Proven Medical Negligence Lawyers serving Wilkes-Barre, Scranton and surrounding areas
Properly understanding and evaluating a patient’s symptoms is one of the most important things doctors, nurses and medical providers do. Failure to do so can have catastrophic consequences and might be medical malpractice. Latona Law’s medical malpractice lawyers have analyzed these situations for over 30 years and if medical malpractice occurred, you will night find a more experienced, qualified medical malpractice law firm to represent you. Latona Law is a Wilkes-Barre, PA-based medical malpractice law firm and we focus on victims in Wilkes-Barre, Scranton and throughout northeastern Pennsylvania.
Carmen Latona is an experienced negligence attorney, focused on medical malpractice cases for the past 15 years. At Latona Law, we understand the complexities of medical malpractice
If you or a loved one has suffered or experienced any of these examples of medical malpractice, contact Latona Law today for a free consultation:
Misdiagnosis of a Heart Attack or Stroke
Failure to Diagnose
Prescription Medication Error
Medical error resulting in death
Loss of body function or amputation
Medical Negligence Lawyer in NEPA
Latona Law has been serving Wilkes-Barre, Scranton and surrounding areas for over 30 years. We specialize in cases where a medical error may have caused a catastrophic injury such as brain injury, stroke, heart attack, or infection resulting in paralysis, amputation, death or brain injury.
How do I know if medical malpractice occurred?
Unfortunately, there is not an easy answer to this. The medical malpractice legal team at Latona Law makes the process as easy as possible. The first step is a brief, 15-minute free consultation to review the situation with a Latona Law medical malpractice attorney. In this this consultation we gather the facts that allow a medical negligence review, but even if malpractice occurred, various statutes or other limitations could still restrict our ability to file a medical malpractice lawsuit. Therefore, before filing a claim, a more thorough review by our team of expert medical malpractice lawyers and doctor/lawyers is necessary. After this review we will have a better idea of if there was a medical error or negligence in your treatment and if the catastrophic damages fall within the statutes in the state of Pennsylvania.
How long do I have to file a medical malpractice lawsuit?
The duration of time to file a claim varies based on the type of injury suffered and the medical malpractice case that can be filed. This is also known as medical malpractice statute of limitations. For example, in the state of Pennsylvania, you have until your child’s 20th birthday to file a claim for their preventable injuries. Other situations like stroke, heart attack, or death all have different statutes that limit your ability to sue for medical malpractice. For this reason, it is imperative to act quickly and have your case reviewed by a Latona Law medical malpractice attorney.
How much does it cost to sue for medical negligence?
There’s no cost or fees to until we recover compensation for the struggle you and your family face. Before filing the claim, you will receive a client agreement that outlines the costs and fees associated with the medical negligence case. There is no payment required if we fail to recover compensation for you and your family.
What is required of my family when filing a medical malpractice case?
The Latona Law medical malpractice legal team will limit the burden on your family as much as possible. There are different ways to approach a medical malpractice case and the team will thoroughly explain these options to you and your family. Understanding your involvement is another important step to considering filing a medical malpractice claim. Another reason we always suggest acting quickly to allow time to analyze and consider the options available.