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By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

According to an analysis from Diederich Healthcare, the total payout amounts for medical malpractice have increased for the first time in 2013 since the year 2003. New York topped the list of the five states with the highest number of medical malpractice payouts. This medical negligence is said to be the third leading cause of deaths in the U.S.-just after heart disease and cancer, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

There are many expectant mothers whose birth plans do not include the use of an epidural, but as their labor progresses, more than 50% of them eventually end up opting for it. Epidurals are known to ease the pain an expectant woman experiences during childbirth, allowing them to focus more on the birthing procedure, rather than the immense pain that they are experiencing. In most cases, epidurals are administered without a problem. But there are times that epidural errors may be made that could result in a medical malpractice case.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Tuesday, July 15, 2014.

There are many different parameters to establish whether complications in a surgery should result in a medical malpractice lawsuit or not. If the negligent conduct of a surgeon falls below the standard of care that is acceptable, as compared to that provided by reasonably competent surgeons practicing that area of surgery under similar circumstances, and if a patient is harmed in the process, it can be viewed as a surgical error.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Friday, July 04, 2014.

According to statistics, more than 200,000 Americans have undergone some form of gastric bypass surgery each year. This surgery is aimed at helping obese people lose weight, but it comes with its own share of risks, complications, and medical errors. These errors lead to bleeding, hernias, post-operative infections, and even death.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Friday, July 04, 2014.

According to statistics, approximately 93% of medical malpractice cases are resolved prior without going to trial. This statistic is high due to the presence of a qualified medical malpractice attorney on the case. If you feel that you are the victim of medical malpractice, you need to be able to hire a lawyer who specializes in this field and who can help you get the most out of your claim. But finding the right attorney online can be difficult if you don't know what to look out for. Here are some tips you can use to find medical malpractice attorneys online.

By Rosenberg, Minc, Falkoff & Wolff, LLP. posted in Medical Malpractice on Thursday, April 17, 2014.

On April 17, 2014, the United States Food and Drug Administration (the "FDA") issued a News Release in which it discouraged the use of laparoscopic power power morcellation for the removal of the uterus (i.e., a hysterectomy) or the removal of uterine fibroids (i.e., a myomectomy) in women because, according to the FDA's research, the treatment can cause the spreading of certain cancers. If a woman that has a type of cancer known as a "uterine sarcoma" undergoes laparoscopic power power morcellation, the FDA has determined that the risk of spreading the cancer throughout the patient's abdomen and pelvis is significantly elevated, and the chances of long-term survival are severely diminished. According to currently-available data, the FDA has determined that approximately 1 in 35 women undergoing a hysterectomy or myomectomy for fibroids have a uterine sarcoma.

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