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Why Do Surgical Errors Occur?

Surgical errors can occur for a variety of reasons, whether due to inadequate preoperative planning, lack of communication or even a technical error.   What are Surgical Errors?   A surgical error can be defined as an injury caused by a  mistake made during a surgical procedure, that is not a known risk of the…

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An Overview of the Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations

When you receive treatment from a medical professional, you place trust in their ability to relieve your pain or discomfort through medical intervention. But what happens if you suffer at the hands of that medical professional due to negligence? Medical malpractice lawsuits can be complex, and it is important to note state-specific requirements for filing…

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Can I File a Lawsuit for a Breast Cancer Misdiagnosis in New York?

If you are a New York resident and a victim of breast cancer misdiagnosis where your medical physician failed to accurately or promptly diagnose your condition, you may be eligible to file a lawsuit in the state of New York. Below, firm Partner and leader in medical malpractice litigation, Elizabeth Montesano, explains the process for…

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An Overview of Three Common Birth Injuries That Occur in New York

Birth injury can be the result of medical malpractice in which a medical professional’s negligence causes serious and often irreversible damage to the newborn or their mother. Muscle or brain-related birth injuries can lead to a lifetime of physical difficulties, delays in motor function and developmental hindrances, and oftentimes, these obstacles could have been avoided…

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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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