Category: Medical Malpractice - page 2

September 19, 2017

Christopher L. Sallay Included in 2017 New York Super Lawyers for FIfth Straight Year

The partners and staff at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP wish to extend congratulations to our partner, Christopher L. Sallay, for his inclusion in the 2017 New York Edition of Super Lawyers. This marks the 5th year in a row that Chris has been included in Super Lawyers. Additionally, our firm is incredibly..

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September 13, 2017

Negligence or Not? 6 Nursing Home Residents in Florida Dead Due to Power Loss from Hurricane Irma

An air conditioning failure due to power loss resulting from Hurricane Irma claimed the lives of 6 elderly residents of a Florida nursing home. According to CBS New York, a criminal investigation is underway concerning the nursing home for their failure to evacuate the residents and a failure to have the air conditioning connected to..

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September 13, 2017

Matthew Maiorana Included in New York Super Lawyers for the 5th Straight Year

The partners and staff of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP wish to congratulate our partner, Matthew Maiorana, for being included in the 2017 edition of New York Super Lawyers. This marks the 5th straight year that Matt has been included in this publication. After spending years in practice defending the City of New..

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September 12, 2017

JAMA – Doctors Should Not Be Afraid to Serve as Experts in Medical Malpractice Cases

JAMA – the Journal of the American Medical Association – recently published an article which encourages doctors to review and participate in medical malpractice cases, whereas medical professionals have been reluctant to do so in the past. The article by Dr. Jeffrey L. Brown, is entitled “Trials and Tribulations” and offers a physician’s perspective on..

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September 6, 2017

Barry Washor Named to Super Lawyers for 11th Straight Year

The partners and staff at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP wish to congratulate our partner, Barry Washor, for being named to the 2018 New York Super Lawyers. This is the 11th straight year that Barry has been included in Super Lawyers. We are all proud of Barry and this recognition of his incredible..

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August 1, 2017

Cosmetic Buttocks Injection Takes Life of 31-year Old Harlem Woman – “Clinic” Under Investigation

Cosmetic procedures at New York clinics are the subject of much scrutiny and publicity in recent years. Questions exist over their regulation, licensing, and safety protocols. Another tragedy, reported by CBS New York, involved the death of a 31-year old Harlem woman named Latesha Bynum who passed away shortly after she received a cosmetic injection..

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July 27, 2017

Medical Malpractice in Foreign Countries – What You Need to Know

Individuals who have suffered an injury due to a botched surgery can face many hardships. Surgical malpractice may cause patients to suffer serious injuries and may be fatal in some cases. A recent trend involves patients seeking medical treatment overseas due to a variety of reasons, mainly involving the costs associated with elective procedures which..

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July 14, 2017

Lung Cancer and What You Should Know About Its Diagnosis and Treatment

Lung cancer is among the deadliest form of cancer in the United States today. Due to the high fatality rate associated with lung cancer, successful treatment relies on the cancer being identified in its earliest stages. Early and accurate diagnoses often make the difference between life and death. In a recent article by CNN Health,..

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July 12, 2017

The Importance of the Early Detection and Treatment of Lyme Disease

Lyme disease season in New York is expected to be the worst ever according to experts. As reported by CBS New York, there has been a population explosion of the white-footed mice that host the Lyme-carrying ticks. The early diagnosis and treatment of Lyme disease is critical in terms of overall patient health and curability…

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July 10, 2017

The Real Dangers of Insurance Companies Denying Medical Treatment for Immunodeficient Patients

Health insurance is a business. Often times, their decisions are driven by loopholes, finances and bureaucracy. In a recent article, CNN reports about the effects that health insurance denials have on a class of patients suffering from immunodeficiency. These patients require this treatment to enable them to lead normal lives. According to the CNN Article,..

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