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July 2012 Archives

Lawsuit may be option for patients infected with hepatitis C

It's only natural to worry about our doctor's making mistakes. When being treated, it is important and potentially life-saving to be on the lookout for hospital or doctor negligence. But rarely do New Yorkers consider the possibility of a medical professional acting maliciously toward patients and doing the exact opposite of providing care.

Does your hospital have medical malpractice insurance?

When heath care professionals make an error, they should be held responsible for their actions. Compensation that is awarded through a medical malpractice lawsuit usually comes from malpractice insurance. However, New York residents may be surprised to find out that some New York hospitals do not carry malpractice insurance at all.

Surgical error left man with injuries and financial trouble

No one ever wants to think that a doctor could take advantage of a patient. When uninsured New York residents need surgery and other expensive medical procedures, sometimes options are limited and may even be unsafe.

Are unnecessary tests hurting patients?

All patients deserve the highest quality care and treatment from their doctors, but they also deserve consideration when it comes to the high cost and potential risks of tests and screenings. Are some doctors ordering unnecessary tests for their patients?

Are new nursing home residents more susceptible to falls?

Residents of Queens who entrust their elderly family members to the care of nursing homes and assisted living facilities expect that they will be cared for and treated with respect. But all too often there are stories of nursing home neglect and resident injuries.

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