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.

Study: Medical Malpractice 3rd Leading Cause of Death

Study: Medical Malpractice 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 Number of Surgeries Involve Medication Errors

Shocking Number 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
Medical Malpractice Birth Injuries: Delayed C-Section

Medical Malpractice Birth Injuries: Delayed C-Section

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A C-section or Cesearean section, is an alternative to a vaginal delivery.  A C-section maybe scheduled in advance for a  variety of reasons, or may be performed in an emergency situation due to a problematic labor.  A patient relies on the obstetrician and hospital staff to take decisive action during labor if signs that a…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
Medical Malpractice Birth Injuries: Erb's Palsy

Medical Malpractice Birth Injuries: Erb's Palsy

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A birth related injury unfortunately seen suffered at an alarming rate due to medical negligence is Erb’s palsy.  Erb’s palsy is a condition caused by damage to the brachial plexus nerves.  The brachial plexus is a network of nerves which begin in the area of the neck and stretch throughout the arm.  In cases of…Read the article
Transvaginal Mesh Complications

Transvaginal Mesh Complications

| Medical Malpractice
It is not surprising to anyone that both age and childbirth individually and in combination take their tolls on the human body. Many medical complications result from both. One of the more common medical complication from both or either that women suffer from are stress urinary incontinence as well as pelvic organ prolapse. Surgeons and…Read the article
What is Medical Malpractice?

What is Medical Malpractice?

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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
Limited Supply of Drugs is Causing Problems in U.S. Hospitals

Limited Supply of Drugs is Causing Problems in U.S. Hospitals

| Medical Malpractice
It is a story that seems straight out of a developing nation, not from our own backyards. Vital drugs to treat cancer, antibiotics, anesthetics, painkillers, and drugs necessary during surgery are in short supply right here in the U.S., according to a recent article in the New York Times. The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists…Read the article
The Realities of Malpractice

The Realities of Malpractice

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Medical malpractice lawsuits can best be described as a cause of action arising from a healthcare provider’s failure to treat a patient within the accepted standards of care. As a result, the patient must have suffered injury to have their day in court. When physicians act without regard to the generally accepted methods of treatment,…Read the article