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Alternative Methods to Treating Bunion Pain

Your bunion pain is worsening no matter which shoes you wear.  The pain which was once tolerable now demands more attention than buying over the counter solutions.  You see your podiatrist who immediately sees the deformity, takes an x-ray, and then immediately says you need surgery to remove the bunion and relieve the pain.  Is this the best way to proceed?  […]

  • Posted on: Oct 17 2017
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A Look at Recent Medical Malpractice Cases That Resulted in Hefty Awards

What is my medical malpractice case worth? Medical malpractice is believed to be the third leading cause of death nationwide, according to a recent study published in the BMJ, claiming the lives of over 250,000 patients annually.  Medical malpractice cases vary widely in value, with some plaintiffs collecting several million dollars for their losses stemming […]

  • Posted on: Oct 9 2017
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Potential Complications From Bunion Surgery

What are my legal rights if I had a failed bunion surgery? Bunion surgery is perhaps the most common podiatric surgery.  While many bunions will not cause problems, some can lead to complications if allowed to remain untreated.  Untreated bunions may result in pain, arthritis, the inability to wear normal footwear, and deformity of the […]

  • Posted on: Sep 21 2017
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What Constitutes Truly Informed Consent?

If you are considering filing a malpractice claim against a podiatrist in New York, you may have many questions. You may not know if you have a valid case, or how much compensation you will receive. You might be trying to find the right lawyer to handle your case. You know you signed some papers […]

  • Posted on: Sep 19 2017
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NY Malpractice Suit Against Orthodontist Revived

Can I sue my orthodontist for medical malpractice? A New York appellate panel recently ruled to revive a medical malpractice suit against an orthodontist who was accused of providing negligent treatment when repositioning a patient’s tooth.  The lawsuit was originally dismissed on summary judgment after the trial court held that the plaintiff’s expert medical witness […]

  • Posted on: Sep 15 2017
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Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

We rely on the skill and experience of doctors to assist us if we become ill or injured.  While most doctors are trained professionals, medical negligence occurs at alarmingly high rates across the country. The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) recently reported that medical malpractice is now the third most common cause of […]

  • Posted on: Aug 24 2017
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Medical Malpractice and Drop Foot – What You Need to Know

If you’ve had a medical procedure recently that left you with drop foot, you may be thinking about medical malpractice.  Medical malpractice is a special type of negligence that occurs when health care providers aren’t careful enough and make mistakes that cause you harm.  For example, if your doctor was doing a procedure on your […]

  • Posted on: Aug 22 2017
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Bronx Orthopedic Surgeon Faces 10 Malpractice Lawsuits

What are the most common instances of orthopedic surgery malpractice? Bronx-Lebanon’s head of orthopedic surgery is facing some serious allegations of malpractice.  Dr. Ira Kirschenbaum was hired to head the department in 2008.  Since that time, four of his patients have died and he has been hit with ten malpractice lawsuits.  The deaths linked to […]

  • Posted on: Aug 11 2017
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Your Dental Implants Could Lead to a Malpractice Action

Why should dentists exercise caution when recommending dental implants? It is believed that over two million dental implants are placed in the United States annually, despite evidence that about 40 percent of these implants may fail.  The dental implant industry is enormous and increasingly fueled by the money involved in removing natural teeth.  Studies show […]

  • Posted on: Jul 24 2017
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“Lavern’s Law” Faces Hurdles in NY Senate Again

What You Need To Know About Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations Rules The first and most important question you must ask about any case you want to bring to court is simple: “What is the statute of limitations?”  A statute of limitations is simply a law that puts a time limit on how long you can bring […]

  • Posted on: Jul 19 2017
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