By Melissa Scartelli, Esq.As a personal injury law firm in Scranton and Wilkes-Barre, we file legitimate lawsuits against doctors, hospitals, nursing homes…basically anyone or anything with a license to provide health care. For years, I have written about who to sue, when to sue, where to sue, and why to sue.Lest you think all I care about is making the responsible parties pay for their errors, I thought I would share some wisdom derived from 30 years of suing people by blogging about how to avoid a lawsuit. Yes, you read that right! A plaintiff’s lawyer is telling the other side the best way to avoid getting sued.Here are my top 10 surefire tips for health care workers to avoid having the pleasure of meeting me at the courthouse.
In 30 years of practicing law, I have come to learn a few things. One of them is that people will forgive someone who has committed an error, as long as they feel they have been treated fairly and with respect.I founded my law firm to help people. This is the first blog in a series I call “Med Mal Matters.” Med Mal matters, because people matter.
Peter Paul Olszewski, Jr., a shareholder and managing partner at Scartelli Olszewski, P.C., brings 37 years of litigation experience. He is a renowned trial lawyer in Pennsylvania, specializing in medical malpractice, personal injury, and criminal defense. Peter's notable achievements include securing multi-million-dollar verdicts and serving as District Attorney and Judge. He is committed to community involvement and is actively engaged in various legal associations.
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