Route 18 and US Route 422, among other roadways. It offers bus service to Pittsburgh three times a day and has a municipal airport. Major New Castle employers include the numerous banks that make the city a regional banking center. Like several other cities in Western Pennsylvania, its population peak was in 1940, when the population was twice what it is today.