Chаrасtеrіѕtісѕ оf a Good Mеdісаl Malpractice Attоrnеу

Mеdісаl malpractice іѕ a ѕіtuаtіоn іn which аn іndіvіduаl claims thаt while thеу were undеr the саrе оf a рrоfеѕѕіоnаl in a hеаlth-rеlаtеd field, thеу received improper саrе. Normally, thіѕ саrе rеѕultеd in further injury оr, іn mаnу ѕіtuаtіоnѕ, dеаth. It іѕ аn ассuѕаtіоn that a рrоfеѕѕіоnаl wаѕ negligent іn оnе form оr аnоthеr. If … Continue reading Chаrасtеrіѕtісѕ оf a Good Mеdісаl Malpractice Attоrnеу

Firefighter falls to his death while battling fire in Queens, NYC

A FDNY firefighter fell to his death Thursday afternoon as he was fighting a fire in a NYC apartment. 42 year old, William Tolley was responding to a two-alarm apartment fire on the third floor of  a building located on Putnam Ave in Ridgewood, Queens.  The fatal accident happened when the fire was almost extinguished. Tolley … Continue reading Firefighter falls to his death while battling fire in Queens, NYC

Why Science is Mistrusted

By, SAURABH JHA MD Recently, the Harvard Chan School of Public Health, in their press release, reported about the effect of surgical checklists in South Carolina. The release was titled, “South Carolina hospitals see major drop in post-surgical deaths with nation’s first proven statewide Surgical Safety Checklist Program.” The Health News Review, for which I … Continue reading Why Science is Mistrusted

New York Appellate Court Affirms Medical Malpractice Plaintiff Failed To Prove Vision Impairment From Cardiac Perforation During Catheterization

In its March 28, 2017 Decision and Order, the New York Supreme Court Appellate Division, First Department (“Appellate Court”) affirmed the order of the New York Supreme Court, New York County that dismissed the New York medical malpractice plaintiff’s complaint…. Read More [Read More …] Source: Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Blog

Hоw Tо Knоw If Yоu Hаvе A Valid Mеdісаl Malpractice Suit

Whеn раtіеntѕ gо tо thеіr dосtоrѕ fоr advice оr еntеr thе hоѕріtаl for аn ореrаtіоn, they еxресt tо receive thе best саrе роѕѕіblе under the guіdеlіnеѕ оf mеdісаl practice аnd state lаwѕ. Sometimes, thе accepted standards оf practice аrе ignored аnd a hеаlth care рrоvіdеr mау commit mеdісаl mаlрrасtісе, which often lеаdѕ tо іnjurу and … Continue reading Hоw Tо Knоw If Yоu Hаvе A Valid Mеdісаl Malpractice Suit

We Are Not Done Changing

Recently, the on-line version of JAMA published an original investigation entitled “Patient Mortality During Unannounced Accreditation Surveys at US Hospitals“. The purpose of this investigation was to determine the effect of heightened vigilance during unannounced accreditation surveys on safety and quality of inpatient care. The authors found that there was a significant reduction in mortality… … Continue reading We Are Not Done Changing

Maryland Appellate Court Affirms Breach Of Contract Claim Not Available To Medical Malpractice Plaintiff

In its unreported opinion filed on March 17, 2017, the Court of Special Appeals of Maryland (“Maryland Appellate Court”) affirmed the trial court dismissing the Maryland medical malpractice plaintiff’s breach of contract claim in her Maryland medical malpractice complaint where… Read More [Read More …] Source: Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Blog

Science and preparedness go hand-in-hand: Say yes to the March for Science

Imagine this: you’re sitting in a tree house eating ants on a log and playing Two Truths and a Lie. You say, “Tsunamis are fake, the Get Ready Blog is fantastic and science is fascinating.” If this aligns with your truth — you know tsunamis are real and love our Get Ready campaign, science, tree houses … Continue reading Science and preparedness go hand-in-hand: Say yes to the March for Science

Health 2.0 has something important to tell you

By INDU SUBAIYA and MATTHEW HOLT Important news about my day job at Health 2.0 from my partner Indu Subaiya and me! You can also see the press release here and watch a video discussion with HIMSS CEO Steve Lieber—Matthew Holt Indu and Matthew are excited to announce that after 10 years of convening the … Continue reading Health 2.0 has something important to tell you

Texas Appellate Court Finds Plaintiff’s Medical Malpractice Expert’s Report Deficient

In its Memorandum Opinion dated March 30, 2017, the Court of Appeals Thirteenth District of Texas Corpus Christi – Edinburg (“Appellate Court”) remanded the Texas medical malpractice case to the trial court to determine whether to grant the plaintiff a… Read More [Read More …] Source: Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Blog

NY Personal Injury Lawyers: Take Control!

I am writing this post mostly for my fellow attorneys, but non-attorneys might also find it interesting. One of the differences between a seasoned litigator and a novice is the ability to take total control of the witness, both at deposition and at trial.  Inexperienced attorneys, including my former self, often let witnesses run from … Continue reading NY Personal Injury Lawyers: Take Control!

Plano Daycare Worker Arrested after Caught on Video Abusing Child

PLANO, TX — Police have arrested 22-year-old Jazmine Torres, a daycare worker who was seen on video pushing a toddler to the floor this past Friday. According to the Facebook post which first published the video, the child’s mother, Caitlin Gilmore, was observing the childcare facility’s live feed during her lunch break on Friday when she … Continue reading Plano Daycare Worker Arrested after Caught on Video Abusing Child

Georgia Appellate Court Affirms That Medical Malpractice Plaintiff Failed To Prove Causation

In its opinion filed on March 6, 2017, the Court of Appeals of Georgia Fifth Division (“Appellate Court”) held that the Georgia medical malpractice plaintiff had failed to provide sufficient expert testimony to establish that the defendants’ alleged medical negligence… Read More [Read More …] Source: Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury Blog