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Category Archives: Medical Malpractice

New York Man Wins $2.3 Million Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

A man in Valley Cottage, Rockland County, NY was recently awarded $2.3 million in a lawsuit that alleged malpractice on the part of a Nyack Hospital doctor. According to John Antonucci’s claim, the head of orthopedic surgery at the hospital failed to treat a serious infection that Antonucci suffered from, which caused irreparable damage and… Read More »

Bodies botched at Medical Examiner

Attorney Sanford Rubenstein states, “The family of Aura Ballesteros is entitled to damages for emotional distress suffered as a result of the negligence and carelessness of the medical examiner’s office shipping her body without consent to a medical school for anatomical donations.

2014 Verdict: $62 Million For Medical Malpractice

Sanford Rubenstein, attorney for Stacey Galette, states: “This verdict was appropriate given the devastating injuries she has suffered and will have to live with for the rest of her life.”  

Study Shows Medical Malpractice Litigation Improves Healthcare

The debate in the New York State legislature in June 2013 around Lavern’s Law, so named for a Kings County Hospital patient who died due to a missed lung cancer diagnosis, centers around a quirk in the state’s patients in the Empire State must file suit within 30 months of a medical mistake occurring, creating… Read More »

Hospitals’ $131M Errors

Vibrant college freshman at Rockland Cummunity College severely brain damaged during a routine endoscopy procedure

Raina was born on November 16, 1993, and is presently 19 years old. On January 10, 2013, she underwent an endoscopy at Phelps Memorial  Hospital Center performed by Stephen Heier, M.D. The anesthesiologist for this procedure was Phat Tran, M.D. During the endoscopy, as a result of the alleged defendants negligence in the administration of… Read More »

New York Law Journal Announces Largest Settlements in 2012.

Rubenstein & Rynecki of Brooklyn, NY was published in the New York Law Journal as obtaining the largest medical malpractice settlement in New York for 2012, $17.9M. Sanford Rubenstein, Sr. Partner, states, “Justice was done.” Click to read full article:

“They Missed It”: Serious Consequence of Medical Misdiagnosis

Each day New Yorkers seek medical advice from physicians. Usually advice and care is good, but when it is not – it may be medical malpractice. Medical misdiagnosis is a common form of malpractice and takes several forms, including failure to diagnose and false diagnosis. Both failure to diagnose and false diagnosis can have deadly… Read More »

Medical Malpractice

Horrific accidents happen every day – car and construction accidents, negligence on the street or in the workplace. However, some of the most disturbing injuries are caused by medical malpractice. Individuals who place themselves in the hands of trusted professionals and find that trust misplaced – and their life will never be the same. From… Read More »

Medical Malpractice

If you are sick or injured, or find yourself confronted with a medical emergency or crisis, you should get medical attention as soon as possible. Your physical health and well-being is primary. Talk to those medical personnel who are rendering care. If you have any concerns or doubts about your condition or the quality of… Read More »

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