Medical Malpractice

What is post-traumatic amnesia?

New York residents who get into accidents involving the head, skull, or brain, may experience something called post-traumatic amnesia. This is a type of memory loss brought on specifically by trauma to the head, which can result in bruising within the brain and other related injury. BrainLine states that rehabilitation can be a difficult period for… read more

What falls under the umbrella of surgical errors?

New York residents expect to be treated with care when they go in for surgery. Unfortunately, mistakes can still sometimes be made. , PC, are here to lend guidance and information if you’re struggling from an injury you received from a surgical error. First, you should know that there are many different types of surgical errors… read more

Thrills, chills and action sport accidents

It is a form of exercise, a popular sport and a way of life. It is also a common cause of traumatic brain injuries. Skateboarding has long been a favorite pastime for individuals young and old, but the risks that come with the activity can be devastating. And while helmet use is encouraged in all action sports, it… read more

Medical malpractice lawsuits in New York

Medical malpractice is the worst fear of many, and a nightmare for those who have experienced it. Although human error is a natural part of life, why do so many of those mistakes happen within one of the most widely trusted institutions? There may not be an answer to this complicated question, but some studies show… read more

Important facts about nursing home rights

Choosing the right nursing home for a loved one generally takes serious time and dedication, depending on the family member’s physical and mental needs. When it comes to the right nursing home itself, staff and medical teams are also an absolute must. What happens when a New York nursing home fails to meet these needs? … read more

Common mistakes made in the emergency room

When a person goes to an emergency room at a New York hospital, it is with the expectation that he or she will receive quality care and an accurate diagnosis. Unfortunately, emergency room patients may experience complications or serious effects from a misdiagnosis or completely missing the right diagnosis altogether. Doctors can make mistakes, but… read more

Did your child suffer a birth injury? You can fight back

When a New York family is expecting a baby, it is a time of great excitement. The joy of welcoming a new family member can quickly change to fear and uncertainty if something goes wrong in the process, resulting in an injury to the baby. If your family went through this situation and life is… read more

Returning to work after suffering a brain injury

After having suffered a traumatic brain injury and worked your way through the recovery process, on if your first goals may be to return to work. If you are able to do so, count yourself fortunate; many of those that we here at Rosenbaum and Rosenbaum, P.C. have worked with after sustaining similar injuries are… read more

Court rules against states damages cap in malpractice case

When people hear of medical malpractice lawsuits in New York, they may be quick to dismiss them as money grabs be bitter patients who were not happy with their medical services. In reality, however, the potential for people to use such action as a vehicle to earn millions of dollars is often limited as many… read more

4 issues that could lead to a medical misdiagnosis

When you feel ill, you likely go to the doctor and expect to receive a diagnosis and information on treatment options. However, even after going through your treatment regimen, you may find that you still do not feel well. This type of predicament is not altogether uncommon, but it could point to a serious issue… read more