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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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Medical Malpractice Attorneys Discuss How Mistakes in Med School Could Lead To Medical Malpractice Later

According to a Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine study, the methods used to evaluate surgical students to make less surgical errors might not be comprehensive enough to deliver the best results explain New York City medical malpractice attorneys at the F&A injury law firm. Researchers tested the way future orthopedic surgeons are graded to check for shortcomings in measuring motor skills. The report published in the Journal of Surgical Education says that training students requires more than ensuring that they practice skills as assessing quality and tracking errors are also needed. Formal training for improving mistakes is crucial to ensure...

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What Birth Trauma or Birth Injury Lawyers Want You to Know About Brachial Plexus Birth Injuries

One of the most common reasons that new parents find themselves calling birth trauma or birth injury lawyers is a brachial plexus injury. Understanding brachial plexus injuries and what can cause them will help you determine if a lawyer is necessary. Here are a few things that every expectant parent should know. What Causes Brachial Plexus Injuries? Brachial plexus injuries are normally the result of strain that forces the baby's head away from the shoulder while pushing the shoulder down away from the neck. Sometimes, these injuries happen as a result of a difficult labor and delivery or a breech birth. Sometimes,...

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Do You Need A Brachial Plexus Injury Lawyer in NY

New York Personal Injury Lawyers, Frekhtman & Associates represent victims of Personal Injury, Medical Malpractice and Brachial Plexus Injury within New York State. When a newborns network of nerves from the spine, collarbone and into their shoulder, hand or arm is injured by being stretched or torn, it is considered a brachial plexus birth injury. This usually happens in cases where their head is pushed away from their shoulders in upwards direction while the shoulder is pressed down forcefully during birth. A birth injury lawyer can help make sure that your medical bills are covered if your newborn is injured during...

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When to Consult with NY Medical Malpractice Law Firm

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 prove 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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