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Zantac and Generic Ranitidine Found to Contain Cancer-Causing Carcinogen NDMA

January 21, 2020 in
In September 2019, NDMA was discovered in Ranitidine, which is commonly sold under the brand name Zantac. Following this discovery by Valisure, an online specialty pharmacy, numerous manufacturers, including GlaxoSmithKline, Sandoz Inc. and Dr. Reddy’s, began recalling the over-the-counter medication internationally. If you have...
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SPBMC Member David J. Dean Recovers $1 Million in Medical Malpractice Case

November 1, 2019 in
SPBMC Member David J. Dean recovers $1 million settlement after a pregnant mother was given an improper spinal injection, leading to a damaged nerve and blood vessels in her leg. Woman Suffers Nerve and Blood Vessel Damage After Spinal Injection Mr. Dean’s client, a...
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What is the Locality Rule and Is It Used in New York Medical Malpractice Cases?

October 30, 2019 in
When determining the applicable standard of care in a medical malpractice case, there is a concept followed in New York known as the “locality rule.”  This rule places an importance on taking into account the standards of care within the geographic community (locality), in...
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What is the Standard of Care in a New York Medical Malpractice Case?

October 30, 2019 in
Healthcare providers and hospitals are trusted to safeguard the health of their patients. However, there are times when they fail to exercise the accepted standard level of care expected of them, resulting in serious and potentially fatal injuries.  These injuries can be expensive and...
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How Long Do You Have to File a Medical Malpractice Case in New York?

October 30, 2019 in
There is a time limit known as the “statute of limitations” for filing any type of medical malpractice case. In New York, patients injured by the improper or negligent treatment of a private healthcare professional or hospital have two and a half years to...
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