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.
According to recent research by Johns Hopkins Medicine, medical errors are currently the third leading cause of death in the United States. It has been found that more than 250,000 deaths are caused by medical errors each year in the nation. 10% of all deaths in the US are a result of medical errors - cancer and heart disease are the top 2 causes of death.
According to the Bureau of Justice Statistics, an estimated 2,449 medical malpractice cases were disposed of by jury or bench trial in general jurisdiction state courts in 2005 throughout the United States. Approximately 99% of these trials were decided by a jury.
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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.