Frischman & Rizza

Lancaster Medical Malpractice Attorneys

Frischman & Rizza, P.C.

Lancaster Medical Malpractice Attorneys

Johns Hopkins reported that 10% of the deaths in the United States each year were due to medical negligence. If you or someone in your family has been hurt due to medical negligence, a personal injury attorney who specializes in medical malpractice is invaluable in gaining closure and legal settlement. Whether the event happened at work or due to a healthcare provider’s negligence, the Frischman & Rizza team in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, is here to help. Call us today at 412-291-9377 to speak with one of the partners directly about your medical malpractice or personal injury case. 

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Malpractice Assistance from Trustworthy Lancaster Personal Injury Attorneys

Medical malpractice cases are never simple, but our experienced Lancaster medical malpractice attorneys from Frischman & Rizza will be able to drive the process forward. We succeed in the cases we take on about 98% of the time, often settling these cases outside of the courtroom for meaningful closure. The team is happy to meet our clients at their preferred location to discuss the case, whether in your home, a local restaurant or at the office.

Our clients are often going through challenging times in life, coping with a debilitating injury or the injury or death of a loved one. Nothing is more devastating than going into a hospital or doctor’s care to seek treatment, only to sustain additional injuries. We are here to walk on the side of justice on your behalf.

Common Types of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

If you are living with an injury or illness after substandard care or negligence by a healthcare professional, Frischman & Rizza can provide a free consultation to discuss your situation. Our trustworthy team of personal injury attorneys has remarkable success on our clients’ behalf, and we would like to facilitate the care you need.

Our clients work with one of our partners personally, not a junior lawyer, on the following types of medical malpractice cases: 

Birth Injuries

Examples of these circumstances include oxygen deprivation, failure to order a necessary C-section, failure to identify fetal distress, and failure to control bleeding during birth. 


Catastrophic effects come from commonly misdiagnosed conditions, including heart attack and cancer. A missed diagnosis could prolong suffering, limit care options, or even be fatal. A misdiagnosis could also devastate health and cause a burden for your family. 

Surgical Errors

As surgical errors arise from a doctor or nurse during a procedure, the consequence is typically an additional procedure or string of new procedures, each carrying additional risks associated with surgery. Common surgical errors seen in medical malpractice claims include: 

  • performing surgery on the wrong body part, 
  • infection from improperly sanitized equipment, and 
  • surgical instruments left inside the body. 

Failure to Treat

Failure to treat malpractice lawsuits comes after the medical professional diagnoses a condition or injury without providing proper care. People should be able to expect top-quality care from a highly trained physician, and anything less could lead to severe injury or even lifelong consequences. Our Lancaster personal injury attorneys see plenty of these types of cases and can share what we have learned in the process.

Prescription Drug Errors

The incorrect prescription amount or type of medication leads to serious injury. Prescription drug error cases in medical malpractice also include prescribing medication that the patient is allergic to or interacts negatively with other medicines they are currently taking. 

Medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the United States, behind heart disease and cancer. If medical malpractice has derailed your healing in Lancaster County, Frischman & Rizza will build a case on your behalf. Call us today at 412-291-9377 for a free consultation regarding medical malpractice and other personal injury cases.