Category Archives: Podiatric Malpractice

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Don’t Ignore Possible Signs of Podiatric Malpractice

It is always a good idea to be an educated consumer, though with medical care it is impossible to learn all the necessary terms, conditions, and treatments without going through the requisite years of education and onsite training.  Still, our podiatry malpractice attorney, Lawrence M. Karam recommends that you remember to use your common sense […]

  • Posted on: Dec 31 2021
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My Bunion Surgery Was a Disaster. Can I file a malpractice claim?

Bunions are extremely common, estimated to occur in nearly a third of the population. Many of those affected choose to have a surgical repair of the problem due to ongoing pain, mobility issues, difficulty getting shoes that fit properly, and dissatisfaction with the appearance of their feet. Unfortunately, in spite of the fact that bunion […]

  • Posted on: Nov 6 2021
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What damages can I win as a victim of podiatry malpractice?

It is hard enough to suffer the physical and emotional consequences of podiatry malpractice without having to cope with its financial repercussions. Dealing with physical pain and emotional trauma requires resources you may not have. That’s why it’s important to consult with an experienced podiatry malpractice attorney to understand how a successful lawsuit will provide […]

  • Posted on: Oct 20 2021
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Has your podiatrist misdiagnosed the cause of your neuropathy?

Neuropathy is a disturbing condition that podiatrists often treat, but if your podiatrist assumes that your neuropathy is the result of a simple nerve injury due to a fall, a car accident, or repetitive stress, in some cases this assumption may be a sign of negligence.  If your podiatrist failed to refer you to a […]

  • Posted on: Oct 13 2021
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Why Proving Podiatric Malpractice Is Not Easy

Claims of podiatric malpractice, like all claims of medical malpractice, are harder to prove than personal injury claims resulting from other causes, such as car accidents or slip and falls. The following content is designed to show why this is true, and to demonstrate why it is essential to have an experienced podiatric malpractice attorney […]

  • Posted on: Aug 8 2021
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When Summer Foot Problems Send You to an Overly Eager Podiatrist

In the summer months, when your feet are generally more exposed and therefore more subject to injury and the risks of the natural world, you may have cause to consult with a podiatrist. Unfortunately, such consultations, if you’re not forewarned, may lead you into a questionable course of treatment or even unnecessary surgery.  While most […]

  • Posted on: Jul 21 2021
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How long after podiatry malpractice can I sue for damages?

If you have suffered a personal injury as a result of podiatry malpractice, you are entitled to compensation for your medical costs, your lost income, your pain and suffering, and other related expenses. The question many patients in this situation ask is: “How long after the event can I still file a lawsuit against the […]

  • Posted on: Jul 14 2021
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Does my podiatrist meet CDC standards for infection prevention?

During the coronavirus pandemic, we have all become acutely aware of disease prevention, but CDC standards for disease prevention in healthcare facilities, including podiatry offices, have existed for decades. At Dental & Podiatry Malpractice Lawyers of New York where we fight for the rights of patients who have been victims of podiatry malpractice, we are […]

  • Posted on: May 19 2021
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Why You Should Never Rush into Foot Surgery

At Dental & Podiatry Malpractice Lawyers of New York, we have seen far too much fallout from failed foot surgery performed by podiatrists. Our lead attorney in this field, Lawrence M. Karam, PC, has many years of successful experience litigating cases of podiatry malpractice and is well-known for being not only a competent professional but […]

  • Posted on: Apr 21 2021
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Can I Sue My Podiatrist for Getting Me Addicted to Opioids?

During the present-day epidemic of drug addiction, this question is a significant one. No one wants to become addicted to painkillers, but both medical and psychological factors can pull you into addiction more quickly than many people suspect.  After a podiatrist performs surgery on a patient — to remove a bunion or Morton’s neuroma, or […]

  • Posted on: Apr 14 2021
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