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When Summer Foot Problems Send You to an Overly Eager Podiatrist

In the summer months, when your feet are generally more exposed and therefore more subject to injury and the risks of the natural world, you may have cause to consult with a podiatrist. Unfortunately, such consultations, if you’re not forewarned, may lead you into a questionable course of treatment or even unnecessary surgery.  While most […]

  • Posted on: Jul 21 2021
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How long after podiatry malpractice can I sue for damages?

If you have suffered a personal injury as a result of podiatry malpractice, you are entitled to compensation for your medical costs, your lost income, your pain and suffering, and other related expenses. The question many patients in this situation ask is: “How long after the event can I still file a lawsuit against the […]

  • Posted on: Jul 14 2021
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When is dental implant failure dental malpractice?

No matter what your age, losing your teeth is a physical and psychological blow. Tooth loss interferes with your appearance, your ability to chew, your speech, your general health, and your sense of self-esteem. For some, dental implants are a marvelous innovation, providing replacement teeth that are permanent and work just as their natural teeth […]

  • Posted on: Jul 7 2021
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Does my podiatrist meet CDC standards for infection prevention?

During the coronavirus pandemic, we have all become acutely aware of disease prevention, but CDC standards for disease prevention in healthcare facilities, including podiatry offices, have existed for decades. At Dental & Podiatry Malpractice Lawyers of New York where we fight for the rights of patients who have been victims of podiatry malpractice, we are […]

  • Posted on: May 19 2021
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What are the most common types of dental malpractice?

Although dental malpractice represents only about 7 percent of medical malpractice cases, it can be devastating for those who suffer its consequences. Long-term injuries and even fatalities can be traced to dental negligence. At Dental & Podiatry Malpractice Lawyers of New York, Lance Ehrenberg, Esq. has 35 years of experience and a well-earned reputation for […]

  • Posted on: May 12 2021
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Can I Sue My Dentist for Causing My TMJ?

First of all, it’s important to understand that dental malpractice lawsuits are generally difficult to win so it is essential to have a highly skilled experienced dental malpractice attorney on your side. Second, although dentists can cause TMJ, it can be difficult to prove this since TMJ has many possible causes. Working with our practice, […]

  • Posted on: May 5 2021
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Why You Should Never Rush into Foot Surgery

At Dental & Podiatry Malpractice Lawyers of New York, we have seen far too much fallout from failed foot surgery performed by podiatrists. Our lead attorney in this field, Lawrence M. Karam, PC, has many years of successful experience litigating cases of podiatry malpractice and is well-known for being not only a competent professional but […]

  • Posted on: Apr 21 2021
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Can I Sue My Podiatrist for Getting Me Addicted to Opioids?

During the present-day epidemic of drug addiction, this question is a significant one. No one wants to become addicted to painkillers, but both medical and psychological factors can pull you into addiction more quickly than many people suspect.  After a podiatrist performs surgery on a patient — to remove a bunion or Morton’s neuroma, or […]

  • Posted on: Apr 14 2021
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Q&As About Dental Malpractice

If you have been a victim of dental malpractice, you know just how painful and disruptive dental injury can be. So does Lance Ehrenberg, Esq. of Dental & Podiatry Lawyers of New York who has been protecting the rights of dental malpractice victims for over 30 years. He has a well-earned reputation as both a […]

  • Posted on: Apr 7 2021
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I Think My Podiatrist Performed an Unnecessary Amputation of My Foot

All unnecessary surgery, unless it is an elective surgery that the patient desires, may be a strong basis for a malpractice lawsuit. Certainly, an unnecessary amputation of a foot falls into this disturbing category. If you believe that your podiatrist performed an amputation of your foot that was unnecessary and has caused you extreme pain, […]

  • Posted on: Mar 17 2021
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