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Man files medical malpractice lawsuit following leg amputation

Patients naturally believe that their doctors will do everything in their power to solve the patients' medical problems and restore the patients to health. If a doctor in New York could have done something to help a patient but failed to do so, thus negatively impacting the patient, this may be grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit. One man in another state recently had to have his leg amputated and is now suing the doctor who he says might have been able to save his leg.

Medical malpractice suit filed following eyelid surgery

Victims of medical malpractice in New York have the right to seek to hold the alleged perpetrator of the malpractice accountable. One woman in another state recently sued a doctor and a clinic foundation after she reportedly suffered eyelid disfigurement due to medical malpractice. She is seeking an unspecified amount in damages.

Car accidents involving pedestrians may lead to injuries

Four individuals were recently hurt after being struck by a livery cab in New York. The accident took place at the intersection of two streets. Although monetary compensation cannot undo the injuries suffered in car accidents involving pedestrians, it may help the injured parties to achieve a sense of closure following a life-altering wreck.

Car accidents may cause serious injuries in New York

A two-vehicle crash in New York recently caused multiple injuries. The crash happened just before noon on a Sunday. It took place along Route 13. Sometimes these types of car accidents happen due to negligent driving, such as driving while distracted or failure to adhere to rules of the road. In such a case, the person found to be at fault may be held financially responsible for the other victims' injuries.

Family of fatal hit-and-run victim may seek wrongful death claim

As New York residents know, car accidents can happen in the blink of an eye. Sometimes, the damage the drivers sustain is not life threatening, as their respective vehicles often take the brunt of the force. However, when an accident involves a motor vehicle and a bicycle, the results are often fatal. Such is the case in a recent fatal accident that might leave the victim's family wondering if they should file a wrongful death claim.

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