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Experts are very important in proving medical malpractice

People in New York have different things they own break down from time to time. For example people may have a car that breaks down and needs repairs done to get it running again or to keep it safe. However, if the mechanic makes a mistake most people will not know what went wrong unless they bring it to another mechanic to look at the problem. This is true for when things go wrong with people's bodies as well and they need to go to the doctor to help them get better.

New York has a high rate of healthcare-associated infections

There are a number of things that people in New York can do to help ensure that they remain healthy. Individuals can eat healthy foods, wash their hands, put ice on injuries, rest, clean cuts and scrapes, and many other things. Taking these steps will not ensure that a person will not get sick or need to go to doctor to treat an injury though. From time to time, individuals do need to go to the doctor in order to receive the proper medical treatment to help them get healthy once again.

Medical malpractice lawsuit settles for $45 million

When people in New York hire others to do work for them, they expect that the job will be done correctly. This is true whether an individual hires a plumber, an electrician, or any other type of service-based profession. However, it is even more important for doctors to do their job correctly. When doctors make mistakes it can cause devastating results.

New York governor to sign new law to help malpractice victims

There are many things that can change people's lives in New York, including marriage, divorce, having children, obtaining or losing a job, and losing a loved one. Suffering a major injury or developing a major disease or illness can also cause a significant setback in one's life.

Signs that a loved one is the victim of nursing home neglect

New Yorkers will continue to age. People can try a number of different things to try and slow the process, but it is inevitable. As people age, some need more assistance in doing daily tasks, while others experience various medical conditions that require someone to provide care for them. Although family members may be able to step in and help out in these instances, many loved ones are unable to provide all the necessary care.

New York appeals court rules when wrongful birth lawsuit starts

There have been many advancements in all areas of life in New York over the years, and it is no different in the medical field. There are constantly new drugs, devices and procedures being developed to improve the current medical practice. Medical professionals can now treat certain conditions much better and diseases and injuries that once killed people now can be healed. There have also been many advances that now allow more people to have children. Many people utilize in vitro fertilization now if they cannot have children on their own.

What is 'res ipsa loquitur' in a medical malpractice case?

Many accidents happen every day in New York. Many of these accidents are somewhat harmless and may require some clean up, but beyond that they do not affect people's lives. However, other accidents can cause catastrophic injuries and completely change one's life and the lives of their families. These types of accidents can be very devastating both physically and financially.

Common reasons for medical malpractice claims

People see doctors every day in New York. Sometimes it is for routine check-ups, because they have the flu or another common illnesses or because of minor injuries that need medical treatment. However, others go to the doctor for much more serious matters such as major surgeries or medical procedures, such as chemotherapy, to treat chronic or life-threatening illnesses. Most times these surgeries and medical procedures are as successful as they can be, but there are always things that can go wrong.

Bronx man forgotten about at hospital dies from injury

People in New York are hurt every day or suffer from various illnesses. These people do not always rush to the hospital to receive care, but when they do there is an expectation that they will receive the proper care. They expect the medical professionals at the hospital will conduct the correct tests and make the correct diagnosis to treat the problem. Sometimes the injury may be at a point where nothing can be done, but people expect the medical professionals to do their best.

Boxer receives big settlement in medical malpractice case

People suffer many from different injuries each year in New York. Some of the injuries do not require medical attention, but that is not always the case. Many people need to go and see medical professionals after suffering injuries. Sometimes if they wait too long, the injury can get worse and become a much bigger issue. This can be especially troublesome when doctors misdiagnose an injury initially, which can cause it to get worse.

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