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Category: Medical Malpractice

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

How To Prove Medical Malpractice In New York

Medical malpractice cases hinge on the ability to demonstrate that a healthcare professional’s negligence led to harm or injury. Proving negligence in these cases is a complex process that requires demonstrating the following four elements. Duty of Care The foundation of a medical malpractice case is establishing that the defendant (at-fault healthcare professional) owed a… read more

Neurosurgery Case Settled for $750,000 at Trial

Continuing our string of strong results, partner Adam E. Deutsch, settled our client’s neurosurgery case in the middle of trial for $750,000. Our client sought treatment for a fractured neck after a fall at home. Due to the negligence of the defendant neurosurgeon the fracture failed to heal properly leaving our 78-year-old client with a… 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