NY Medical Malpractice Attorney: Undiagnosed Appendicitis Causes Serious Injuries


NY Medical Malpractice Attorney: Undiagnosed Appendicitis Causes Serious Injuries
The appendix is only 3 ½ inches long and serves no function in our body. Surprisingly, if it becomes infected, the results can be very serious if left untreated. Because of its symptoms which bear similarities to other issues, appendicitis can be undiagnosed and the patient is sent home. If...
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Five Examples Of Medical Malpractice
In order for medical negligence to be considered medical malpractice and pursuable through the court system – it must involve three elements: The injury the patient suffered as a result of the medical negligence must be significant The care the patient received by the doctors, medical team and/or hospital staff...
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Top Causes Of Electrical Accidents From A NY Personal Injury Attorney
Electricity is critical to the development and survival of our society. Unfortunately the severity of the injuries it can cause when not used correctly is often taken for granted, especially on a job site. Electrical accidents are so serious that in 2011, OSHA reported 9% of deaths on construction site were because...
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NY Personal Injury Attorney: Frequently Asked Questions About NY Personal Injury Cases
Have you been thinking about contacting a NY personal injury attorney, but have questions? Start here by reading about some of the most frequently asked questions regarding personal injury cases in NY. How much time do I have to sue someone for causing the personal injury? The “statute of limitations” is...
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Bicycle Safety And The NY State Helmet Law From A NY Personal Injury Attorney
The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety reported in 2009 that 91% of bicyclists killed in accidents did not wear a helmet. According to the NY State Department of Health, 38% of hospitalizations due to bicycle accidents involve brain injuries. Numbers like this lead to laws requiring those under the age of 14...
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New York Subway Track Dangers: Subway Safety Tips
This week we covered the story of a Brooklyn man who was seriously injured during a fall onto the subway tracks followed by electrocution by the third rail. Unfortunately, these two types of subway platform accidents – falls and electrocution – are somewhat common throughout New York City, including Manhattan,...
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Common Causes Of Swimming Pool Accidents
Swimming pools become a popular gathering place during the summer months, but those meeting places can take a tragic turn when an accident occurs. Sadly, young children are often the victims of swimming pool accidents. Some of the most common causes of swimming pool accidents include: Electricity Use of electrical...
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The New York Court of Appeals – A Rarified Practice
By Terrence James Cortelli – a Former New York Court of Appeals Staff Attorney The Court of Appeals, New York State’s highest court, is composed of a Chief Judge and s ix Associate Judges, each appointed to a 14-year term. New York’s highest appellate court was established to articulate statewide...
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