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EP3 S05: What Constitutes Medical Malpractice ? Attorney FAQ Series

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What is medical malpractice ? An experienced trial lawyer answers your questions [buzzsprout episode='9048689' player='true'] Pick Your Favorite Channel: Apple Podcast | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | RSS Full Transcript: Hi, good afternoon. My name is Arkady Frekhtman and I'm an attorney at the F&A Injury Lawyers here in Brooklyn, New York. I wanted to answer a question that a lot of clients ask, and that is, what constitutes medical malpractice? What is medical negligence, medical malpractice, and how can I, as a client, sue for medical malpractice? Medical malpractice, if we turn to the pattern jury instructions in New York, and this is...

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New York City Medication Error Attorney

Legal Representation for Victims of Medication Errors Doctors, pharmacists, nurses, and other medical professionals receive many years of training to properly administer medication to their patients. When these medical professionals make a mistake, the medication errors may cause serious injuries or even death. At Frekhtman & Associates, our experienced New York City medication error attorneys have dedicated their careers to helping people faced with such serious medical malpractice issues. [table-of-content] How Often Do Medication Errors Happen? Clinicians have access to a huge array of more than 10,000 prescription medications, and nearly one-third of adults in the United States take 5 or more medications. This has...

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New York City Medical Malpractice Lawyer

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Legal Representation for Victims of Medical Negligence & Malpractice In New York All doctors and medical professionals have a duty to provide care in accordance with an established standard that has been deemed to be “good and acceptable” according to the medical community. When this treatment fails to adhere to this standard and a patient is harmed as a result, there may be a medical malpractice claim. At Frekhtman & Associates, we will assist you with sorting through the details to determine whether or not you can file a medical malpractice claim against a private practice or hospital which has caused...

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New York City Emergency Room Error Attorney

An emergency room is a challenging work environment. They are crowded —and crowded with people who need urgent medical attention. We don’t expect miracles from the doctors, nurses, and other well-meaning professionals there. But when basic, serious mistakes are made, someone needs to answer for them. [table-of-content] Emergency Room Triage Triage is the process of quickly determining which patients need to be seen first in order to treat their condition, their pain, and perhaps even save their lives. This is the first decision made at an emergency room. A misdiagnosis may occur at this first stage. For example, heart attacks are sometimes diagnosed as indigestion....

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When to Consult with NY Medical Malpractice Law Firm

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How do you know if you’ve been a victim of medical malpractice? And how do you know if it’s time to find a personal injury lawyer and launch a lawsuit? The answer isn’t as simple as it might initially appear. After all, people who go to the doctor are already sick or injured. How do you demonstrate that your failure to get the results you expected proves that the doctor was negligent or incompetent? In general, medical malpractice can be defined as occurring when a doctor or other practitioner harms his patient through incompetence or negligence. Although what constitutes medical malpractice is different...

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EP01 S04: Your Injury Lawyer is NEVER Allowed To Talk About THIS

Trial Stories Podcast

Do You Know The Number One Thing Your Personal njury Lawyer is Not Allowed to Talk About at Trial [buzzsprout episode='8180430' player='true'] Pick Your Favorite Channel: Apple Podcast | Google Podcasts | Spotify | Stitcher | RSS Full Transcript: Hi everybody. My name is Arkady Frekhtman and I'm a trial lawyer at the F&A Injury Lawyers here in Brooklyn, New York. I wanted to talk about something that I'm not allowed to talk about when I'm on the trial. And that is insurance, right? Because all of these personal injury cases, whether they're car accidents, trip and fall, even medical malpractice, the defendants are covered...

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Many Medical Malpractice Cases Involve Medical Equipment Failures

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While most medical malpractice cases involve the negligent acts of doctors and medical support staff, many others are filed due to medical equipment failures. Mistakes made while using different types of medical equipment and devices can also prove catastrophic, especially when patients are already suffering from serious conditions. Furthermore, when medical equipment is improperly used, the chances of a patient developing a serious HAI (hospital-acquired infection) greatly increase. Becoming familiar with medical equipment risks can help all of us better protect ourselves when trying to determine how past medical malpractice may have occurred -- or might occur in the future. What...

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New York City Delay In Diagnosis Malpractice Attorney

Legal Representation for Delay In Diagnosis Malpractice Victims Frekhtman and Associates medical misdiagnosis attorneys specialize in legal claims where there has been an unnecessary delay in diagnosing an illness. This delay can have devastating consequences, for example, a delay in diagnosing meningitis can be fatal and a delay in diagnosing breast cancer can reduce life expectancy. Our attorney team has many years of experience in pursuing these types of claims against doctors and has the knowledge and expertise to ensure that you receive the best compensation possible. Many medical malpractice cases result from doctor errors that cause indirect harm to patients, such as delayed diagnoses. When doctors have delayed...

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New York City Hospital Infection Lawyer

Legal Representation for Victims of Hospital Infections Hospital-acquired infections are a serious problem that can have devastating consequences. Health care providers have a professional duty to patients to ensure they are treated in clean, safe environments. When this does not happen, patients may contract nosocomial infections, or more commonly, these are referred to as hospital-acquired infections (HAI). Hospital infections often occur because surgeons, nurses, or doctors failed to provide a sufficiently clean environment for their patients. When medical professionals fail to follow applicable standards or follow approved medical procedures, patients may develop infections while staying at a medical facility. [table-of-content] How Often Do Hospital...

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Medical Malpractice Law Firm in NYC Discuss Unauthorized Sterlizations

We practice in New York, but we pay attention to medical malpractice stories from across the country because we consider it to be part of our duty to stay informed. That explains how we came across the news of the doctor with a long history of medical malpractice accusations who now stands accused of a horrifying practice - sterilizing female inmates at a state prison for women without proper authorization. The 69-year-old doctor worked for the prison until 2011 when he "retired." He was hired as a contract physician immediately after and worked at Valley State until 2012. Between 2006 and 2010, he...

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