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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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Preventing Medical Errors: How You Can Protect Yourself

22
April
2011
On behalf of Rosenblum & Partners, LLP.

According to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, medical errors are one of the leading causes of death and injury in America. The Institute of Medicine estimates that about 44,000 to 98,000 people die annually in U.S. hospitals because of medical errors, many of which are preventable. Medical errors are adverse events that […]

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