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Manhattan Medical Malpractice Law Blog

Welcome To Our Medical Malpractice Blog

If you or someone you love has been injured due to the negligence of another person or organization, it is important to know your legal rights. Keeping current on relevant legislation and court decisions involving personal injury and medical malpractice claims is an important part of recognizing and asserting your rights.

At Trolman, Glaser & Lichtman, P.C., we have dedicated our careers to helping people throughout New York with issues ranging from car accidents and workplace accidents to birth injuries and surgical errors. We have created this Blog for the purpose of informing injury victims on new developments in legal areas that affect them.

We also hope this Blog allows us to learn more about your concerns. We invite you to share your opinions, worries and questions about the topics we discuss on these pages.

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Can Adults Sue Over a Parent's Wrongful Death?

There are many circumstances that can lead to losing your parent when you least expect it. He might be involved in car accident with a negligent driver who was distracted. Other times, a doctor is responsible because of carelessness while administering treatment. Losing a loved one simply because someone was negligent is a painful matter. The question remains, can you file a lawsuit as an adult child and seek compensation?

Is There a Time Limit to File a Birth Injury Lawsuit?

After delivering a baby, the last thing that the mother expects is a birth injury. When it happens, all that the new mom wants to do is to ensure that her baby is ok. This means that even though she does have a right to file a personal injury lawsuit, her first concern is always the medical needs of the child.

What legal action can I take for major medication error during a hospital discharge?

Medical malpractice takes a whole lot of forms. Sadly, the results are always the same – devastating. It does not matter whether it comes in the form of physical injury or psychological trauma, medical malpractice can be incredibly dangerous. One of the most common forms of medical malpractice pertains to the medication one is given. If a doctor or nurse gives you the wrong medication and it goes on to cause dreadful effects, then you should definitely seek justice for yourself.

The Cost of Bargain Cosmetic Surgery

Cosmetic surgery is a multimillion-dollar industry. A nip here and a tuck there to look fabulous are some of the reasons why people prefer this surgery. Indeed, celebrities have contributed to the influx of patients in hospitals seeking this procedure. With results such as self-confidence and a social life, the cost is definitely worth it.

Surgical And Anesthesia Complications

When you visit the hospital, there are times when you will need anesthesia to eliminate pain during a medical procedure such as surgery. Usually, anesthesia is safe, but there are certain cases where complications might result. This can be life threatening to the patient. 

Ten Ways for Dentists to Avoid Malpractice Claims

Did you know that you could sue your dentist for medical malpractice? If you are a dentist, this is not really good news. Given the nature of the work done by dentists, it is quite difficult to keep people feeling so good. There is pain and suffering, which rank highly among the main components of a medical malpractice case. But this does not mean that you will be sued. As a dentist, you can protect yourself against malpractice litigation through insurance, and furthermore, there are ways to avoid malpractice claims.

Wrong Site Surgery Medical Malpractices

It is common for the doctor to ask a patient about the part that needs surgery. The doctor can also go ahead and mark this body part to avoid errors during surgery. However, there are still cases where the doctor operates on a perfectly fine body part.

When Medical Malpractice Occurs, Sorry seems to be the Hardest Word

Sorry means you accept you were wrong and are asking for forgiveness. Sorry is a polite word and many think it should be said often. Often here means whenever a wrong is done or perceived to have been done. Sometimes sorry is a sorry word, in that, admitting you are wrong and following it with an apology might actually be a legal risk.

The Medical Malpractice Myth: Legal Analysis Finds That Patients Fare Poorly in Court

When you go to hospital, the last thing you expect is for the doctor to cause you more suffering through injuries. Unfortunately, there are times when doctors are negligent and this leads to injuries on patients. To hold the doctor and hospital accountable, the patient can file a medical malpractice lawsuit. With the assistance of an attorney, he should be able to recover from these injuries and pain and suffering.

Wrong Site Surgery Medical Malpractice

It can be scary when your doctor recommends surgery. What you hope for at this point is for the operation to be successful and to recover from it. Sometimes, this is not the case, but not because of your doing. A surgeon can operate on the wrong body part. If a surgeon amputates the wrong leg on a patient, that is earth shattering because he will lose both his legs in the end.

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