Medical Malpractice

Can I Sue a Dentist for Medical Malpractice in New York?

Dentists and dental hygienists owe a duty of care to their patients. If they cause harm by providing substandard professional care, then they can be held liable for the resulting damages through a malpractice claim. Unfortunately, dental malpractice is a...
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New York Medical Malpractice: What Is a Birth Injury?

Parents have the fair and reasonable expectation that obstetricians (OB/GYNs), nurses, and other medical professionals will do all they can to ensure that birth is as safe as possible. Unfortunately, in far too many cases, infants are harmed as a...
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New York Medical Malpractice: What Is a Differential Diagnosis?

According to a report from Modern Healthcare, diagnostic errors are the top contributor to medical malpractice claims in the United States. When a medical professional fails to provide an accurate and timely diagnosis, it can cause serious harm to the patient....
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How Common Is Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice is a legal cause of action that arises when a health care provider fails to abide by the appropriate standard of care, thereby causing harm to a patient. Unfortunately, medical malpractice is far more common than many people realize. New...
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Medical Malpractice: Thousands of Patients Harmed by Intravenous Drug Errors Every Year

Modern medication is an incredible tool – particularly in the field of anesthesia. Many intravenous drugs (IV drugs) make major surgical operations and other invasive medical procedures bearable for patients. Unfortunately, in far too many cases, medical professionals and health...
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Medical Malpractice and COVID-19: Understanding New York Law

New York is still slowly recovering from the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. While the virus certainly remains a threat in our region, the number of active cases has fallen sharply across the state since the height of New York’s outbreak in...
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