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Common Birth Injuries: Medical Malpractice Claims

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The birth of a newborn baby should be one of a parent's best moments. However, even the smallest medical error can rapidly turn beautiful childbirth into a traumatic experience. Negligence that can occur during or immediately following the delivery of a newborn can have long-term repercussions for the newborn, including brain damage and cerebral palsy. Mothers may also suffer severe harm during Read More >>

How to Find and Gather Nursing Home Abuse Evidence?

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If you made the tough decision to place a loved one in a nursing home, you undoubtedly did so with the expectation that your loved one would get the finest available care and treatment. Unfortunately, senior abuse incidents can occur even in institutions with the highest accreditation, particularly if the staff is underqualified or overburdened, among many other factors. It is essential in Read More >>

3 Steps to Take After a New York Construction Accident

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In 2019, the construction industry saw over 1,000 fatal injuries due to falling objects, crane accidents, falls, and other types of hazards. Around 20% of all work-related deaths are within the construction industry. Many severe or fatal accidents are due to some form of negligence by a contractor, subcontractor, or employer. While the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Read More >>

10 Signs of Emotional Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

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Of all forms of elder abuse in nursing homes, psychological and emotional abuse seem to be the most pervasive and common problems. Emotional abuse also seems to be the hardest to track and frequently goes unreported. Therefore, experts aren't sure how many people actually suffer from it and how frequently it's experienced. Over 1.5 million individuals today live in nursing homes in the U.S. Read More >>

What Causes Choking Deaths in Nursing Homes?

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Choking and suffocation risk rises with age, and nursing home supervisors and employees should be aware of how to recognize and reduce the danger of these potentially deadly incidents. If not, they risk being held responsible for any significant injuries or fatalities brought on by people choking and suffocating in nursing homes. We at Dalli & Marino, LLP, are aware of how tough it may be Read More >>

Why Are Bed Sores Dangerous for Elders in Nursing Homes?

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Nursing homes and their staff owe it to their residents to provide adequate medical attention and to treat everyone with decency and respect. Bed sores are a painful, unsightly, and even fatal condition for disabled or bedridden persons. Nursing home bed sores are more than just a severe medical problem; they are strong proof of nursing home negligence and elder abuse. When patients do not get Read More >>

Birth Injuries in a New York Hospital: Who Is Liable?

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Many newborns are born with health problems. Sadly, there are common injuries that are the direct result of malpractice. Each year, thousands of infants and their mothers sustain injuries because of negligent actions by their medical professional or doctor. In the U.S., the number of infants born with injuries at birth is staggering and is around seven out of every 1,000 newborns. When an injury Read More >>

What Are Common Medical Malpractice Claims in New York?

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Healthcare professionals and doctors are the experts on clinical matters. However, medical errors contribute to around 100,000 to 200,000 deaths every year. If you have been injured due to a medical error made by a healthcare professional, you may be entitled to compensation for your injuries or losses and can file a medical malpractice claim. This is why it's important to speak with a New York Read More >>

Third-Party Auditor Set to Review New York’s COVID-19 Response

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In March 2020, former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo issued a directive requiring nursing homes to accept patients infected with coronavirus as long as the nursing home represented it could safely care for the resident. However, this influx of sick patients overwhelmingly increased the number of elderly deaths within these facilities and both the former Governor and the nursing homes failed to ensure Read More >>

4 Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) Myths

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Accidents and their related losses can be difficult to contend with on their own. When your accident results in a traumatic brain injury (TBI), your recovery can be fraught with uncertainty. Each TBI is unique, but there are also myths surrounding these conditions that can make them harder to treat. If you can address the myths surrounding TBIs throughout your recovery, though, it can be easier Read More >>