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Woman files medical malpractice lawsuit regarding catheter

Many patients in New York and throughout the nation have suffered injuries due to substandard medical care. Such situations often lead to medical malpractice lawsuits filed against one or more parties, depending on the circumstances. A woman in another state recently filed such a claim after suffering severe injury she claims was due to a medical error.

Seeking justice in the aftermath of medical malpractice incidents

Any person in New York or elsewhere who seeks medical attention of any kind obviously places a certain amount of trust in those providing care. Each year, thousands of people are injured through medical malpractice. Some of these injuries are minor while others are far more serious, perhaps even debilitating.

Those without wills often leave messes behind for loved ones

Fans in New York and throughout the nation love to keep up on the details of their favorite superstars, even after said celebrities have died. News of those who have passed on with no wills in place has often flooded the internet. Rockstar Prince is one of the most recent music icons who is said to have left his sister battling against probate for his estate because he never executed a formal will before he died.

Hospital outside New York accused of medical malpractice

A situation occurred in a facility outside New York that has led to a court battle. The matter concerns a 24-year-old psychiatric patient and the hospital where she was admitted. Another patient is also involved in the medical malpractice case. 

Parents of autistic dental patient file medical malpractice claim

Many dentists in New York specialize in caring for children's teeth. Where very young children are concerned, it is understandable that a parent would want to remain in the room while any type of examination or procedure is taking place. While most dentists adhere to the utmost level of accepted safety standards in their professions, every once in a while, a questionable situation arises that may be grounds for a medical malpractice lawsuit.

Car accidents involving pedestrians increase at Halloween

The American Automobile Association recently issued a warning just prior to the Halloween holiday. Apparently, car accidents involving pedestrians increase in New York and elsewhere on Halloween night. This is the time when many people are out walking along roadways to celebrate the tradition of collecting candy door-to-door. Although this is meant to be a fun time for all, particularly children, when many motorists and pedestrians are present simultaneously, chances of a collision occurring are great.

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