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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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Dental Surgery Death Sparks Anesthesia Concerns

What are the risks of dental surgery? A 17-year-old in Florida died after being sedated for a simple dentistry procedure. The death has resulted in investigations by the Florida Department of Health. Now, the dentist involved has voluntarily relinquished his license. The family of the deceased teen is calling for lawmakers to more closely examine […]

  • Posted on: Apr 4 2018
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10 most common healthcare provider errors that cause patient harm

Mistakes happen. Most mistakes can easily be corrected. However, when your healthcare provider makes an error, it can mean life or death. If you or a loved one has experienced any of the following common mistakes while receiving medical care, you need to contact a New York medical malpractice attorney right away. Medication Errors Giving […]

  • Posted on: Mar 26 2018
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Same Day Surgery Centers in NJ Come With Risks

What are my legal rights if I am injured due to a surgical mistake? Same day surgery centers are advertised as safe places for routine, stress free operations.  For some New Jersey patients, however, so-called routine procedures at same day surgery centers turned into anything but routine.  Several families have lost their loved ones due […]

  • Posted on: Mar 15 2018
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Do I Have a Medical Malpractice Case?

What are the requirements for filing a medical malpractice action in NY? When we are ill or suffer an injury, we rely on medical professionals to provide us with the quality care we need.  Most of us would be astonished to discover that medical errors are one of the leading causes of death, right after […]

  • Posted on: Mar 14 2018
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