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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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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Jan 11 2016

Rare RES IPSA LOQUITUR Victory For Bronx Plaintiff

                    Res ipsa loquitur is one of those archaic Latin phrases that actually has meaning in the present day. Literally, it means that the thing speaks for itself.  What’s “the thing”? Negligence. When an injury occurs that could not have happened in the absence of negligence, and […]

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