medical negligence

April 4, 2013

Can doctors fight online medical malpractice claims?

Patients who feel that a physician’s negligence contributed to a poor outcome can file medical malpractice lawsuits. They can go […]
March 27, 2013

Medical malpractice award shows need to follow protocols

A recent jury award in a medical malpractice case in Rome, New York, underscores the importance of following medical protocols […]
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 […]
February 12, 2013

Recent New York Personal Injury Verdicts and Settlements

New York is still a state where plaintiffs can obtain justice in the courts after being injured because of another […]
October 9, 2012

Small reforms that can significantly improve patient safety in the hospital – part 2

In our previous blog post on hospital safety, we introduced five reforms that one surgeon believes will significantly reduce medical […]
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 13, 2012

Are doctors getting better or is the medical board getting softer?

It appears that New York State is less aggressive when it comes to punishing bad doctors. The Albany Times-Union reported […]
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 […]