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Early Diagnosis Is the Key to Beating Breast Cancer

Our medical malpractice lawyers Binghamton, NY looks examines early breast cancer diagnosis and breast cancer misdiagnosed cases.

A recent study by the American Cancer Society found that roughly 1.6 million new cases of cancer are diagnosed throughout America every year. New York comes in third, just behind Florida and California, with an estimated 107,840 newly reported cases in 2015. Breast cancer is one of the most common types. This terrifying disease takes […]

October 15, 2015 Read More

Preventable Errors in Medical Treatment: Can We Stop a Growing Trend?

Preventable errors are a growing trend in the medical industry. The number of preventable errors in medical treatments is already far above what most industries would consider as acceptable levels. Even though medical malpractice suits are abundant, no major decline in preventable errors is evident nor is any resolution in sight. Emergency-room physician Brian Goldman […]

October 31, 2014 Read More

Child Born With Severe Brain Injuries Awarded Record $32.8M

While most medical professionals are conscientious when it comes to providing care, sometimes they make errors in judgment.  In other cases, the care they provide is so substandard that it can be termed “inconceivable.”  Unfortunately, this article focuses on the latter.  It involves a child who was the victim of medical malpractice after being deprived […]

January 27, 2014 Read More

Do Women Taking Blood Pressure Medicine Have Higher Breast Cancer Risk?

Medical malpractice in New York and nationally kills up to 100,000 people each year, according to the American Association for Justice. Many of these deaths are the result of medication errors and faulty drugs. A new study suggests that women who are long-term users of a common blood pressure drug are more than twice as […]

August 18, 2013 Read More

Unsafe Injections Are Making Patients Sicker

More than 150,000 medical patients in the United States have been injected with dirty needles since 2001, a new investigative report has revealed. And that number might be only the tip of the iceberg. Each year, hundreds of millions of needle injections are administered in hospitals, nursing homes, clinics and doctors’ offices across the country. […]

January 30, 2013 Read More

Misdiagnoses and Why Your Doctor Should Be Careful

One of the main reasons we visit doctors and place our trust in them when we are sick or injured is due to their ability to diagnose what illness or specific type of injury we are suffering from. There is a huge variety of illnesses and ways in which people can be harmed, making the […]

January 25, 2013 Read More

Study Shows 80,000 Med Mal ‘Never Events’ Occurred In Past 20 Years

We’ve all heard stories of surgeons accidentally “leaving things” inside patients after an operation, but just how frequently that occurs may surprise you. A new study published by researchers at Johns Hopkins University reports that over 80,000 medical malpractice ‘never events’ occurred in U.S. Hospitals over the past 20 years. Medical Malpractice ‘Never Events’ Common […]

December 27, 2012 Read More

Binghamton Medical Malpractice Lawyer Says Patients, Families Must Speak Up

Rochester, NY, September 06, 2012 — Binghamton medical malpractice attorney Scott C. Gottlieb said today that a study identifying a culture that discourages medical professionals from questioning superiors underscores the need for patients or their family members to ask questions about medical procedures. “The hierarchy of medical organizations and the confidence that medical professionals must display […]

September 14, 2012 Read More

New Program to Protect NY Special Needs Residents Proposed by Gov. Cuomo

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced a new legislation this week that would set New York apart from the rest of the states with the “strongest standards and practices in the nation for protecting people with special needs and disabilities.”  The legislation is in reaction to the more than 10,000 allegations of abuse against New Yorkers […]

May 10, 2012 Read More

Could New Initiative Identifying Unnecessary Medical Tests Lead to Misdiagnoses?

At some point in our lives we have all been told to “choose wisely.”  Whether it was when selecting the school to attend, the job to accept or our lifelong partner, hearing the term often led us to seriously consider all the options.  Now, doctors are being asked to choose wisely before prescribing medical tests […]

April 17, 2012 Read More
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