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I Was Injured By a Medical Device. Can I File a Lawsuit?

Medical devices are beneficial and sometimes even life-saving for individuals suffering from medical conditions—cardiac pacemakers keep the heart pumping when beats turn slow or irregular, hip replacements allow many people to be mobile without chronic pain, and surgical mesh is intended to prevent hernia patients from suffering future recurrences.   While these devices are meant…

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What to Do if You Are Injured in the Emergency Room

An emergency room’s fast-paced environment can sometimes result in medical errors. If an emergency room doctor fails to adhere to the accepted standards of care, a patient could be injured as a result of their mistakes. Below, the medical malpractice attorneys at Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas and Cannavo P.C. outline what may be considered…

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Firm Partner Eleni Coffinas Secures One Million Dollar Settlement for Medical Malpractice Victim

On April 9, 2021, top trial advocate Eleni Coffinas continued her streak of successful results when she obtained a one million dollar settlement for a medical malpractice victim who suffered complications from a laparoscopic hysterectomy.    Plaintiff Suffers Bowel Injuries From Laparoscopic Procedure   In 2015, a 65-year-old single, retired school teacher underwent a routine…

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When You’re Injured By a Defective Medical Device

There are a variety of medical devices on the market that can play an essential role in treating patient injuries, relieving pain or improving mobility. For many patients, innovative medical devices are crucial to upholding their quality of life and being independent. However, it’s important to note that certain medical devices such as artificial joints…

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Coffinas and Shifren Secure a $900,000 Settlement for Victim of Medical Malpractice

In a King’s County on April 8th, 2021, SPBMCC Firm Partner Eleni Coffinas and Associate Elyssa Shifren obtained a $900,000 settlement for a medical malpractice victim who suffered nerve damage during surgery.   Malpractice During Surgery Leads to Patient’s Foot Drop   The patient, who is a man in his 30’s, had undergone varicose vein…

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