NY Medical Malpractice Lawyer | Top malpractice lawyer

Category Archives:Uncategorized

Wrongful Death on Construction Sites

Wrongful death in the construction industry accounts for 18.5% of all deaths in the workplace. Wrongful death can result from injuries on heads, backs, necks, or spines. Either heavy equipment, machines, or falling objects can lead to fatal injuries. Employers should ensure the health and safety of their workers. To investigate the site which is in […]

Crucial steps to protect your rights after a construction site injury

Although construction injury is painful, victims should take a few crucial steps to protect their rights to be compensated by their employers and insurance companies. Get medical care: Make sure to seek emergency medical treatment, to prevent you from sustaining permanent pain and lingering effects. In addition, make sure that you can see a doctor […]

Tagged |

What is a contingent fee structure in construction injury claims?

In most cases, the construction injuries are handled by attorneys on a contingent fee basis, which is usually one-third of the compensation recovered. For example, if you win the case and recover $90,000, you will pay an attorney for $30,000, however, if you lose the case, you do not need to pay for attorney fees, unless there are other […]

Tagged |

What can a construction attorney do to help you?

Construction attorneys can help you avoid making costly mistakes and bring the strongest possible case. First, the deadlines for filing a construction lawsuit varies according to states and differs according to the types of contractors, a construction lawyer can help you timely file your lawsuits without missing any deadlines. Moreover, a construction lawyer will help […]

Tagged |

Common causes of construction lawsuits

Construction injuries are an often-litigated area, mainly the result of negligence, strict liability, breach of contract, or breach of warranty. Here are four common causes of actions in construction lawsuits. Negligence Negligence is a cause of action commonly used in construction litigations. One common example is that, several months after a construction project was completed, […]

Statute of Limitations for construction defect lawsuits.

Statute of limitations are the law that serves to limit the years within which a person may file a lawsuit against another party. In New York, according to N.Y. C.P.L.R. 214, the victims have three years to file a negligence claim from the date the injury occurred. In the case of wrongful death, the plaintiff […]

Patient-physician Relationships

Relationships between physicians and their patients have been a critical focus of the medical field since the time of Hippocrates, and remains a controversial topic in the legal field as well because of medical malpractice. Physicians struggle with the balancing of their own interests (which are influenced by their own personal morals, beliefs, etc.), quality […]

Failure to Diagnose Cancer Cases in New York, NY

For New York City and all over the United States most of us tend to trust our doctors. And for good reason after all, they’re the experts in their respective medical fields. Even though New York has some of the best doctors in the world, even they can make a mistake too. And these mistakes […]

Managing Malpractice Costs

Managing Malpractice Costs – New York According to two papers from the “Yale Journal of Health Policy, Law, and Ethics,” malpractice became “medicine’s most serious crisis” for the first time in 1975. The attempts to make over or reform medical malpractice laws have not necessarily improved the system or created better results as intended. According […]