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New York Medical Device Defect Injury Blog

Welcome To Our Blog

If you or someone you love has been injured due to the medical device defect of another person or organization, it is important to know your legal rights. Keeping current on relevant legislation and court decisions involving personal injury and medical malpractice claims is an important part of recognizing and asserting your rights.

At Trolman, Glaser & Lichtman, P.C., we have dedicated our careers to helping people throughout New York with issues ranging from car accidents and workplace accidents to birth injuries and surgical errors. We have created this Blog for the purpose of informing injury victims on new developments in legal areas that affect them.

Thank you for taking the time to visit us today, and please check back for regular updates. Contact us today online or by telephone at 212-750-1200 to discuss your specific legal problem.

How to Avoid Car Accidents During the Holidays

We all anticipate the holidays because it is the time that we are able to relax and have fun with friends and family. With the fun and relaxation comes traffic everywhere - on the streets, highways and other places. People are making trips to visit their loved ones. Since many people are using the road at this time, there is a higher chance of accidents.

Finding a Defective Medical Device Lawyer to Help You

Human is to error therefore anything made by the human hands and mind cannot be 100 percent perfect. There are several types of devices like mechanical, scientific, biological and even medical devices.

Legislators are Finally Trying to Develop Ways to Improve the Quality of Care at Nursing Homes

The statistics surrounding incidents of sexual abuse and neglect of elderly patients at nursing homes around this country are staggering.  Many state and federal surveys as well as investigations following reports from patients call into question the safety of these places as well as the justifications for funding for their operations.

Connecticut Hospital Ordered to Pay $12M in Medical Malpractice Case

Vivian Gagliano, a woman from Connecticut received a twelve million dollars reward from the jury during a medical malpractice case. This is because the doctor was negligent during a hernia operation. The said doctor punctured the woman’s colon. This left her with a permanent injury.

Gay Couple Sues over Engagement Pic in Political Ad

When someone uses one of the best moments of your life to ridicule another person, this can be emotionally draining. Similarly, your privacy has been breached and this is simply not ok. This is what happened to a gay couple that lives in New Jersey.

Municipalities Need to Monitor & Respond to Changing Conditions

There is a saying that the only permanent thing in life is change. When time for change comes, it is important to make adjustments for your own safety. A case in point is roads. If you have been keen enough to assess the situation on the roads, you will discover that traffic has doubled. Indeed, the streets are very lively but nobody wants to attend the event. Being stuck in traffic is a nuisance, time wasting and costly.

Avoid Summertime Sadness: 5 Injuries You Can Prevent

Summer is all about having fun. The weather is great and there is time to go for concerts and parties. While there is the need to have fun, it is important to consider your safety. Here are some common accidents that happen during the summer:

Is it legal for NY doctors to treat patients that come here from legal surrogacy law states to become surrogate mothers for NY folks?

Having a baby completes the family for some couples. There are people who believe that couples that have children are happier than those who don’t. It usually is the next step for couples that are committed to each other. However, there are times when the couple cannot conceive because of fertility issues. In the past, these couples chose to adopt or live without kids. With advancement in science, couples now have the chance to have a baby that looks like them and carries their genes through surrogacy.

Can you sue a doctor for side effects if he warned you about them?

Doctors have the duty to ensure that patients receive the best treatment when they are sick. Part of the treatment involves prescribing medication to the patient. Indeed, manufacturers have the duty to deliver safe products. Part of this includes information regarding the risks and side effects of the drugs. All medication has side effects. The difference is that some side effects are relatively harmless while others can be life threatening.

5 Reasons Disability Insurance Claims Are Denied

The first thing that you need to do when applying for disability insurance is to fill in the application forms. This will make a difference between you receiving two thirds of your salary or nothing at all.  There are times when you can get exhausted with all the paperwork and this can make you forget to fill out all the information. Other times, you might not understand what you are answering.

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