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May 4, 2016

Medical Errors are Third-leading Cause of Death in the United States of America

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..

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May 3, 2016

Possible Carbon Monoxide Death of 10-Year Old Boy

Carbon Monoxide – The Silent Killer Another tragedy is being reported regarding a potentially defective boiler. In a report by CBS New York, a 10-year old boy has died and his 9-year old sister remains hospitalized apparently due to carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide poisoning results in multiple deaths and injuries each year. Often, these..

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April 13, 2016

Improper Treatment by Coney Island Hospital Emergency Room Leads to Death of 47-year Old Brooklyn Woman

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..

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September 4, 2015

How Demonstrative Evidence is Used in Medical Malpractice Cases

The term “Evidence” refers to proof that is legally admissible at trial and is intended to convince the judge and/or jury of alleged facts material to the case. There are two types of evidence typically used in a medical malpractice trial: Testimony by witnesses and experts and demonstrative evidence. Demonstrative evidence, if used correctly, can..

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January 17, 2013

Elderly Deaths by Bed Rails Prompt Federal Investigation

New York personal injury attorneys have learned that the Consumer Product Safety Commission has launched a federal investigation into the deaths of dozens of elderly people killed due to problems relating to bed rails. These devices are intended to help prevent people from falling out of the bed. However, what’s often happening is people are..

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