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Joshua L. Berger

Pittsburgh Medical Malpractice Attorney.

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  1. Do I have a cause to seek legal advice for my breast augmentation surgery that went wrong?

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Joshua L. Berger
    2. Matthew Phillip Konecky
    3. Nima Taradji
    4. John Scott Wallach
    4 lawyer answers

    The law concerning medical malpractice varies from state to state. However, it is very similar throughout the U.S. I'm an attorney in Pennsylvania. Under the law of Pennsylvania, it is necessary to prove both (1) that a doctor violated accepted standards of medical care and (2) that the violation caused some injury to you that would not have otherwise occurred. It is necessary to have a medical expert testify in court about these matters.To get a definitive evaluation of your case, you will...

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  2. If a doctor is neglegent in contacting you about life saving test results can you legitamately sue?

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Jon Ethan Lewis
    2. Joshua L. Berger
    2 lawyer answers

    The law concerning medical malpractice varies from state to state. However, it is very similar throughout the U.S. I'm an attorney in Pennsylvania. Under the law of Pennsylvania, it is necessary to prove both (1) that a doctor violated acceptable standards of medical care and (2) that the violation caused some injury to you that would not have otherwise occurred. It is necessary to have a medical expert testify in court about these matters. In your situation, it is my opinion that reporting...

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  3. My son was born on 11/1995, and has been diagnose with ADHD and with a learning disability.

    Answered about 4 years ago.

    1. Pamela Koslyn
    2. Nima Taradji
    3. Joshua L. Berger
    3 lawyer answers

    The law concerning medical malpractice varies from state to state. However, it is very similar throughout the U.S. I'm an attorney in Pennsylvania. Under the law of Pennsylvania, it is necessary to prove both (1) that the doctor, nurse or hospital violated acceptable standards of medical care and (2) that the violation caused some injury to you that would not have otherwise occurred. It is necessary to have a medical expert testify in court about these matters.To get a definitive evaluation of...

  4. My mother had some dental work completed but it was done wrong. What is the time frame to file a malpratice claim? i

    Answered about 5 years ago.

    1. Joshua L. Berger
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    The rules that answer this question are called “Statutes of Limitations”. These rules provide that if you don’t file a lawsuit within the time allotted, you can NEVER file a lawsuit to be compensated for your injuries or the death of a loved one. Each state has its own Statutes of Limitations. I'm an attorney in Pennsylvania. In Pennsylvania, a lawsuit to recover damages for physical injuries caused by the wrongful act or negligence of another must be filed within two years. In general,...

  5. I would like to know if i have a medical malpractie suite.

    Answered over 5 years ago.

    1. Joshua L. Berger
    1 lawyer answer

    The law concerning medical malpractice varies from state to state. However, it is very similar throughout the U.S. I'm an attorney in Pennsylvania. Under the law of Pennsylvania, it is necessary to prove both (1) that a doctor violated accepted standards of medical care and (2) that the violation caused some injury to you that would not have otherwise occurred. It is necessary to have a medical expert testify in court about these matters. I'm not an expert on diverticulitis but it's my...