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Medical mistakes may be more common than previously thought

26
September
2013
On behalf of the Law Offices of Sanford Rosenblum

New York residents might think that advances in technology should make medical mistakes a thing of the past, but a recent study shows that medical negligence is responsible for a staggering number of illnesses, injuries and deaths in hospitals around the country. A report by the Institute of Medicine completed in 1999 showed that approximately 98,000 people […]

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Victims of medical malpractice not protected in New York

27
June
2013
On behalf of the Law Offices of Sanford Rosenblum

New York hospitals have ranked 32nd on patient safety, with many of the state’s hospitals falling below the national average for the safety of its patients. According to the report, a number of out-of-date laws make the problems worse as individuals who are injured or die due to medical errors prohibit many of the patients or their […]

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