Apr 15 2016

When Email Is Evidence Of Continuous Treatment

Medical malpractice lawyers know that a lawsuit for medical, dental or podiatric malpractice must be commenced within two years and six months of the malpractice. Barring an exception or two, any case that is brought beyond this time limit will be dismissed. ¬†That is why this limit, memorialized in New York CPLR 214-a, is known […]

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Mar 28 2016

New York Sets No Limits on Non-Economic Damages

In a medical malpractice lawsuit, a successful plaintiff may be compensated for economic and non-economic damages. Economic damages include medical costs and compensation for lost wages. Non-economic damages are for losses that are hard to quantify, such as loss of the ability to biologically have children, pain and suffering, mental anguish, and disfigurement, among many […]

Feb 23 2016

What New York City Doesn’t Want You To Know About Medical Malpractice Claims

Sometimes it seems as if New York City pays out a lot of money, on a regular basis, in lawsuit recoveries. ¬† And recent headlines, such as this one, concerning the approximately $140 million dollars the City is expected to pay to injured firefighters, continue to keep that idea alive. But allow me to share […]

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