medical mistakes

March 21, 2013

A doctor speaks about medical malpractice

It is unusual for doctors to report errors caused by medical malpractice – either those they commit or those they […]
January 17, 2013

Experience teaches young doctor about medical malpractice, Part 2

In our previous post, we introduced Dr. Elaine Goodman, who observed numerous medical mistakes while her mother was hospitalized for […]
October 23, 2012

Misdiagnosis: We know when, but do we know why?

A recent patient safety study has revealed that at least 28 percent of patients who died in an intensive care […]
September 25, 2012

Proposal may allow for improved hospital safety information

Even though they are concerned about liability and financial penalties, hospitals say they are receptive to an idea proposed by […]
September 11, 2012

Medical malpractice at City Hospitals takes a toll on innocent victims

Recent court documents reveal that the cost of the needless harm inflicted on residents in the city’s 11 public hospitals […]
May 10, 2012

Jury awards $78.5 million for faulty ultrasound

The personal and financial hardship of a disability is severe and impacts a family for life. Victims suffer a lifetime […]
May 2, 2012

Wrongful death trial claims medical malpractice

A mother of three suffered a wrongful death at the hands of an emergency room doctor. This is the claim […]
March 3, 2012

New York Woman Gets $18 Million after Medical Error

It’s difficult to put a price tag on a body part but for the victim of medical malpractice in New York […]
November 4, 2011

Girl’s family reaches settlement with hospital for medical malpractice

A little girl and her family have settled a medical malpractice case. The family sued the hospital for medical malpractice […]