Medical Malpractice

Lack of emotional control after a brain injury

While you grew up, one of the key things you learned was how to control your emotions. This is why young children often have tantrums and angry outbursts. They just have not learned this skill yet. It does not come naturally. You learned it over time, so you can keep your emotions in check as… read more

Administrative errors in health care

If you have read or heard stories about someone who was given a wrong diagnosis by a doctor, experienced a problem during or after a surgery, or had some other negative result related to the delivery of their health care, you are likely wondering how possible it is for you to be hurt by a… read more

Can surgical errors be avoided?

If you are like many people in New York, you are shocked and concerned every time you hear about a medical error – especially one that results in the death of a patient. Sadly, these events happen all too often. Some research in recent years even indicates that only cancer and heart disease claim more… read more

Husband claims failure to act doomed wife after childbirth

Advances in modern medicine may prompt many in New York to believe that almost any medical procedure is now routine. Perhaps nowhere is this more evident than in childbirth. There was a time period where going through delivery could easily put a mother at risk, yet today, most couples do not expect to experience any… read more

Options for medical errors involving technology

If you are like many people in New York, you are aware that advanced technologies like artificial intelligence and machine learning are becoming used in more areas of business and people’s personal lives. The rapid pace at which these and other technologies are being implemented can feel staggering at times. When it comes to health… read more

Does it matter which helmet style I choose?

If you are interested in riding a motorized vehicle, the first step to take before practicing is purchasing a helmet. Study after study has shown that wearing a helmet saves lives. However, did you know that it matters which helmet you use? Certain styles have higher safety ratings than others. However, some helmets can still… read more

Recovering from a traumatic brain injury

Residents of New York who get into serious accidents risk damage being done to their head, skull and brain. Brain damage in particular can be difficult to deal with because of its long-lasting and highly disruptive impact on a person’s life. Today, we take a look at the recovery process after receiving a traumatic brain… read more

Medical errors the nation’s third-most common cause of death

When you show up to a New York hospital or physician’s office, chances are, you feel confident in the quality of care you will receive while there and have faith that your doctor will direct you down the right path. Regrettably, however, doctors, like everyone else, are not immune to making errors, but the errors… read more

Brain injuries can happen to anyone

Many of us have become aware of traumatic brain injuries in the context of professional sports. Hockey and American football players are at high-risk for these injuries. Yet, you don’t have to be a linebacker to sustain a brain injury. Almost 400 brain injuries happen each day. These injuries can result in hospital stays and… read more

Heart attacks in women too often missed

People in New York may well have preconceived ideas about what happens to a person when they experience a heart attack. These ideas may be accurate in some situations but research is finding they are often wrong when it comes to heart attacks in women. It seems that women have a greater likelihood of experiencing… read more