Category Archives: Podiatric Malpractice

Lance Ehrenberg, Esq. discusses how to assess foreseeability of risks in podiatric malpractice lawsuits.

Foreseeability of Risk in Podiatric Malpractice Cases

As with all other types of medical procedures, podiatric procedures have some risks for the patients. While most podiatric malpractice cases involve a physician deviating from the podiatric standards of care, some malpractice cases involve a failure by the doctor to inform the patient of foreseeable risks. In those cases, a podiatrist may be liable […]

  • Posted on: Sep 6 2019
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Lance Ehrenberg, Esq. gives an overview of podiatric malpractice.

What Is Podiatric Malpractice?

Podiatric malpractice may be an unfamiliar term for many, but for the thousands of Americans who find themselves a victim of podiatric malpractice, it is imperative to understand this legal concept. Foot pain is shockingly common, with the American Podiatric Medical Association reporting that about 77 percent of Americans have experienced foot pain, while a […]

  • Posted on: Sep 3 2019
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Lance Ehrenberg, Esq. gives an overview of the duty of care for podiatric surgeons.

What Is the Duty of Care for New York Podiatric Surgeons?

Many, but not all, podiatrists are foot surgeons and are trained to perform surgery on the lower leg, specifically the areas surrounding the feet and ankles. Maintaining the health of our feet and ankles is essential. If something goes wrong, we could lose our ability to walk normally or walk at all. Unfortunately, negligence and […]

  • Posted on: Aug 20 2019
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Lance Ehrenberg, Esq. discusses how bone infections can lead to podiatric malpractice lawsuits.

Podiatric Malpractice and Bone Infections

What complications can arise from bone infections caused by foot surgery? Foot or podiatric surgery is typically thought of as a relatively minor process. While most foot surgeries will involve an outpatient procedure and a fairly quick recovery time, sometimes podiatric surgeries go horribly wrong. One recognized complication of podiatric surgery is osteomyelitis or an […]

  • Posted on: Aug 6 2019
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The Law Office of Lawrence M. Karam, PC discusses the most common problems in podiatric surgery.

Common Problems in Podiatric Surgery

Podiatric surgery can correct a variety of problems and conditions that can be very painful and debilitating. However, when a podiatric surgeon makes an error or is negligent, a surgical procedure could result in lifelong pain and impairments. Some of the things that go wrong during podiatric surgery are beyond the surgeon’s control. A New […]

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2019
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The Law Office of Lawrence M. Karam discusses the most common types podiatry malpractice.

Common Types of Podiatry Malpractice

While everyone makes mistakes, when doctors and dentists make serious mistakes as a result of inattention or negligence, or (heaven forbid) perform unnecessary surgery out of simple greed, the cost in physical pain, mental anguish, and financial loss to their patients is tremendous. Podiatrists, who specialize in diagnosis and treatment of the foot and ankle, […]

  • Posted on: Jul 15 2019
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Reading Hospital Analyzes Diabetic Foot Care

The Journal of the American Podiatric Medical Association ( recently published an article describing a study by the podiatry department at the Reading Hospital in Pennsylvania (March/April 2019 – Vol. 109, No. 2) analyzing YouTube videos on diabetic foot care.  The authors of “Analysis of YouTube as a Source of Information for Diabetic Foot Care” […]

  • Posted on: May 30 2019
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When Does a Podiatry Mistake Become Malpractice?

If you have suffered an injury or worsened condition that you believe was the result of a podiatrist’s negligence, you should contact a highly qualified podiatry malpractice attorney. Medical malpractice laws are complicated to begin with and medical malpractice can be difficult to prove. It is essential, therefore, that when dealing with this particular type […]

  • Posted on: Apr 22 2019
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Make Sure Your Podiatrist Is Well-Informed About Diabetes

Why Every Podiatrist Must Be Well-Informed About Diabetes Most of us need to visit a podiatrist on occasion, perhaps because we have a severe case of athlete’s foot, an ingrown toenail, or are experiencing the sudden-onset pain of plantar fasciitis.  If you have diabetes, however, it is crucial that you make professional foot care part […]

  • Posted on: Mar 1 2019
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Simple Foot Pain Solutions Your Podiatrist May Not Tell You About

Simple Foot Pain Solutions Your Podiatrist May Not Tell You About While most of us sometimes have sore or aching feet, few of us realize that we could be playing a major role in our own discomfort. While we may surmise that we are genetically predisposed to flat feet or bunions by observing our parents’ […]

  • Posted on: Feb 20 2019
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