• Medical Malpractice Cases Involving Cancer Misdiagnosis

    Posted in Firm NewsPersonal Injury and tagged by Ken Wilhelm

    Cancer misdiagnosis is a form of medical malpractice and occurs more commonly than we know. According to a December 1999 study of 6,171 pathology test slides in Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore, researchers found a 1.4 percent error rate. This research was done specifically on tests relating to cancer patients. Of the 86 total cases …

  • Proving Fault and Liability in a Slip and Fall or Trip and Fall Accident

    Posted in Firm NewsPersonal Injury and tagged by Ken Wilhelm

    Slip and fall accidents are a common occurrence in a big city such as New York. Nationwide, thousands of people are injured each year, some seriously or even fatally, when they lose their footing and fall on a slippery floor, a flight of stairs or an uneven patch of ground. Slip and fall accidents normally …

  • Family Wins $21.6 Million Jury Award in Birth Injury Case

    Posted in Catastrophic InjuryFirm News and tagged by Ken Wilhelm

    A family has won a $21.6 million jury award in a birth injury case involving a child who was born with cerebral palsy. According to a news report, the mother went to the hospital when she was under the impression that she was in labor. But the medical center wrongly informed her that she was …

  • Common Types of Construction Accidents in New York City

    Posted in Construction AccidentsFirm News and tagged by Ken Wilhelm

    Construction sites are often chaotic workplaces, which have a lot of activity taking place at once. It is also a high-risk environment, which involves workers, machinery, multiple building levels, scaffolds and slippery surfaces, etc. Construction site accidents are more common than we may think in New York City, where workers are on-the-job often on high …

  • Common Medical Errors Can Have Devastating Consequences

    Posted in Catastrophic InjuryFirm News and tagged by Ken Wilhelm

    What is medical malpractice? Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is injured or harmed by the actions (or lack of action) on the part of a doctor, nurse or hospital employee. It occurs when a medical professional fails to provide the care and treatment that is expected from them. Although these incidents don’t happen that …

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