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Some Bronx Doctors More Prone to Surgical Errors

Some Bronx Doctors More Prone to Surgical Errors

Surgical errors happen every day in the United States and have significant and profound consequences for patients. Surgical errors happen with common procedures, including prostate removal, hip replacement, and knee replacement, even though these procedures are performed hundreds of times per year. Some doctors are significantly more likely than others to make mistakes.  Patients who […]

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Medical Misdiagnosis Can Have Serious Consequences for Bronx Patients

Medical Misdiagnosis Can Have Serious Consequences for Bronx Patients

Patients throughout the Bronx can be badly harmed by a misdiagnosis made by a medical professional. When a doctor makes an error and fails to diagnose a patient with a serious medical condition, a patient’s treatment can be delayed, making the patient’s health problems worse or even irreversible. A failure to correctly diagnose a serious medical condition can have life-changing or fatal […]

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Fatal Hospital Infections Serious Problem in New York, Nationwide

Fatal Hospital Infections Serious Problem in New York, Nationwide

Hospitals should be places sick people go to get healthy. Unfortunately, many people sustain serious or life-threatening infections in hospitals often due to mistakes made by doctors, nurses and other medical professionals. Consumer Reports recently analyzed hospitals nationwide and discovered a disturbing trend among many hospitals. Antibiotics normally used to treat infections are actually part […]

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Surgical Mistakes Often Kept Secret By Hospitals and Care Providers

Surgical Mistakes Often Kept Secret By Hospitals and Care Providers

The public deserves to know when medical care providers and hospitals make mistakes resulting in patient harm. Unfortunately, many malpractice settlements come with confidentiality agreements preventing injured patients from speaking out about their stories. Patients do not learn how frequently surgical errors occur as a result of these confidential settlements, which means patients cannot make informed […]

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Overuse of Testing Increases the Risk of New York Medical Mistakes

Overuse of Testing Increases the Risk of New York Medical Mistakes

Doctors routinely overuse testing for both serious and minor medical conditions. The Annals of Internal Medicine published a study indicating that hospitals reported overuse of testing in the majority of situations. Hospitals were surveyed and presented with practice patterns for two common clinical vignettes: both preoperative evaluation and syncope. The respondents were provided one of […]

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Report Suggests Ways to Reduce Medical Malpractice Incidents at Hospitals

Report Suggests Ways to Reduce Medical Malpractice Incidents at Hospitals

A new Public Citizen report about obstetric safety finds that the poor childbirth safety record in the United States is linked in part to the failure of practitioners to develop and adhere to standardized practices. The report, released March 12, states bluntly that “childbirth safety outcomes in the United States are dismal compared to other […]

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Wrongful Death Attorney-New York Jonathan C. Reiter – others argue Chiquita Banana case in Federal Court

On Friday, February 27, 2009, New York attorney Jonathan C. Reiter, appeared before Federal District Judge Kenneth A. Marra on behalf of over 650 victims of terrorism in the case against Chiquita Brands International. Mr. Reiter’s lawsuit alleges that Chiquita paid terrorists belonging to the notorious AUC more than 1.7 million dollars and armed the […]

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