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Exploring Neurosurgical Medical Malpractice Cases

What are the Most Common Reasons that Give Rise to Neurosurgical Malpractice Actions? Neurosurgeons are among the most likely specialists to face medical malpractice claims. Neurosurgery, which involves the diagnosis and treatment of patients with injuries or disease to the brain, spine, and nerves, is a complex field. Neurosurgeons are highly trained to work in […]

  • Posted on: Sep 17 2018
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Ten of the Most Common Medical Devices That Can Cause Injuries

Almost any medical device can cause an injury. Medical devices are designed to treat medical conditions; however, some of those devices cause more harm to the patient. When a medical device causes an injury, it is important to determine if the medical device was defective or if the medical provider committed malpractice when using the […]

  • Posted on: Aug 22 2018
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Hospital Acquired Infections and Medical Malpractice

What are my legal rights if I acquire a serious bacterial infection while in the hospital? People go to the hospital when they are in urgent need of care for an illness or injury. While most of us expect that the hospital will return us to health, at times a trip to the hospital can […]

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2018
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NY to Require Broader Expert Witness Disclosure in Med Mal Cases

Can I withhold the name of my expert witness in a New York medical malpractice case? Your expert witness will often prove to be one of the most important elements to your medical malpractice case. When it comes to the disclosure of expert witness testimony, New York has long followed its own unique policies. Post-1985, […]

  • Posted on: Aug 3 2018
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What Happens When Radiologists Fail to Read an X-Ray Properly?

Our New York medical malpractice attorney handles a variety of medical malpractice claims, including claims involving radiology errors. Because most patients do not interact with their radiologists as much as they do their other medical providers, they may not realize the potential for severe injury and damage if a radiologist fails to read an X-ray […]

  • Posted on: Jul 19 2018
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Prince’s Family Files Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against Hospital

What duties does a hospital have in treating an overdosing patient? Recently, the family members of singer Prince filed a lawsuit against the Illinois hospital that treated him for an opioid overdose just a week before his death.  Prince’s family claims that the singer received inadequate medical care when he entered the hospital after making […]

  • Posted on: Jun 13 2018
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Failure to Diagnose Periodontal Disease

What are the dangers of not promptly diagnosing gum disease? About half of all Americans have some form of periodontal disease, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.  Over 64.7 million Americans have mild, moderate, or severe periodontal disease.  Among older adults, instances of periodontal disease jump to 70 percent. When diagnosed in […]

  • Posted on: Jun 7 2018
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Identifying Nursing Home Malpractice

When you trust the care of your loved one to a nursing home or other facility, you expect that your loved one will be treated with dignity and respect.  You also expect that your loved one will receive the medical and personal care he or she needs. We want you to know that you have […]

  • Posted on: May 23 2018
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Common Braces Problems or Orthodontic Malpractice – What You Need to Know

As with any health care procedure, patients can suffer serious injuries or illnesses from dental and orthodontic procedures. In some cases, the injury or illness is the result of circumstances beyond the control of the provider. However, if an injury is caused by the negligence or carelessness of an orthodontist or dentist, the patient may […]

  • Posted on: Apr 25 2018
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Heel Spur Surgery and Medical Malpractice

What are my legal rights if I continue to experience pain after heel spur surgery? Heel spurs are formed by calcium deposits that cause a bony protrusion beneath the heel bone.  Heel spurs can develop over time and potentially become quite painful.  Often, the condition leads to plantar fasciitis, which involves inflammation of the connective […]

  • Posted on: Apr 9 2018
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