What Should You Do If You Suspect Medical Malpractice in Kingston?

Discovering that you or a loved one may be a victim of medical malpractice can be an overwhelming experience. In Kingston, NY, where we trust our medical professionals to provide the highest standard of care, the thought of medical negligence can be particularly unsettling. Understanding the appropriate steps to take is crucial for protecting your [...]

2024-01-11T10:42:41-05:00January 11th, 2024|

Are New York’s Nursing Disciplinary Standards Too Lax?

When it comes to reviewing nurses and disciplining them for violations and incompetence, some are wondering whether state authorities - and current disciplinary standards - go far enough. These critics argue that, all too often, nurses continue to hold their licenses and are able to maintain "clean" records even after they have been disciplined. The real [...]

2020-10-28T13:22:45-04:00August 31st, 2016|

Case Study: Does Your Pharmacist Have Your Best Interests in Mind?

The level of trust we place in pharmacies and pharmacists tend to be around the same level of trust we have in doctors and other medical professionals. While pharmacists have to possess various credentials and are held to high (and strict) ethical standards, however, they can - and sometimes do -  make mistakes that can result [...]

2022-09-28T02:39:00-04:00August 20th, 2016|

Can Chiropractors Be Sued for Medical Malpractice?

All sorts of medical professionals - including doctors, surgeons, pharmacists and even nurses - can be sued when they make mistakes or errors that harm patients. While chiropractors are usually considered to be alternative medicine practitioners (like acupuncturists and herbalists), they too can be liable for the harm they cause patients when that harm stems from [...]

2020-10-28T13:10:55-04:00August 10th, 2016|

Failure to Diagnose Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD) Can Have Deadly Results, Study Finds

Nearly eight million Americans are living with a condition called peripheral artery disease (PAD), which causes the arteries in the legs to be blocked and clogged by fatty deposits. PAD can make walking difficult and painful - and it can result in more serious, possibly life-threatening, health complications if it goes undiagnosed and untreated. Tragically, [...]

2020-10-28T13:08:42-04:00July 20th, 2016|

4 Warning Signs of Medical Malpractice: What You Need to Know

Doctors – like any human – can make mistakes and overlook things. When these oversights occur as they provide care to patients, however, they can end up having tragically harmful, if not life-threatening, complications. While this can be scary to consider, knowing the red  flags of medical malpractice can help you protect yourself and minimize [...]

2020-10-28T13:53:40-04:00July 31st, 2015|