What is the Difference Between a Wrongful Death Action and a Survival Action?

In Pennsylvania, the law recognizes two different types of lawsuits when a person dies through either negligent or intentional circumstances. These actions are known as wrongful death and survival actions. There are several differences between the two actions, and it is important that families in need of legal advice understand the significance of these differences. […]

Alcohol Drinking Surgeons

The JAMA Network published a story in June 2012 on doctors’ personal lives interfering with their professional lives. Such interference could affect the welfare of patients and lead to medical malpractice or wrongful death. Around 52.5 percent of surgeons in a study reported a work-home conflict, burn out, depression or drinking alcohol.  The study was […]