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Hospital’s “Quiet Zone” Found to Decrease Medication Errors

25
October
2011
On behalf of the Law Offices of Sanford Rosenblum

Medication errors injure approximately 1.3 million Americans each year and cause, on average, at least one death every day. All told, these errors cost over $3.5 billion each year. The Federal Drug Administration lists several common causes of the errors, including poor communication, poor procedures or techniques, confusing packaging and ambiguities in product names or […]

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Will You Soon Be Paying a “Baby Tax” To Subsidize Doctors’ Malpractice?

22
March
2011
On behalf of the Law Offices of Sanford Rosenblum

New York’s Medicaid Redesign Team is considering the controversial Proposal 131. Besides putting strict caps on non-economic compensation for medical malpractice suits, the proposal would establish a birth injury fund. This fund would be financed by a surcharge paid by liability insurance companies with costs likely passed onto small businesses and any insurance consumer. Although […]

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