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July 2017 Archives

Helping New Yorkers in failure to diagnose malpractice claims

Even before they are on the operating table or at the pharmacy, Long Island and Queens residents who have been to the doctor are already putting a lot of trust in him or her. The first, and most basic, thing a doctor does for his or her patients is to tell the patient what is wrong via a formal diagnosis.

Your smartphone distracts you even when you aren't using it

Smartphones are practically ubiquitous in our society. As many as 77 percent of adults in the United States used a smart phone in 2016, and that number will probably increase in coming years. The average smartphone user interacts with the phone more than 2,500 times a day, between clicking, swiping and searching.

Fatal head-on collision at notorious Long Island curve

Another person has died and a woman suffered serious injuries recently at a curve that is accumulating a history of being the site of serious and fatal car accidents. The most recent car accident involved two vehicles in a head on collision. The accident happened right in front of a roadside memorial commemorating another deadly crash.

Negligent misdiagnosis versus a mistake

When people in Glen Cove or elsewhere on Long Island go to a doctor to get a medical opinion, they naturally expect the diagnosis to be correct, as they should. After all, a doctor's failure to diagnose or misdiagnosis of a condition can lead to life threatening medical complications in the worst case scenario.

Pedestrians are at risk: 3 shocking statistics

Pedestrian accidents are horrific and often leave individuals with serious injuries if they survive. Many pedestrians suffer life-altering injuries or death because they have no protection against the impact of a vehicle. The faster a vehicle travels, the more likely it is that the pedestrian will be killed.

When is a doctor's wrong guess a case of medical malpractice?

Just like other New Yorkers, the residents of Queens and Long Island go to their doctors expecting that they will be able to tell them whether or not they are in good health or, if they are not feeling well, what it is exactly that is ailing them.

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