Determining Damages in New York Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical providers can make mistakes and errors that result in traumatic injuries and life-threatening conditions. When a doctor, hospital, nurse, or other medical provider is negligent or breaches the duty of care owed to a patient, that medical provider may be held liable for damages in a medical malpractice claim. Proving malpractice is only one […]

  • Posted on: Jun 12 2019
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Reading Hospital Analyzes Diabetic Foot Care

The Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association (www.japmaonline.org) recently published an article describing a study by the podiatry department at the Reading Hospital in Pennsylvania (March/April 2019 – Vol. 109, No. 2) analyzing YouTube videos on diabetic foot care.  The authors of “Analysis of YouTube as a Source of Information for Diabetic Foot Care” […]

  • Posted on: May 30 2019
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Proving Your Medical Malpractice Case

What can make a medical malpractice case difficult to win? Medical malpractice is believed to cause some 250,000 deaths per year, according to a study conducted by researchers at John Hopkins University. This makes medical malpractice the third leading cause of death nationwide. Many Americans, unaware of the true instance of medical malpractice, would never […]

  • Posted on: May 30 2019
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The Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice

What are the grounds for a viable medical malpractice lawsuit? Most doctors will spend between 12 and 15 years earning their medical license, depending on the type of medicine practiced. While the many hours of medical school should result in a competent physician, no amount of education can eliminate the reality that doctors make mistakes. […]

  • Posted on: May 27 2019
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Dangers of Gout Misdiagnosis

If you have suffered serious consequences because your podiatrist misdiagnosed gout, you may be a victim of podiatric malpractice. If you have suffered personal harm — physically, financially– from this misdiagnosis, in addition to seeking excellent ongoing medical care, you need the services of a highly competent podiatric malpractice attorney. Although gout misdiagnoses are quite […]

  • Posted on: May 25 2019
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When Does a Podiatry Mistake Become Malpractice?

If you have suffered an injury or worsened condition that you believe was the result of a podiatrist’s negligence, you should contact a highly qualified podiatry malpractice attorney. Medical malpractice laws are complicated to begin with and medical malpractice can be difficult to prove. It is essential, therefore, that when dealing with this particular type […]

  • Posted on: Apr 22 2019
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Cerebral Palsy and Medical Malpractice

Is cerebral palsy preventable? Cerebral palsy is a neurological disorder stemming from damage to an infant’s brain.  The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that over 10,000 babies each year are born with cerebral palsy and more than 750,000 people worldwide live with at least one symptom of the disorder.  Cerebral palsy can cause […]

  • Posted on: Apr 15 2019
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Bacterial Infections Contracted During Surgery

What are the causes of surgical related infections? Infection is one of the most serious surgical related complication that a patient may experience. Infections post-surgery can lead to wounds that will not heal, fevers, the need for additional surgery or time in the hospital, and in the most extreme cases, death.  If you have suffered […]

  • Posted on: Apr 8 2019
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The Importance of Expert Witnesses in Medical Malpractice Cases

Do I need an expert witness to testify in my medical malpractice action? Medical malpractice cases involve complex medical and legal issues.  Non-doctors lack the medical knowledge to be able to make an informed decision as to whether the doctor in question acted negligently.  For this reason, it is critical that medical malpractice plaintiffs secure […]

  • Posted on: Mar 20 2019
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How Do I Know if my Dentist Was Negligent?

We trust our dentist to provide safe and proper care for our oral health. When a dentist fails to provide adequate care, the dentist’s actions may be negligent. If a dentist is guilty of negligence or wrongdoing, you may be entitled to compensation for injuries and harm caused by dental negligence. A New York dental […]

  • Posted on: Mar 12 2019
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