amputation

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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Can I Claim Malpractice If My Dentist Referred Me to the Wrong Specialist?

The answer may very well be Yes. The only way you will know for sure, however, is to consult with an experienced dental malpractice lawyer. At Dental & Podiatry Malpractice Lawyers of New York, Lance Ehrenberg, Esq. has been tackling such cases for many years and knows precisely what circumstances characterize dental malpractice. Once he […]

  • Posted on: Mar 10 2021
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My Dentist Cracked My Tooth. Can I Sue for Damages?

Your dentist, like any other healthcare professional, owes you a duty of care. If he or she breaches that duty of care by cracking your teeth and you can prove a causal connection between your dentist’s action and the actual harm that has come to you, you may have a viable dental malpractice lawsuit.  This […]

  • Posted on: Mar 3 2021
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When Other Conditions Are Misdiagnosed as Bunions

If you were diagnosed with bunions and have had unnecessary surgery that hasn’t resolved your original symptoms, your podiatrist may have misdiagnosed you. If this is the case, he or she may be guilty of malpractice, and you may be entitled to substantial damages. At Dental & Podiatry Malpractice Lawyers of New York, we have […]

  • Posted on: Feb 17 2021
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When Is the Failure to Diagnose or Treat Osteomyelitis Podiatric Malpractice?

If you are suffering or have suffered from osteomyelitis that your podiatrist failed to diagnose or treat properly, you may very well be a victim of podiatric malpractice. Credentialed podiatrists have been well-trained in the diagnosis, causes, symptoms, and treatments of this serious ailment. Unless there was something unique about the circumstances of your particular […]

  • Posted on: Feb 10 2021
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When Is Your Dentist Responsible for the Failure of Dental Implants?

No matter how well-trained or experienced a dentist is, he or she can make a mistake. When that mistake is due to negligence — such as faulty preparation, incorrect diagnosis, or inattention to detail– it may constitute dental malpractice. While dental implants can fail for a number of reasons unrelated to your prosthodontist’s competence or […]

  • Posted on: Feb 3 2021
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Has Your General Dentist Failed to Refer You to a Specialist?

Many general dentists perform procedures that might be better handled by dental specialists. Though much of the time there is no problem with a tooth extraction or a teeth whitening procedure administered by your general dentist, if something does go seriously wrong, you may need a dental malpractice attorney as well as medical care.   At […]

  • Posted on: Jan 20 2021
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Has Your Capsulitis Been Misdiagnosed as Morton’s Neuroma?

Too many patients with foot pain in the front of the foot are misdiagnosed with Morton’s neuroma when they are really suffering from capsulitis. While the two conditions have similar symptoms, treatments for Morton’s neuroma include surgery, whereas treatments for capsulitis do not.  If you have been through the pain and expense of unnecessary surgery […]

  • Posted on: Jan 13 2021
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My Dentist Perforated My Sinuses During an Extraction. Can I Sue for Damages?

Tooth extractions are one of the most frequent procedures performed by dental professionals, whether general dentists, periodontists or oral surgeons. Usually simple procedures, most tooth extractions go smoothly and patients recover rapidly. However, when teeth adjacent to the sinuses are extracted, unintended consequences, such as sinus perforation, may occur. Although known as a relatively common […]

  • Posted on: Jan 6 2021
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My Podiatrist Turned My Ingrown Toenail into a Serious Problem–What can I do?

Ingrown toenails, though known to be quite painful, are normally regarded as minor ailments. Under certain circumstances, however, they can turn into matters of serious medical concern. If your podiatrist’s mishandling of your ingrown toenail causes your condition to worsen, he or she may be guilty of podiatry malpractice and may be held legally liable […]

  • Posted on: Dec 23 2020
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