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Medical Malpractice

Brooklyn Woman Died on Hospital Floor due to Blood Clots.

The attorney for the family who has filed the case against Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn said that the victim died from blood clots. These clots were developed due to inactivity after waiting for more than 24 hours in the psychiatric ward of Kings County Hospital. The surveillance video clearly showed Esmeen Green fell from her seat after waiting for more than 24 hours in the psychiatric ward. She was shaking on the floor, and was left unattended for more than 1 hour. Several hospital workers passed by, simply ignoring her. The lawyer has reported that blood clots were formed in her legs...

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New York State Has High Hospital Infection Rates

According to the State Department of Health report; last year state hospitals had a highest rate of infection in surgical intensive care units than the rest of the nation. It was found that the New York surgical intensive care units had 3.7 infections for every 1,000 days of central line treatment, as compared to an average of 2.7 infections nationwide. The central line is a tube that is inserted in a major vein, in order to enable doctors to monitor a health condition of a patient. Health officials said hospitals in the city compared favorably in comparison to the state. Metropolitan Hospital of Manhattan...

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Urgent Warning On Antibiotic Cipro Slaped by FDA

The makers of the antibiotic Cipro on Tuesday asked by The Food and Drug Administration to add a "black box warning" to their all products, seeing the risks of tendon ruptures and tendonitis. The injury could also leave patients incapacitated. This warning was for Cipro and its generic Ciprofloxacin, along with antibiotics like the flouroquinolone class of drugs, & Levaquin, Avelox, Floxin,Proquin , Factive, XR, Noroxin, and generic Ofloxacin. According to Health officials patients should immediately stop taking the medicines if they develop any tendon pain, swelling, or inflammation. Cipro is normally used to treat bacterial infections in strep throat, urinary tract, and...

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Brooklyn Hospital sued by the Family of Deceased Woman

Ref to previous : https://866attylaw.com/wrongful-death/brooklyn-hospital-patient-left-to-die/ The family of the woman who died on the Brooklyn hospital while waiting to be seen in the hospital's psychiatric ward last month and was caught on surveillance tape, have planned to sue the facility. Esmin Green's daughter and sister will ask for $25 million as damages caused by the Kings County Hospital. Also a criminal charge is made by their lawyer. Surveillance video showed the 49-year-old women shaking on the floor while workers walked pass by. Trecia Harrison the Green’s Daughter wants that the persons responsible should be behind bars, and also pay for it as her mother...

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Brooklyn hospital patient left to die

A video from a surveillance camera at a Brooklyn, NY, hospital showed a woman dying on the floor. The deceased fell from her chair, and writhed on the floor. She was left to die as workers failed to help for more than an hour. Esmin Green, 49, was waiting in the emergency room for more than 24 hours when she fell from her chair at 5:32am on June 19. She was dead by 6:35, when someone from the medical staff, was flagged down by a person in the waiting room. The staffer finally approached and nudged Green with her foot, and gently...

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