Category Archives: Medical Malpractice

Ten of the Most Common Medical Devices That Can Cause Injuries

Almost any medical device can cause an injury. Medical devices are designed to treat medical conditions; however, some of those devices cause more harm to the patient. When a medical device causes an injury, it is important to determine if the medical device was defective or if the medical provider committed malpractice when using the […]

  • Posted on: Aug 22 2018
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Hospital Acquired Infections and Medical Malpractice

What are my legal rights if I acquire a serious bacterial infection while in the hospital? People go to the hospital when they are in urgent need of care for an illness or injury. While most of us expect that the hospital will return us to health, at times a trip to the hospital can […]

  • Posted on: Aug 15 2018
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NY to Require Broader Expert Witness Disclosure in Med Mal Cases

Can I withhold the name of my expert witness in a New York medical malpractice case? Your expert witness will often prove to be one of the most important elements to your medical malpractice case. When it comes to the disclosure of expert witness testimony, New York has long followed its own unique policies. Post-1985, […]

  • Posted on: Aug 3 2018
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What Happens When Radiologists Fail to Read an X-Ray Properly?

Our New York medical malpractice attorney handles a variety of medical malpractice claims, including claims involving radiology errors. Because most patients do not interact with their radiologists as much as they do their other medical providers, they may not realize the potential for severe injury and damage if a radiologist fails to read an X-ray […]

  • Posted on: Jul 19 2018
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Prince’s Family Files Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Against Hospital

What duties does a hospital have in treating an overdosing patient? Recently, the family members of singer Prince filed a lawsuit against the Illinois hospital that treated him for an opioid overdose just a week before his death.  Prince’s family claims that the singer received inadequate medical care when he entered the hospital after making […]

  • Posted on: Jun 13 2018
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Identifying Nursing Home Malpractice

When you trust the care of your loved one to a nursing home or other facility, you expect that your loved one will be treated with dignity and respect.  You also expect that your loved one will receive the medical and personal care he or she needs. We want you to know that you have […]

  • Posted on: May 23 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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