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Our Long Island medical malpractice lawyers looks at how the failure to suggest genetic testing in men has risen to the level of medical malpractice.

Most people think genetic testing is elaborate and unnecessary, but what may appear as superfluous medical evaluations could prove to offer life-saving information for those most at risk. It’s true that many families consider genetic testing a luxurious medical examination…

Jun 29
Our New York medical malpractice lawyers report on how the government is preventing payment of medical malpractice damages.

In 2012, more than 750 people contracted fungal meningitis after being exposed to tainted injections. The case is still ravaging families and victims as they try to cope with the changes of life and plans that always result from horrific…

Our Long Island medical malpractice lawyers report that 80 percent of admissions, deaths & costs attributed to 7 emergency surgeries.

In a paper recently released by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), a disturbing pattern was discovered about surgeries and deaths in hospitals across the United States. Researchers found that 80% of all deaths and costs experienced by…

May 23
Our Long Island medical malpractice lawyers report that medical errors are now the third leading cause of death in the United States.

Patient safety researchers have completed a study evaluating the quality of healthcare in the United States. Heart disease and cancer are still ranked first and second respectively, but medical errors have overtaken lung disease and strokes as the third leading…

Apr 21

Woman Wounded During Childbirth Awarded $50 Million Damages

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP
Our Long Island birth injury attorneys report that a woman wounded during childbirth was awarded $50 million damages.

A mother from New York City won a massive $50 million personal injury claim when the jury deliberating over the case determined that the woman’s obstetrician caused life-changing damage six years ago while she was giving birth to her child….