Highlighting Medical Malpractice & Personal Injury Issues Affecting New Yorkers

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Increased Doctor Discipline Needed

Thursday, May 26th, 2016



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Medical Malpractice is the third leading cause of death in America.  What may be even more disturbing is the lack of discipline for those responsible.

In New York, complaints about physicians and practitioners are investigated by the Office of Professional Medical Conduct (OPMC). However, 60% of OPMC actions were reliant on findings from other states.  That means that more than half of the time that New York State actually takes disciplinary action against a doctor licensed to practice here it is because another state took action first.  Reports show that over 77% of New York doctors that have been sanctioned by the OPMC for negligence continue to practice. Read More→

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Hospital Safety Report

Tuesday, March 13th, 2012

As New Yorkers we always assume that our city has the best of everything, but a recent study by Consumer Reports revealed that this might not be the case when it comes to healthcare.

This study reported that the five worst hospitals in the nation are in the New York Metropolitan area. Read More→

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The Daily News focused on the frightening number of malpractice cases against Brookdale Hospital Center in this recent article. Citing alarming examples of malpractice that caused injuries ranging from amputations to death, the Daily News called for increased patient safety measures and changes in management.

If you or a loved one has been injured in by medical malpractice, we will listen to you, explain your options, and help you decide what action to take. The consultation is free, whether you call toll free at 1-888-MEDLAW1 or fill out a contact form on our website.



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Here They Go Again…..

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

Recently Michael Cardozo, the chief lawyer at New York City’s Corporation Counsel, called for a cap on pain and suffering damages in Tort lawsuits, citing the City’s need to reduce payouts on personal injury cases.

Didn’t New York State’s legislature just decide this was a bad idea a few months ago when they rejected the caps which were proposed as part of Medicaid reform? Read More→

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