Queller, Fisher, Washor Fuchs & Kool, LLP is proud to announce that the U.S. News & World Report has named our firm to the 2017 New York City Rankings of Best Law Firms for both Medical Malpractice Law and Personal Injury Litigation. As stated in the Press Release from U.S News – Best Lawyers: “Firms..
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A failure to timely diagnose a blood clot led to the amputation of a Connecticut woman’s leg. That was the finding of a jury in Trumbull, CT according to a report by CBS New York. At the time of the malpractice, the plaintiff was 18 years old. She apparently went to the hospital with complaints..
Prostate cancer is among the most deadly cancer types for men, but it is also the most detectable and treatable if caught in a timely fashion. Ben Stiller explained the important of having a PSA test as a 48-year old man. In an article by the New York Daily News stemming from an interview with..
Codeine has long been included as a cough suppressant in cough syrup. Recently, the American Academy of Pediatrics has urged doctors to stop prescribing medications which contain codeine to children under the age of 18. Codeine is converted into morphine by the liver and has resulted in life-threatening or fatal breathing reactions. The AAP report,..
The partners and staff at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP wish to congratulate our partners, Barry A. Washor and Christopher L. Sallay for their inclusion in the Best Lawyers in America 2017. Mr. Washor was included in Best Lawyers in America 2017 in the field of Medical Malpractice Law – Plaintiffs. He has..
Health care institutions such as hospitals, clinics and nursing homes have a duty to provide adequate care for patients. When facilities fail in their duties, patients may suffer serious injuries. Many instances of medical malpractice have facility negligence as the underlying cause. Ultimately, the facility is responsible for its staff, grounds and services. In a..
According to a Study by Johns Hopkins Medical Errors are Third-leading Cause of Death in U.S. In a recent study performed at Johns Hopkins and published in 2016, medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the United States of America. Dr. Martin Makary, a professor of surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School..
The Timely Diagnosis of Cancer Our partner, Barry Washor, explains the analysis utilized by New York attorneys in determining if cancer was diagnosed in a timely manner in evaluating whether or not the basis exists for a medical malpractice lawsuit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frFps9HQrkU If you or someone you love has suffered a sickness or injury that you..
Improper Treatment by Coney Island Hospital Emergency Room Leads to Death of 47-year Old Brooklyn Woman The New York State Department of Health investigated the wrongful death of 47-year old Brooklyn woman, Grisel Soto, in the Emergency Room of Coney Island Hospital and concluded that the medical treatment she received was improper. According to a..
Proper medical record-keeping is a vital part of patient care in both a hospital and private clinic/office setting in New York. A failure to keep proper records is a violation of the standard of care in New York, can result in serious medical errors, and can form the basis for a claim of medical malpractice…