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How Can Medical Malpractice Result in a Spinal Cord Injury?

When you seek medical treatment of any kind, you don’t anticipate leaving the office in worse condition than you were in upon arrival. And even if you receive substandard care, you certainly don’t expect to sustain a catastrophic spinal cord injury (SCI) while under your doctor’s watch.  The unfortunate truth, however, is that SCIs can [...]

2019-09-03T14:58:55+00:00 September 3rd, 2019|Blog, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on How Can Medical Malpractice Result in a Spinal Cord Injury?

Recovering Compensation Following an Incident of Medical Malpractice

Almost everyone puts their lives in the hands of their doctor. Whether it's a simple infection or an invasive surgery, people trust that doctors will have their best interests in mind. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. If you believe you were injured or your condition has worsened because a doctor did not take [...]

2019-07-30T16:11:16+00:00 July 31st, 2019|Blog, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Recovering Compensation Following an Incident of Medical Malpractice

Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in New York

In the state of New York, patients who receive substandard care may be able to recover compensation by filing a medical malpractice claim. There are, however, strict deadlines for bringing these cases to court if a settlement cannot be reached. These deadlines are prescribed in the statutes of limitations. These time limits exist for several [...]

2019-06-14T15:06:16+00:00 June 14th, 2019|Blog, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in New York

What Constitutes Medical Malpractice?

Medical complications can arise even when a doctor provides the highest possible quality of care. As such, just because a treatment wasn’t successful or the patient suffered unexpected side effects doesn’t necessarily mean that medical malpractice has occurred. To prevail in a medical malpractice claim, it must be shown that the defendant breached the duty [...]

2019-05-21T08:37:07+00:00 May 21st, 2019|Blog, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on What Constitutes Medical Malpractice?

3 Alarming Statistics About Medical Malpractice in the U.S.

When you visit a hospital, clinic, or other medical facility, it’s reasonable to assume that your healthcare provider will use accepted standards of care. Unfortunately, medical negligence is incredibly common in the United States, and it often has devastating consequences for patients and their families. Read on to learn a few surprising statistics about medical [...]

2019-02-28T10:03:15+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Blog, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on 3 Alarming Statistics About Medical Malpractice in the U.S.

4 Common Examples of Medical Malpractice

Every time you visit a doctor, you are putting your life in someone else’s hands. Although most healthcare providers do whatever they can to ensure the best possible outcome for their patients, mistakes can occur at any stage of diagnosis or treatment. According to The Washington Post, more than 250,000 deaths per year can be [...]

2018-12-17T08:43:59+00:00 December 17th, 2018|Blog, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on 4 Common Examples of Medical Malpractice

3 Common Medication Mistakes That Lead to Tort Claims

Medication mistakes occur far more often than they should. Every year, up to 7,000 Americans die from complications that can be attributed to medication errors. In an attempt to reduce the number of medication mistakes that occur at healthcare facilities and pharmacies around the country, researchers looked for patterns—and they found at least a few. [...]

2018-11-19T08:19:23+00:00 November 19th, 2018|Blog, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on 3 Common Medication Mistakes That Lead to Tort Claims

5 Reasons to Hire a Skilled Medical Malpractice Attorney

5 Reasons to Hire a Skilled Medical Malpractice Attorney Doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals must undergo years of education and ongoing training to ensure they are able to provide the best care possible. Despite these requirements, medical errors are a leading cause of death in the United States. According to The Washington Post, researchers [...]

2019-01-16T10:03:40+00:00 July 30th, 2018|Blog, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Hire a Skilled Medical Malpractice Attorney

NYC Physician Errors

Medical professionals in New York City are some of the best in the world. When people are suffering from a serious health problem, they often come to doctors in the city for treatment. When a medical professional in New York City deviates from the standard of care that they are expected to provide, a patient [...]

2018-05-30T08:02:17+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Blog, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on NYC Physician Errors

Failure to Diagnose in NYC

Individuals in New York City and throughout the United States rely heavily on their doctors to diagnose and treat any health issues accordingly. When a doctor or nurse does not diagnose a health issue in an effective manner or fails to diagnose the issue at all, the victim may suffer serious consequences and in some [...]

2018-04-18T18:28:11+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Blog, Medical Malpractice|Comments Off on Failure to Diagnose in NYC