Posts Tagged ‘Negligence’

Best Way to Avoid Malpractice Suits

  • June 5, 2015
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Malpractice suits are a time-consuming, emotionally draining reality of being a medical doctor or being under a doctor’s care. Sometimes, unfortunately, doctors make mistakes when treating patients, often resulting in permanent injury or even death. When this is the case,…

A New Study Shows That Tort Reform Has Failed

  • March 6, 2015
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You may remember that back in January, I wrote a couple of posts about tort reform (if you missed them, you can find them here & here); to briefly recap, tort reformists claim that by capping compensation payouts, insurance premiums…

Medical Malpractice in NYC: Do You Know Your Rights?

  • January 30, 2015
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In places of employment, by law, there has to be visible signage, informing employees of their rights, should they be injured while at work, and where they can get help. Very often, these signs are in more than one language…

Tort Reform – Do We Need It? Pt. 2

  • January 16, 2015
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Last week I wrote about how tort reform is preventing victims receiving justice and fair compensation, and also how companies, such as GM, are getting away with shirking their responsibilities toward consumers. This week, I’d like to continue by looking…

Medical Malpractice in NYC: Why You May Not Have A Claim

  • January 2, 2015
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Last week I wrote about what medical malpractice is, and how you could determine whether it’s worth seeking the advice of a medical malpractice lawyer or not. This week, I’d like to share with you why may not have a…

Medical Malpractice in NYC: Can You Sue?

  • December 26, 2014
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If you are unfortunate enough to have something go wrong during a medical procedure, or you haven’t received the correct treatment you needed, you’ll quite naturally, want to seek some kind of justice and recompense. But how do you know…

New York – The Shocking State of Nursing Homes

  • December 19, 2014
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At this time of year, perhaps more than any other, we want to be confident that the people whom we have charged with caring for our elderly relatives are doing their job properly; unfortunately, for many people, this simply is…

Could The Affordable Care Act Mean An Increase In Medical Malpractice Suits?

  • September 5, 2014
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Earlier this year, at the Casualty Actuarial Society’s Seminar on Reinsurance in New York, in a session titled “The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Medical Professional Liability – an Update”, three insurance experts, a medical malpractice underwriter and two…

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