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Hip Recalls and Procedural Risks

Hip Recalls and Procedural Risks

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
A hip replacement is done to correct a problem with the bones and joint of the hip-part of the bone and joint is removed and is replaced with a synthetic hip joint that is usually constructed of metal, ceramic and very hard plastic. This artificial joint replacement is done to try and reduce pain and…Read the article
Harsh Spotlight Falls On Surgical Centers

Harsh Spotlight Falls On Surgical Centers

| Medical Malpractice
Hundreds of thousands of people go to surgical centers instead of hospitals for routine procedures, complex surgeries, and everything in between. These places are very convenient, but are they safe? Not according to a recent survey. Since 2013, over 250 people have died following operations at one of the nation’s 5,000-plus surgical centers. Some of…Read the article
Study: Medical Malpractice Now 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Study: Medical Malpractice Now 3rd Leading Cause of Death

| Medical Malpractice
Many may think that nightmare stories of medical negligence leading to serious physical injury and even death are rare exceptions. However, a 2016 study by patient-safety researchers shed some light on the impact medical malpractice truly has on the Country. The study, led by a professor of surgery at John Hopkins University School of Medicine,…Read the article
Shocking Percentage of Surgeries Involve Medication Errors

Shocking Percentage of Surgeries Involve Medication Errors

| Medical Malpractice
A 2015 study that analyzed the rate of medication errors in surgeries that were performed at Massachusetts General Hospital had a shocking conclusion: a mistake or adverse event occurred in every second surgery, as well as in five percent of drug administrations. The study was presented at the Anesthesiology 2015 meeting in California, and summarized…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Wins $750k Medical Malpractice Settlement

Napoli Shkolnik Wins $750k Medical Malpractice Settlement

| Medical Malpractice
Napoli Shkolnik, PLLC is proud to announce a recovery of $750,000 on behalf of our client, a Bronx woman who suffered serious injuries as a result of medical malpractice.  Our client had been admitted to a Bronx hospital to undergo a routine shoulder surgery.  Prior to the start of the surgery, she was administered general…Read the article
What is Medical Malpractice?

What is Medical Malpractice?

| Medical Malpractice
Medical mistakes happen all the time in every locale across the country. Medicine is often more of an art than a science and if you ask three doctors their opinions about a complicated matter, you very well may get three different answers. There are many simple mistakes that can cause some significant damages.Read the article
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