Allentown Medical Malpractice Lawyer
Knafo Law Offices Defense Injured Patients in Easton, Bethlehem & the Lehigh Valley
Doctors, nurses, surgeons, emergency room personnel, and others in the medical field are held to a high standard when it comes to the care they provide. They have received extensive educations and training to work in their respective practice areas, and as such they are expected – and legally obligated – to provide a standard level of care to their patients. If they do not, they can cause serious or even fatal injuries.
Knafo Law Offices represents patients and their families in Pennsylvania who have suffered the ill effects of medical malpractice and medical negligence. These medical malpractice cases are complicated and highly technical, but our Allentown medical malpractice attorneys have the experience and resources to successfully establish fault and help our clients recover the compensation they need to begin moving on with their lives.
What Constitutes as Medical Malpractice?
Medical malpractice is any negligent act or omission by a physician during treatment that causes injury to the patient.
For more than 35 years, we have been helping the injured. At Knafo Law Offices, we know that your life has been turned upside down by medical malpractice. Our Allentown medical malpractice lawyers take on all types of claims in this arena, including:
- Birth injuries
- Surgical injuries
- Delayed diagnosis
- Medication errors
- Emergency room errors
- Nursing negligence
- Failure to diagnose cancer
- Anesthesia mistakes
How Much do Malpractice Lawsuits Cost?
Medical malpractice suits can be costly, regardless of fault. In fact, individuals who file malpractice cases are usually not successful. In 2015, 68% of malpractice cases were either dropped, dismissed, or withdrawn. Additionally, the average fee for malpractice cases is $30,000. If you or a loved one was harmed due to medical negligence, you can trust that our attorneys have the experience you need to know what is the best course of action for your specific situation.
Every medical malpractice claim is different, and it is important that you collect the necessary proof of negligence in order to have a successful negligence trial. Contact Knafo Law Offices for a free consultation to discuss your case!
Our Allentown Medical Malpractice Attorneys Defend Your Rights
No matter the circumstances surrounding your injuries, if you believe you were the victim of negligent or improper treatment, an attorney at our firm can talk to you about what occurred and how to move forward with a claim. Your medical bills and lost earnings may be covered, and you may also be entitled to financial compensation for emotional trauma. We will properly value your claim and fight tirelessly to secure fair, just damages on your behalf.
Wrongful Death $15.2 Million
Wrongful death case ended in a verdict of over $15 million dollars.
Car Accident $8.2 Million
Car accident verdict.
Motorcycle Accident $7.25 Million
Using mediation after a motorcycle accident, $7,250,000 was awarded.
Medical Malpractice $4.1 Million
Secured a settlement of over $4 million dollars after medical malpractice occurred.
Negligent Trucker $3 Million
Secured a $3 million dollar settlement for client involving a negligent truck driver.