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Deanna Mirro Altmann, R.N.C., Legal Nurse Consultant

Highly-skilled medical professional helping build stronger legal cases at NYC law firm

An important part of the New York City personal injury law firm Jonathan C. Reiter Law Firm, PLLC, Deanna Mirro Altmann, R.N.C., is an independent legal nurse consultant in our office.  She graduated New York University School of Nursing with a Bachelor of Science degree.  In addition, she has a second Bachelor of Science degree in Paralegal Studies with Business Administration from St. John’s University. During her practicing nursing career, she worked as a women’s health staff nurse and per-diem nurse on ante-partum, labor and delivery, post-partum, newborn nursery units and medical surgical units with a patient population in geriatrics, orthopedics and neurosurgery. She actively maintains a certification in In-Patient Obstetrics through The National Certification Corporation. Deanna is a member of the American Nurses Association and the Association of Women’s Health, Obstetric and Neonatal Nurses. She is a wife and mother to three boys and continues to do private duty nursing, and labor coaching.

Ms. Altmann assists the attorneys in meeting with new clients, screening new cases for merit, reviewing and analyzing medical records, and interpreting the notes of physicians, nurses and other healthcare professionals to determine potential deviations from medical standards of care as well as proving causation of damages in medical malpractice and serious personal injury cases. She performs medical research and assists the attorneys in locating and interviewing qualified experts whose knowledge and experience is pertinent to the specific facts of each case. She will also help the attorneys in deposition preparation, preparing medical chronologies, timelines, coordinating independent medical examinations and preparing medical illustrations and demonstrative exhibits for use at trial.

Providing insight into medical malpractice and serious personal injury cases

Nurse Altmann assists the attorneys in the review and analysis of medical records to determine liability and causation of damages in medical malpractice and serious personal injury cases. She performs medical research and may assist the attorneys in locating qualified medical experts whose knowledge and experience is pertinent to the specific facts of each case. In addition Nurse Altmann may help the attorneys prepare chronologies, time lines, medical illustrations and other demonstrative exhibits for use at trial.

How to reach nurse Altmann

Discover what we can do for you. Contact us. Call (212) 736-0979 and schedule a free consultation. Our office is conveniently located in The Empire State Building in Manhattan. We work hard on every case and do not rest until justice is served.

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Manhattan Medical Malpractice Info Center

Lenox Hill Hospital

A 652-bed teaching hospital, Lenox Hill Hospital is located in the Lenox Hill neighborhood at 100 E. 77th Street. This 652-bed on the Upper East Side of Manhattan serves mostly patients from Manhattan, but other patients are admitted from Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Long Island and throughout the tri-state region. Anyone who suspects negligence after treatment should speak with an experienced attorney immediately.

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Bellevue Hospital Center

Bellevue Hospital Center at 462 1st Avenue has 828 beds and experiences 115,797 emergency room visits each year. Bellevue had a higher rate of infections compared to hospitals in other states, according to a New York State Department of Health Report in 2009. Anyone who is injured by the negligence of a doctor or nurse at this Manhattan hospital, the oldest in the United States, will need an experienced attorney with experience and resources needed to take aggressive action.

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New York Presbyterian-Lower Manhattan Hospital

Lower Manhattan Hospital at 170 William Street in New York is one of the main campuses of New York-Presbyterian Hospital. This hospital, with 170 beds, provides a range of inpatient and outpatient services. According to an article in the New York Post, New York-Presbyterian scored 18 percent below average for patient safety in a ranking of hospitals by Consumer Reports magazine. Patients who suspect medical malpractice should not hesitate to arrange a consultation with a New York City attorney who can investigate and hold the negligent medical care provider accountable.

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Mount Sinai Beth Israel

The main hospital known as the Petrie Division is located at First Avenue and 16th Street. But Mount Sinai Beth Israel has other campuses, including Phillips Ambulatory Care Center at Union Square. Mount Sinai Beth Israel is a teaching hospital with 1,368 beds. If you suffered any form of negligence while being treated at Mount Sinai Beth Israel, take action immediately to protect your rights.

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Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center at 1275 York Avenue in Manhattan provides cancer care to patients. The hospital is composed of two institutions: Memorial Hospital for Cancer and Allied Diseases, which provides patient care, and the Sloan Kettering Institute, which is focused on research. Patients who suspect a failure to diagnose cancer or some other type of hospital negligence can contact a lawyer to discuss options.

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Mount Sinai Hospital

Mount Sinai Hospital at One Gustave L. Levy Place is a 1,048-bed facility founded in 1852. It is one of the oldest and largest teaching hospitals in the country. Consumer Reports rated Mount Sinai 31 percent below average for patient safety. If you or a loved one was a victim of medical malpractice at any Manhattan hospital, don’t wait to contact an attorney to find out if you have a case. You may be entitled to compensation.

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St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center

St. Luke’s Roosevelt Hospital Center at 1111 Amsterdam Avenue was ranked No. 14 out of the 30 worst hospitals for patient safety, as identified by Consumer Reports. The magazine examined four key measures of patient safety: hospital-acquired infections, readmissions and the quality of communication between staff and patients in regard to medications and discharge planning.

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New York-Presbyterian/ Columbia University Medical Center

New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center at 630 West 168th Street was described by a lawmaker as having “horrendous conditions.” Emergency room wait times last an average of 85 minutes, which rank among New York’s 10 worst. Any patient who was treated at the 995-bed hospital in Washington Heights and suspects negligence should not hesitate to speak with an attorney for a free consultation.

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Harlem Hospital Center

Harlem Hospital Center at 506 Malcolm X Blvd. received a 20 on a 1-to-100 scale gauging patient safety by Consumer Reports. The hospital received the second worst score in the nation, according to a New York Post report. Harlem Hospital told Consumer Reports it needs to improve in some areas, according to the Post. The hospital is a general medical and surgical hospital with 272 beds.