According to a recent analysis, medical errors are the third-leading cause of death in the United States, after heart disease and cancer. Experts say that this "epidemic" claims at least 250,000 lives each year across the nation.
According to recent patient-safety research by the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, medical errors are currently the third leading cause of death in the United States. These errors cause 251,000 deaths each year, more than accidents, Alzheimer's disease, respiratory disease, and stroke.
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Our client, a 5-year-old patient, receives almost $8 million in compensation from an NYC hospital in a medical malpractice claim won by Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolf. Representing the injured child with his team of legal and medical experts, Daniel Minc said, "It was great day for the family."
The case involved negligent care on the part of the hospital pediatric intensive care unit for failing to observe bleeding from a simple biopsy wound which caused neurological damage.