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Category: Medical Malpractice

What Is a Misdiagnosis?

Misdiagnosis occurs when a healthcare provider inaccurately identifies a medical condition or incorrectly interprets symptoms, leading to an incorrect diagnosis. This can involve diagnosing a different condition, failing to recognize an existing one, or attributing symptoms to the wrong cause. Shockingly, approximately 795,000 people in the U.S. are injured or killed due to misdiagnosis each… read more

How To Report Nursing Home Abuse In New York

Nursing home abuse is a distressing reality that requires immediate intervention to protect vulnerable residents. New York has established procedures for reporting such abuse, ensuring that appropriate authorities can investigate and address the issue promptly. If you suspect or witness nursing home abuse, here’s a step-by-step guide on how to report it. You can also… read more


Partner Adam E. Deutsch obtained a $2,200,000.00 jury verdict yesterday against orthopedic surgeon Dr. Richard Pearl. In July of 2016, Dr. Pearl performed a total knee arthroplasty (knee replacement) on our client a then 65-year-old retired transit worker. The client did well for about eight months and then noticed some subluxation, or movement, of his… read more

Claiming Medical Damages After A Construction Accident

Understanding who bears the responsibility for medical damages is crucial for individuals involved in construction accidents in New York. Workers’ Compensation in New York Workers’ compensation is designed to cover medical bills for individuals who sustain injuries while on the job, including those incurred in construction accidents. When an employee is injured, the workers’ compensation… read more