New York patients who undergo a medical procedure expect that they will be well cared for. However, there are times when it does not go as planned, and this could cause additional health problems. Ideally, people who this has happened to will get answers as to why a mistake happened. If not, it may be worthwhile to consider legal action against parties who may have played a role in causing the error.
Worries about being mistreated while under anesthesia are some of the most pervasive fears New York patients have when entering the hospital for surgery. One lawsuit reflects these fears coming to life for a hospital worker who was photographed nude while on the operating table.
New York residents may be interested in a recent malpractice case that involved a patient's privacy rights. Several factors in the case were in dispute prior to a decision by the court. These factors included statute of limitations and the privacy rights of AIDS patients.
A professor from the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine wants people in New York and nationwide to know about the risks posed by medical errors. To promote better research about the problem, the professor wrote to the director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The letter urged the CDC to account for deadly medical mistakes because recognition could open up grant dollars for research aimed at improving patient safety.
You're obsessing over your health issues, even before you go to the doctor. You never thought much about these things when you were younger, but now you're in your 50s and you know how important it is to pay attention to your health.
You went to your doctor because of a little ache that was getting in the way of your happiness, or preventing you from doing your job at the law office where you work. You did everything the doctor said for the headaches and the cramps, but now you're suffering far worse than before.
A recent study published by JAMA Internal Medicine sheds some light into how the gender of a doctor may play a role in the quality of health care for patients in New York and across the U.S. The information suggests that patients treated by female physicians have a greater chance of living after being discharged from a hospital. Additionally, the study revealed that patient deaths are higher when they are treated by male doctors.
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Our client, a 5-year-old patient, receives almost $8 million in compensation from an NYC hospital in a medical malpractice claim won by Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolf. Representing the injured child with his team of legal and medical experts, Daniel Minc said, "It was great day for the family."
The case involved negligent care on the part of the hospital pediatric intensive care unit for failing to observe bleeding from a simple biopsy wound which caused neurological damage.
If you make it through what can sometimes become a long and challenging legal process and are...