What does an expert witness do in a medical malpractice case?
While each medical injury is different, all medical malpractice lawsuits require expert witnesses. Experienced personal injury lawyers, like our award-winning team at Munley Law, know when and how to use a good expert witness. If you are planning on filing a claim in a Pennsylvania court, then make sure you understand these points about experts.
Med mal expert witnesses FAQ
Q: Why do I need an expert witness in my medical malpractice claim?
There are several reasons why medical malpractice plaintiffs need expert witnesses.
The Certificate of Merit
First, in Pennsylvania, all med mal plaintiffs must file a “Certificate of Merit.” The purpose of this document is to protect doctors and other medical practitioners from frivolous lawsuits. An expert witness must sign the Certificate of Merit to verify that the expert:
- Reviewed the case
- Believes there is a basis to conclude that the doctor’s care, […]
What qualifications should you look for in an Allentown truck accident lawyer?
Suffering injuries in an Allentown truck accident can turn your life upside down. Suddenly, you face medical expenses you never planned for, a shrinking income from missing work, and pain and anguish that make even the most ordinary day-to-day activities challenging. In the midst of that stress and strain, choosing the right lawyer to represent you can feel like an uncertain, unwelcome process.
To help you get started, let’s review some key qualifications to look for when selecting an attorney to represent you in seeking compensation for your Allentown truck accident injuries.
1. Truck Accident Case Experience
To start, you need a lawyer who has experience representing clients who have suffered injuries in commercial truck accidents, specifically. A lawyer who only has car accident case experience will not do. You need a truck accident attorney. […]Read More
When someone you love dies in a collision, you need someone who will fight for your family
Get justice after a loved one dies in a fatal crash
It is the call every family member dreads. While we all hope that it will never be us or our loved ones, 6 million Americans crash every year. 3 million suffer serious injuries from their accidents. Each day, 90 people die in collisions on America’s streets, roads, and highways. In the wake of a fatal crash, the victim’s family members must pick up the pieces while simultaneously grieving the person they lost. However, most people do not know what to do. As a result, the nation’s leading personal injuries lawyers at Munley Law explain what happens when someone you love dies in a car crash.
Do you have questions about an accident? […]Read More
The nation’s #1 personal injury lawyers explain how you can prove negligence and win your premises liability case
If you suffered serious injuries at another’s business or property, then you deserve compensation for your pain and expenses. However, to do so, you will need to demonstrate the business or property owner’s responsibility for your injuries. As a result, the nation’s leading personal injury law firm is here to explain what you will need to show and how you can show it. If you are ready to win big, then follow these tips for proving negligence in a premises liability case. When you’re ready to find out how much compensation you could get, discuss your case with an award-winning premises liability lawyer from Munley Law. Call, text, message, or chat us. Today and every day, the consultation is always free.
Tips for proving negligence in your premises liability accident case
Tip #1 – Understand what a premises liability case is
In order to negotiate a favorable settlement or win at trial, […]Read More
After a car crash, you need to know what to do
The nation’s leading accident lawyers explain what steps you should take after a collision
There are 6 million roadside collisions in the United States every year. However, despite the fact that we hear about car and truck accidents every day, we never think it will be us. As a result, many drivers and pedestrians find themselves unprepared when they suffer a crash. How accident victims react in the seconds, minutes, hours, days, and weeks after their crash creates lasting effects. Doing the right thing or the wrong thing can majorly impact whether and how much you can recover for your injuries. As such, our experienced car and truck crash lawyers explain exactly what to do after a roadside collision.
If you’d like to discuss the specifics of how to handle your accident case, […]Read More