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
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.
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
Today's Daily News details the enormous salary of the President of Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center. Despite having to close their clinic and lay off workers this struggling hospital paid four million dollars to Dr. Linda Brady last year according to the Daily News. Maybe the legislature needs to look at hospital executive compensation instead of trying to limit patient rights. If you or a loved one has been seriously injured in an accident or by someone elses negligence, 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 Read more