Fallon v Snyder: Jim Beasley, Sr. and Marsha Santangelo tried a six-week-long medical negligence case on behalf of a child who suffered oxygen deprivation and a brain injury due to a doctor putting a breathing tube into the esophagus instead of the lungs.
Falls are a widespread and potentially life-changing event in the lives of millions of Americans every year. Falls are the leading reason for hospital visits, and slip-and-fall events are the cause for more than 1 million hospital visits annually. Hundreds of thousands of these events result in fractures-for anyone who is medically vulnerable (like the elderly or the disabled), falls are potentially fatal.
Property owners and manufacturers are responsible for ensuring that their premises are safe for visitors or workers. The legendary slip and fall lawyers at The Beasley Firm have the resources and experience to hold negligent employers or owners accountable for the injuries they cause. As a team of award-winning premises liability lawyers in Philadelphia, PA, we held our opponents accountable for more than 60 years.
Since 1958, our firm has achieved the following:
We take no fee until or unless you win your case-call (215) 866-2424 to speak with our Philadelphia slip and fall accident attorneys during a free case consultation. Get the counsel you need at no obligation to you.
Medicare lists patient falls as a "Never Event." What that means is that falls in a hospital, rehabilitation hospital, skilled nursing facility, or nursing home should never happen. In fact, in some circumstances, Medicare will not pay the hospital for treatment of the injuries a patient requires after a fall. The hospital, rehabilitation unit, skilled nursing facility, or nursing home would have to pay for the treatments, not Medicare.
Any unnecessary, preventable fall can cause serious, life altering injuries. Falls can cause fractures to the following:
Fall accidents can also lead to:
Each year, hundreds of thousands of people sustain serious, catastrophic injuries in hospitals, on construction sites, or in retail locations from falls-some of which are fatal. Our Philadelphia slip and fall lawyers are uniquely qualified to handle falls that occur in hospitals or in healthcare facilities. When people think of falls in the hospital, they think it happens just to the elderly. This is not the case; patients of all ages suffer unnecessary falls while under the care of doctors, nurse practitioners, and nurses.
The Beasley Firm includes highly specialized teams made up of doctors and nurses with more than 60 years of collective hospital experience. Our Philadelphia slip and fall accident lawyers include medical professionals who have spent thousands of hours working in hospitals and at patients' bedsides. Our experience gives us an unparalleled insight into fall cases that occur on hospital premises, allowing us to develop compelling arguments based in our first-hand knowledge of medical standards and negligence. We know that certain medications, illnesses, vital signs or blood pressure readings, and staffing ratios play a significant role in which patients are at a very high risk of falling. We understand that certain lab value results can leave a patient at a higher risk of falling. Our legal team is also familiar with how certain times of a day, certain months, and certain days of the week can leave a patient at a higher risk of falling.
Since 1958, The Beasley Firm has been successfully litigating wrongful deaths, falls, and catastrophic injuries. We are nationally recognized for our outstanding results and verdicts received on behalf of people, just like you, who have been injured. The Beasley Firm has been awarded over $2 billion for our clients. Our collective medical, legal, and nursing experiences produced many of the largest medical negligence verdicts in Pennsylvania and United States history: $100 million, $55 million, and $37 million, as well as hundreds of other multimillion-dollar judgments and settlements.
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