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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May 24 2015

Dr. Oz Is Largely Bulletproof When It Comes To Malpractice

Dr. Mehmet Oz is a New York-based surgeon and television personality.  He brings the complexities of medicine to the people, on shows like “Oprah,” where he tends to preach about products and processes that are modern and “natural.”  He is unconstrained by the boundaries of traditional medicine. Some would say he is unmoored from them. […]

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