Female dentist working with patient.

When Dentists Are Responsible for Infections

Let’s face it, dental work, especially when it is invasive, carries a risk of infection. Although most of us remain perfectly healthy after visiting the dentist, a small percentage of patients end up with painful, even life-threatening infections. While not all such infections are the dentist’s fault, some of them do result from negligence that […]

  • Posted on: Jul 16 2020
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Doctor and patient looking at x-ray of Charcot foot

Misdiagnosis of Charcot Foot

Charcot foot is a rare but serious condition that is frequently misdiagnosed, at times with terrible consequences. The disease affects individuals with peripheral neuropathy (a lack of sensation in the extremities), and so is particularly dangerous for those with diabetes who often suffer this type of nerve damage. Because of its nebulous initial symptoms, combined […]

  • Posted on: Jul 8 2020
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Older man with dental nerve pain.

When Your Dentist Damages a Dental Nerve

Because many dental procedures result in discomfort that lingers for hours, days, or even weeks afterwards, patients are often not certain whether the pain or other symptoms they experience after a dental visit is routine or unexpected. As a matter of fact, it may be the result of dental malpractice. There are a number of […]

  • Posted on: Jul 1 2020
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Woman with multiple foot surgeries getting foot wrapped up.

Have You Had Unnecessary or Multiple Podiatric Surgeries?

Unfortunately, foot surgeries have a generally bad reputation. Many patients complain that they have had foot surgeries that were either later deemed unnecessary, failed to solve the problem they sought help for, or necessitated subsequent operations. If you have been through a similarly miserable sequence of events, you may well be the victim of podiatry […]

  • Posted on: Jun 17 2020
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Woman suffering a toothache from dental malpractice.

Have You Been a Victim of Dental Negligence?

Though medical malpractice is frequently discussed, dental negligence scarcely is. Nonetheless, many dental patients suffer problems after dental work that they may not even be aware were caused by poor dental diagnosis or treatment. You may have an acute or chronic problem that is the result of dental negligence and not realize the connection. If […]

  • Posted on: Jun 10 2020
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Older woman receiving treatment for tooth loss.

Tooth Loss Caused by Dental Malpractice

What causes the loss of adult teeth? Our adult teeth are intended to last a lifetime and never fall out, but unfortunately, statistics released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that only 48 percent of adults had a full set of permanent teeth.  There are several possible causes of adult tooth loss, […]

  • Posted on: Jun 3 2020
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Attorney discussing dental malpractice claim with client.

What Is My Dental Malpractice Claim Worth?

If you or a close relative suffered harm because of sub-standard dental care, dental malpractice lawyers in New York could help you prove the negligence and pursue a claim for money damages. We cannot state a dollar amount that represents the value of your dental malpractice claim without first talking to you and investigating your […]

  • Posted on: May 20 2020
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Woman getting her foot checked out by a podiatrist.

How Do You Calculate Damages in a Podiatric Malpractice Lawsuit?

People usually do not realize how essential healthy feet are in daily activities until they experience a problem; then every step can be painful, if not impossible. When you go to a podiatrist for treatment of a foot issue, and the podiatrist makes an inexcusable mistake, you could suffer for the rest of your life. […]

  • Posted on: May 13 2020
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Patient with signs of oral cancer at the dental office.

Common Signs of Oral Cancer that Dentists Miss

Sometimes, dentists misinterpret oral cancer symptoms as indications of other conditions instead of cancer. When this misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose mouth cancer happens, the patient can lose valuable time in a limited window of opportunity for successful treatment and cure of the malignancy. If a dentist missed the signs of oral cancer in you […]

  • Posted on: May 6 2020
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Coronavirus Updates

What will happen to my pending case while the courts in New York are closed due to the Coronavirus? As the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect our country, we want to provide you with some updates on the court system and your legal rights in New York at this time.  On March 16, 2020, all […]

  • Posted on: Apr 27 2020
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