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Medical Malpractice Archives

Case asks whether a C-section was necessary

In a landmark ongoing New York medical malpractice case, a Bronx woman claims that she was forced to undergo a Cesarean section against her will while delivering her third child in 2011. The mother claims that she suffered pain and permanent damage to her bladder from the unwanted surgery.

New law would extend time limits in medical malpractice claims

National Cancer Survivors’ Day was recently celebrated on June 4 to celebrate those who have survived, those who are currently battling cancer and their families/communities. With a prompt diagnosis the odds for survival are much higher than in the past.

Malpractice claims against federally qualified health centers

Federal funding of a healthcare clinic affects the amount of time to bring a medical malpractice lawsuit. In New York, there are more than 100 health centers that receive federal funds. Claims against the appropriate federal agency, not the clinic or the doctor, must be brought within two years.

Delay in sepsis diagnosis and treatment can be fatal

As a parent, it may be tough to identify when a child is simply whining or instead very ill. A young child may not have the right words to convey where it hurts. An older child's symptoms may mimic something benign, but could actually be very serious.