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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Lavern’s Law Finalized in New York

How long will misdiagnosed cancer patients have to file a medical malpractice suit in NY? Years in the making, Lavern’s Law will finally become official.  Lawmakers have reached an agreement concerning the controversial bill that will allow patients with a missed cancer diagnosis to file suit after the discovery of their misdiagnosis.  The law, which […]

  • Posted on: Feb 25 2018
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Can I Sue for Infection Following Foot Surgery?

A stay in the hospital for surgery is never a comfortable experience. Even if the procedure was smooth, many still face a long climb ahead as they navigate rehabilitation, medical bills, and the readjustment to everyday life to their best ability. Add to that podiatric malpractice and they may be facing the effects for a […]

  • Posted on: Feb 19 2018
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Winning Your Medical Malpractice Case

How can I prove the doctor who treated me was negligent? Medical malpractice lawsuits are notoriously complex.  Doctors and other medical professionals will vigorously defend against most medical malpractice actions.  Armed with powerful attorneys and laws that make it difficult for injured patients to succeed, the defense is often the prevailing party in a medical […]

  • Posted on: Feb 7 2018
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My Doctor Failed to Diagnose Breast Cancer – What Are My Options?

Cancer is a scary and serious diagnosis. There are a variety of treatment options that can be pursued if it is caught at an early stage, but the chances for survival or a cure unfortunately usually goes down if it is not diagnosed promptly. A lot of people place a high degree of trust in […]

  • Posted on: Jan 25 2018
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