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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.

Should You Sue Over a Stolen Invention?

An invention is the unearthing or creation of something new, which could be a product or a service. The creation might also be an improvement of something to new. Inventions may include:

Should I Handle My Own Car Accident Case?

If you are able to be patient and organize yourself properly then you will be able handle your basic accident claims. With basic claims, it is quite difficult for the insurance company to reduce or deny you the compensation asked for. It is therefore important that you acquaint yourself with what you can handle on your own and these are:

Joint and Several Liability

When a car accident happens, someone must be held accountable for the victims’ injuries. Indeed, the victims will incur medical expenses and other costs that they need to recover. This means that the insurance company will assess the case so that the negligent party covers for the damages.

Seven Critical Questions to Ask Before You Hire a Car Defect Lawyer

There are plenty of good lawyers out there but not all of them are good at all cases. Everyone has a niche and therefore if you want to hire an attorney for a car defect case then you had better ask some questions. These questions will help you identify an effective lawyer who will handle your case with all that it takes.

PIP (Personal Injury Protection)-What is it?

Personal injury protection, PIP, is insurance cover that protects you from suffering financially after an accident. PIP will cover for medical expenses especially that which the health insurance does not cover. The coverage varies, depending on individual state. Most clients usually take this policy in cases where they have a basic health insurance. It is also a great solution in the event that a negligent driver who is underinsured causes the accident.

Parents of Autistic Kids Sue Disney over Policy

The Americans with Disability Act, ADA, demands that all public accommodations and commercial facilities refrain from discriminating people based on their disabilities. The act stipulates that no one should be segregated, excluded or treated unequally because they are disabled. For someone to be covered by this act, he or she must have some form of impairment. This impairment must limit the person in participating in regular life activities. Autism is covered in this act.

Medical Malpractice s Anesthesia Your Most Dangerous Enemy?

Anesthesia is important to ensure that a patient does not feel pain during a medical procedure. Major medical procedures like surgery require anesthesia. This is because procedures might proof to be very painful. Any chance to prevent the pain while the procedure is ongoing is God sent. Therefore, anesthesia is a safe and effective way of easing pain during most medical procedures.

Proposed Fungal Meningitis Settlement: $100M for Victims

When you suffer from severe back pain, it is common for the doctor to prescribe steroid injections to alleviate the pain. However, there are times when these injections can lead to serious consequences.  In this case, patients get fungal meningitis. The medication, methylprednisolone acetate assists in controlling pain in patients who suffer from joint disorders. Its use resulted to forty-seven meningitis patients, out of which five died. The number of deaths rose to eight people and one hundred and five cases of patients who suffered from meningitis.

Personal Injury Mediation: 5 Things to Expect

When someone injures you because of negligence or carelessness, you expect compensation for your injuries. Compensation is important so that you can recover from injuries and loss of income. While it is possible to file a lawsuit, there are times when the logical thing to do is to seek mediation.

The Ban on Fracking is Supported by the New York State Department of Health

Governor Andrew Cuomo recently decided to ban hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and New York State voters approve of his decision by a margin of 55 to 25 percent.  According to a recent Quinnipiac University poll, no political party, gender, age group, or regional interest group disapproves of the ban against fracking in New York State.

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