Skip to content

New York Personal Injury Attorneys

New York Personal Injury Attorney Blog

Can I Seek Compensation for Emotional Distress Caused by a Doctor?

Emotional distress caused by a doctor’s intentional or negligent act, can at times be worse than a physical injury. In some cases, victims may be entitled to compensation. However, because emotional distress on its own is not easily quantified and cannot be seen, it is often much more difficult to obtain a recovery than it…

Read More

Medical Device Malfunction Reports Found in Hidden FDA Database and Kept From Public Eye

Medical device manufacturers are responsible for ensuring their products are safe for public use, and that the public is informed of potential malfunctions. When manufacturers fail to meet these standards, serious physical harm and even death can occur. Here, the medical device attorneys at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo, P.C. provide an overview…

Read More

Do You Know Who is Taking Care of You in the Hospital? Part Two

For years, hospitals and medical centers have attempted to limit their financial exposure for the medical malpractice of the professionals who work within their facility. They have attempted to do this by contracting with third-party professional corporations, sometimes local and at other times national corporations. Such corporations provide the services of anesthesiologists, certified registered nurse…

Read More

SPBMC Attorney James Wilkens Obtains $3.3 Million Settlement in Medical Malpractice Case

SPBMC trial attorney James Wilkens recently obtained a significant settlement in medical malpractice suit. The case involved a man who was widowed with two children on the autism spectrum when his wife died suddenly on June 15, 2015. Plaintiff ultimately received a $3.3 million settlement. Lawsuit Helps Protect Vulnerable Family that Lost a Wife and…

Read More

Misdiagnosis and Mismanagement of Strokes Can Lead to Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Unfortunately, instances can occur in which medical professionals fail to properly diagnose a stroke in a patient, which can result in devastating consequences. In events like these, the affected patient or their loved ones may be entitled to file a medical malpractice lawsuit against the medical professional or institution responsible for the negligence. Here, the…

Read More

Skip to content