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Friday, March 17, 2017

Bronx New York Lawsuits: The "Plaintiff’s Paradise"


Q: Will I get a more sympathetic jury in the Bronx, New York?

If you are suing New York City for personal injury or medical malpractice the Bronx is the borough in which to bring the suit.

While you can't always choose to start your lawsuit in the Bronx if your case has no connection to that county, Read more . . .


Wednesday, November 23, 2016

When a Misdiagnosis is Medical Malpractice


Q: Can I sue for malpractice if I was misdiagnosed?

Medical malpractice happens when a doctor, hospital or other medical provider “deviates from the accepted standard of practice” and that deviation results in an injury to the patient. So, there is a two-pronged test. First, prove the treatment deviated from the usual standard of care; then prove the injury resulted from that deviation.


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Thursday, June 16, 2016

Lavern's Law Stalled in NY State Senate


When does the statute of limitations start in medical malpractice claim in New York?

A consortium of advocacy groups is pressing NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders to take action on Lavern's Law, legislation that would alter the landscape of medical malpractice law in New York. The bill, which was approved by the Assembly last year, would revise the statute of limitations.


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