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Category Archive: Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice means that a medical professional failed to comply with standards of practice that have been generally accepted by the medical community. Injuries sustained at the hands of a trusted medical professional can take a severe physical and emotional toll. If you have been injured by a medical professional’s negligence, it is important that you retain an experienced attorney who can help defend your rights.

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NY Court Orders Elmira Doctor to Face the Music

NY Court Orders Elmira Doctor to Face the Music

| Medical Malpractice
A New York doctor in charge of a midwife clinic in upstate New York must face charges that he withheld a hormone treatment, causing a baby to be born prematurely and suffer from a brain injury, according to a New York Court of Appeals. According to court documents, the doctor’s failure to administer a key…Read the article
Judge Rules Immunity Doesn’t Apply in New York Nursing Home

Judge Rules Immunity Doesn’t Apply in New York Nursing Home

| Medical Malpractice
Earlier this month, Erie County Supreme Court Justice Jeanette Ogden rejected a nursing home’s movement to dismiss a lawsuit filed by the estate of a woman who died in care during the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic. The nursing home’s lawyers argued that the nursing home was immune from litigation under an immunity law…Read the article
5 Notable Examples of Medical Malpractice

5 Notable Examples of Medical Malpractice

| Medical Malpractice
In order to prevent medical malpractice, it is important for patients and their families to understand examples of medical malpractice. When you know how to spot malpractice, you’re more likely to advocate for yourself or your family. What is Medical Malpractice? Medical malpractice is a breach of an accepted standard of care that results in…Read the article
5 Most Common Kinds of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

5 Most Common Kinds of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

| Medical Malpractice
Medical malpractice is a serious issue, and one that can result in significant harm to patients. Every year, medical malpractice lawsuits are filed against doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare providers. A study done in 2016 showed that there are over 250,000 deaths due to medical malpractice every year.  If you or a loved one is…Read the article
How an Expert Witness Can Help Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

How an Expert Witness Can Help Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

| Medical Malpractice
The Role of an Expert Witness in a Medical Malpractice Case The job of an expert witness in a medical malpractice lawsuit is to give their professional opinion about whether or not the defendant, or doctor, violated the standard of care, which caused the plaintiff’s injury. An expert witness is often consulted by lawyers on…Read the article
8 Common Reasons to File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

8 Common Reasons to File a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

| Medical Malpractice
Like all people, doctors, nurses and other healthcare workers occasionally make mistakes. Sadly, these malpractices often lead to their patients experiencing pain, injury or even death. According to studies, injuries caused by medical malpractices are the third leading cause of death after heart disease and cancer. For a medical mistake to be considered malpractice, the…Read the article
The Five Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

The Five Most Common Types of Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

| Medical Malpractice
Medical malpractice is more than a poor result or an unintentional mistake. Instead, medical negligence is a lack of care. Doctors have one of the highest duties of care in New York law. In the words of one legal scholar, their fiduciary duty requires them “to always put the well-being of their patients first and…Read the article
Lights, Camera, Action in the Operating Room

Lights, Camera, Action in the Operating Room

| Medical Malpractice
Although the proposal has been pending for several years, the fight over AB 863, which would allow patients to record surgical procedures, is just now heating up. Could this progressive proposal spread to other progressive states, like New York? South Korean lawmakers recently passed one of the world’s first laws allowing surveillance cameras in operating…Read the article
5 Warning Signs of Abdominal Mesh Complications

5 Warning Signs of Abdominal Mesh Complications

| Medical Malpractice
Most people who suffer from abdominal hernias require a surgical procedure to repair the problem. The surgery heavily relies on a hernia mesh—a surgical implant. Studies show that nearly one-third of the people who undergo hernia surgeries experience some sort of complication.  Those experiencing severe difficulties should file an abdominal mesh lawsuit against specific mesh…Read the article
Do Guardians Really Look Out for Their Wards?

Do Guardians Really Look Out for Their Wards?

| Medical Malpractice
In most states, a guardian may seize total control of a person’s assets if that person is incapacitated. According to one observer, “incapacitate” is so vague that it could mean “anything from being in an absolute coma to not being able to find your car keys.” Essentially, there is a presumption that the guardian is…Read the article
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