Breast Cancer Detection Law Signed

Good news for New Yorkers!  Our State signed into law an important new measure to help promote early detection and treatment of breast cancer. The new law, which will take effect in 180 days,  will provide women with important information they need to make decisions regarding their health.   Read more

Hospital Safety Report

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

Dangerous Medical Instruments

As surgical instruments have become smaller and more specialized they have become more difficult to clean, exposing patients to severe infections and life threatening illnesses. The Center for Public Integrity recently investigated this problem and reported on  "How Dirty Medical Devices Expose Patients to Infection". Experts have cited design flaws in certain reusable instruments that cause debris - often bone or tissue - to clog out of reach of cleaning brushes as a cause of this serious problem. If you or a loved one has been injured in by dangerous medical instruments, we will listen to you, explain your options, and help you decide what action to Read more

Bad Management Blamed for Alarming Number of Malpractice Cases

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.