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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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Firm Associate Elyssa Shifren Obtains $950,000 Settlement for a Victim of Medical Malpractice

A man who suffered the repercussions of a broken catheter left in his chest post-operatively was awarded $950,000 after Sullivan Papain Block McGrath Coffinas & Cannavo P.C. Associate Elyssa Shifren represented him in an action venued in Kings County.   Plaintiff Acquires Infection After A Catheter Fragment was Left in His Chest Post-Surgery In 2016,…

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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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Partner Eric Schwarz Obtains One Million Dollar Settlement in Medical Malpractice Case

Firm Partner Eric Schwarz obtained a settlement totaling one million dollars for a victim of medical malpractice after they suffered an unexpected loss of vital signs during a gastroenterology procedure.   Patient Suffers Brain Injury After Loss of Vital Signs During Gastrointestinal Procedure A 43-year-old married woman with adult children presented to the emergency room…

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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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