At The Law Offices of Michael J. Weiss we pride ourselves on how we help our clients. We are not afraid to stand up to aggressive insurance companies and regularly pursue claims in a court of law. Here is an overview of our practice areas. Contact us today for a free consultation.
Birth injuries cause physical, emotional, and financial hardships, and their impact can be devastating for families Should these conditions arise as a result of improper care or medical error, it is important to safeguard the legal rights of the infant and the parent.
Cerebral palsy can result from oxygen deprivation to the baby during labor and delivery resulting in brain damage. Cerebral palsy also can be caused by events that occur soon before, during, or after delivery.
Accidents may happen, but when someone's negligence causes personal injury or death, the law recognizes an obligation to compensate those who have been harmed.
Medical malpractice is an enormous health care problem that includes surgical errors, medication errors, birth injuries, misdiagnosis of cancer, and other disorders, improper emergency room care, and many other medical mistakes.
Erb's Palsy/ Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brachial plexus palsy, commonly known as Erb's Palsy, results from injury to the brachial plexus, a nerve bundle between the neck and shoulder, that occurs during delivery.
If someone's wrongful action results in death, either directly or because of an injury his or her actions caused, that is considered a wrongful death. Family members of the person wrongfully killed may be entitled to monetary damages.
Early detection and treatment is the most important factor in checking the spread and curing cancer. Many tests and procedures are available that enable physicians and healthcare providers to identify cancer in its early stages.
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Motor vehicle accidents are the most common form of personal injury litigation. While it's true that accidents will happen, automobile collisions, pedestrian knockdowns and car-bicycle accidents are usually caused by someone's negligence or carelessness.
Like physicians whose errors or negligence may constitute medical malpractice, a lawyer's or law firm's failure to provide adequate legal counsel to a client may be considered legal malpractice.