Legal Toolkit Pennsylvania Malpractice

What to Do About Malpractice

a

Do not speak in any detail to someone representing your opponent in the case (attorney, insurance agent, hospital administrator, doctor, etc).

b

Do not sign any papers from someone representing your opponent in the case (attorney, insurance agent, hospital administrator, doctor, etc) until they have been reviewed by your attorney.

c

Do not discuss your intention to speak to an attorney, and ask that future contact by the opponent's representative be scheduled by mail.

d

If the injured person has died, the family will need to decide who will be appointed administrator for purposes of pursuing a wrongful death claim.

e

If you think you have an ethical grievance with your attorney, contact thePennsylvania Supreme Court's Disciplinary Board for information regarding filing a complain against the attorney( See PA Disciplinary Board links in "Where to Read More").