Category: Medical Malpractice

medical malpractice complaint

Medical malpractice occurs when a medical professional such as a doctor, surgeon, nurse, or anesthesiologist fails to uphold their usual standard of care, resulting in injury to a patient. If you were injured due to a healthcare provider’s negligence, you could be entitled to seek compensation for the harm you

filing taxes for 2021 - are medical malpractice settlements taxable?

If you have been injured due to negligence on the part of a physician, surgeon, nurse, anesthesiologist, or another medical professional, you have a legal right to bring a malpractice claim against the provider or facility. Through a medical malpractice claim you could potentially obtain compensation for financial and non-financial

doctor looking down, fatigued after a long shift in NY hospital

Most people know that getting adequate rest is imperative to being a healthy, functioning human. But this is especially true for individuals in certain career fields, like healthcare, where fatigue and exhaustion can actually end up harming other people. The Agency of Healthcare Research and Quality reported that before a

patient with anesthesiologist in NY hospital

Anesthesiologists are required to adhere to the standard of care and closely monitor patients while they are under anesthesia. Anesthesiologists are also required to adjust anesthesia for every patient with their medical history in mind. They are also expected to make sure that post-anesthetic care is properly administered. When an anesthesiologist

pediatrician reviewing medical charts for patient

Our client suffers from scoliosis that was not timely diagnosed by her pediatrician, who we say did not properly perform evaluations and follow-up treatment for this condition during our client’s regular check-ups. We requested our client’s medical chart from the pediatrician’s office, but we were provided limited documentation with few

doctors and nurses in a hospital on Long Island, NY

If you have suffered injury or harm while under the care of a doctor, physician assistant, nurse, or another healthcare professional, you might be entitled to seek financial compensation through a medical malpractice claim. Medical malpractice involves a situation in which a patient has suffered injury or illness as a result of

toddler with Cerebral palsy swinging in yellow sling

The cerebral palsy lawyers at Finz & Finz, P.C. work closely with families who have been traumatized by the actions of careless doctors – actions that often result in cerebral palsy and other serious birth injuries. We understand how overwhelming things can be, especially when the costs keep piling up,

nurses in a new york hospital hallway

If you’ve been injured or have become ill, you trust that the care you receive from doctors, surgeons, nurses, and any other medical professionals who treat you will meet a specific standard of care. Nurses are highly-trained professionals who provide a significant amount of hands-on care to patients, even when