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Month: February 2023

Medical Malpractice Insurance Coverage Basics


Healthcare professionals often carry some type of medical malpractice insurance to cover claims of services that result in a patient’s injury or death.  Types of Medical Malpractice Insurance There are two basic types of medical malpractice insurance: Claims-Made With this type of policy, medical malpractice insurance will cover claims made and reported while the policy… read more

Are Damages Limited or Capped in Medical Malpractice Cases?


Some states limit the amount of compensation a medical malpractice victim can recover, but that is the case in New York. Therefore, it is up to a jury to decide how much compensation a victim of medical malpractice will receive.   What are Damage Caps? Damage caps in medical malpractice cases typically restrict the amount of… read more

New York Medical Malpractice Laws

New York has the following laws in place that impact medical malpractice claims and your right to pursue them.  Statute of Limitations for New York Medical Malpractice Claims Under New York’s Civil Practice Law and Rules (§214-a), victims of medical malpractice have two and a half years to file a lawsuit, which typically begins on… read more