2013 03 Archives

Injured by medical malpractice? Don’t settle too quickly

26
March
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

Anyone who has been injured by medical negligence will tell you that a lawsuit can take significant time. Hospitals in New York and across the country often try to take advantage of this and tempt injured patients with a quick settlement in order to avoid litigation. However, taking the settlement may not always be in […]

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Recipient of diseased donated organ later dies of rabies

22
March
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

Organ donation fulfills an important medical need, and donated organs have saved the lives of millions in New York and across the country. But organs are only life-saving if they are viable and free of infectious disease. If not, a donated organ can be lethal to the recipient. It is up to organ procurement organizations […]

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Painful eye surgery continued after patient woke up, lawsuit says

12
March
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

Imagine going in for what you expect to be routine surgery. As you lie on the operating table and start to feel sleepy from the anesthesia, you are comforted by the fact that you won’t feel pain during the procedure and will wake up with only mild post-surgical discomfort. But part way through the surgery, […]

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New York woman awarded $1.25 million in medical malpractice suit

08
March
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

In our post last week, we wrote that failure to diagnose serious medical conditions is a widespread problem among primary care physicians. For patients in Albany and across the state, the primary care physician is often the first resource we seek when we have a medical issue. If any doctor fails to correctly diagnose a […]

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Study reveals high rates of misdiagnosis by primary care doctors

01
March
2013
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

For decades, reputable medical journals have studied the rates and consequences of medical errors that occur in hospitals. But few major studies have been conducted focusing on medical errors made by primary care physicians, who are often a patient’s first (and sometimes only) source of medical advice. Recently, the Journal of the American Medical Association […]

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