Birth injuries generally occur before, during or after labor, and often happen due to mistakes made by the medical staff on hand. Shoulder dystocia is an example of one of these potential mistakes leading to injury. This injury happens during labor or delivery and can...
On Behalf of The Pagan Law Firm, P.C. | Nov 17, 2021 | Holding Professionals Responsible For Medical Malpractice, Medical Malpractice
For years, the combination of overworked staff and understaffed hospitals has plagued the medical industry across the country. The demand for medical care is simply higher than the number of workers available, which causes immeasurable problems for staff and patients...
Drug diversion, or the act of a health care professional taking prescription drugs meant for patients and using them personally, is a growing problem in hospitals and other health care settings across New York and the nation. Drug diversion involving opioids is...
When you prepare to give birth in New York, you likely put a good deal of faith in your doctor and medical team, trusting these professionals to deliver your healthy baby. However, certain circumstances and medical mistakes have the potential to cause something called...
When you hear stories of people suffering from medical errors, you likely assume that such errors typically equate to small judgment mistakes that (while wrong) might even be understandable when considering the complexity of the profession. Indeed, many such cases are...
When you entrust a doctor with your healthcare, there is a level of obligation that a professional has to you. He or she must follow certain standards in providing care and treat you in a manner that puts your safety first. When a doctor or other health professional...
Medical errors happen on a regular basis in hospitals and doctors' offices throughout the world. The reasons for these range from such things as tired medical professionals to systemic problems related to a flawed process. Occasionally, though, some errors result in...
Taking the right medication for whatever condition you have may help you deal with symptoms or perhaps even set you on a path to recovery. Conversely, taking the wrong medicine may subject you to dangerous health problems. Some people even succumb to the deadly side...
On Behalf of The Pagan Law Firm, P.C. | Aug 9, 2021 | Holding Professionals Responsible For Medical Malpractice, Medical Malpractice
You understand that there are several things that make you unique and distinct from anyone else in New York. Knowing this, you also likely comprehend that your medical care will unlikely be exactly like that of someone else (even if that "someone else" suffers from...
Whenever you present for medical treatment in New York, you likely do so feeling confident that the provider treating is more than up to the task at identifying, diagnosing and treating your condition. Yet while the resulting care often justifies that confidence, the...
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