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 17, 2017

Deadly Cross-Over Accident on Grand Central Parkway Leaves One Dead and Eight Injured

Cross-over accidents resulting in head-on collisions are among the most serious types of motor vehicle accidents due to their unexpected suddenness and the forces typically involved. According to CBS New York, a cross-over accident on the Grand Central Parkway claimed the life of one person and left 8 others injured. According to this report,the accident..

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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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June 30, 2017

9-Year Old Wisconsin Boy Burned When Playground Slide Explodes

Playgrounds and their equipment are heavily regulated and must meet certain safety requirements. However, new and unexpected hazards can still arise. Last week, a 9-year old Wisconsin boy was burned when the slide he was using suddenly bubbled up and exploded according to a report by Fox News. The cause of this accident is still..

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June 30, 2017

Happy 4th of July From Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP! Please Don’t Drink and Drive!

The partners and staff of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, LLP would like to wish everyone a happy and safe 4th of July holiday weekend! It is an unfortunate truth that the incidents of drunk driving in New York increase during holiday weekends such as the 4th of July. Please be careful and responsible..

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June 29, 2017

New York’s Transit System Is Broken According to Governor Cuomo

The epidemic of transit problems plaguing New York in recent months is well-known to New Yorkers and anyone else who relies on the transit system on a regular basis. Delays, failures, emergencies and injuries have become the norm. As reported by CBS New York, Governor Cuomo will be signing an executive order declaring a state..

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June 27, 2017

“A” Train Derailment in Harlem Injures 17 Straphangers

On Tuesday, a Brooklyn-bound A Train derailed in Harlem following a power outage. According to a report by the New York Daily News, the incident occurred at approximately 9:45am. Riders reported that the power went out first, and hen the train slammed into the side of the tunnel near 125th Street. Hundreds of passengers were..

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June 26, 2017

26-Year Old Jet-Skier Collides with Boat Near Liberty Island and Sustains Critical Injuries

In the summer, the number of accidents involving boats and other water activities sharply rise for obvious reasons. As reported by CBS New York, a 26-year old jet skier is in critical condition as a result of injuries he sustained in a collision with a boat near Liberty Island. The exact cause of the accident..

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