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.
No one would ever willingly trade good health for a good lawsuit. In the nearly 50 years that our family has been representing injured plaintiffs we have seen the horrendous ways a serious injury can change a life and forever impact a family. That is why we have fought big business’ attempts Read more
A recent report by the Public Citizen analyzed data collected by the Federal Government over a nine-year period and found that over half the doctors disciplined privately by hospitals were not disciplined by their state Medical Boards. This report, which is available online, reveals that over a thousand doctors disciplined by hospitals because of incompetence, negligence, malpractice or worse were not subject to any discipline at the state level. The National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB)records all “clinical privileging actions”, or instances where hospitals restrict or revoke a doctor’s ability to practice at their institution. Violations recorded Read more
Making long term care choices for loved ones that require 24 hour care is extremely difficult. When facing the prospect of putting a parent or loved one into a nursing home, taking steps to insure that that their rights are respected and that they get the care they deserve is a top priority. There are New York State and Federal Laws to protect nursing home residents. Unfortunately, despite these statutes, many elderly people are neglected, and even abused, in nursing homes. Knowing what warning signs to look for can help protect your loved one. Read more