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Colorado Court of Appeals Reverses Decision Regarding Pitocin and Compressive Cerebral Ischemic Encephalopathy

The Colorado Court of Appeals reversed a trial court decision excluding the Compressive Cerebral Ischemic Encephalopathy theory of causation. Cerebral Ischemic Encephalopathy is a head compression that can result from the mismanagement of Pitocin during induction or augmentation. The medical malpractice and birth injury attorneys at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo discuss the…
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SPBMCC Partner Eleni Coffinas Obtains $3 Million Settlement in Medical Malpractice Case

SPBMCC Partner Eleni Coffinas recently recovered a $3,000,000 settlement in a medical malpractice case involving a young wife and mother who lost her life after doctors failed to follow proper protocol for the high risk that she would develop a blood clot. Wife and Mother Dies After She Was Discharged From Hospital, Despite Blood Clot…
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SPBMCC Partner Eleni Coffinas Obtains $1.425 Million Settlement in Medical Malpractice Case

SPBMCC Partner Eleni Coffinas recovered a $1,425,000 settlement in medical malpractice case where the plaintiff’s breast cancer worsened due to the negligence of her obstetrician-gynecologist.  Plaintiff Suffers Worsening Breast Cancer Diagnosis After Her Doctor Fails to Issue a Referral and a Sonogram That Was Performed Was Misinterpreted The plaintiff presented to her obstetrician-gynecologist with a…
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SPBMCC Partner Eleni Coffinas Recovers One Million Dollar Settlement in Medical Malpractice Suit

SPBMCC Partner Eleni Coffinas recently obtained a one-million-dollar settlement in a medical malpractice case. A 60-year-old woman died after the medical professionals in charge of her care failed to carry out treatment in a proper or timely manner. Woman Dies After a Two-Hour Delay in her Transfer to Second Hospital Ms. Coffinas’s client was a…
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What is the Medical Malpractice Statute Of Limitations for Minor Children?

New York state law specifically extends the time to bring a medical malpractice lawsuit for a minor child. Medical malpractice claims in New York must typically be filed within two and a half years of the day the injury occurred. However, there is an exception to that general rule, allowing the statute of limitations for…
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