When people are left with debilitating injuries in New York City and beyond due to errors made by physicians and other hospital staff, those professionals should be held accountable. One man who suffered injuries because of a delayed diagnosis just now received the justice he was looking for after a doctor's errors put him in a wheelchair, unable to see or speak.
People assume that physicians are aware of the most state-of-the-art technologies, but some physicians appear to be ignoring one technology that could help prevent fatalities.
When physicians fail to properly diagnose a patient, injury or even death can occur. That may have been the case for one man who died suddenly from a heart attack one year ago at the age of 50.
Some 130,000 Medicare recipients were harmed in just one month due to errors made by hospital staff, according to a recent report.
Distracted driving causes many fatalities every year, but a new survey suggests that distracted doctors may also be putting their patient's lives at risk.