Monthly Archives - August 2019

The Process of Cross-Examining the Expert of a Defendant in a Medical Malpractice Case

How to Win a Medical Malpractice Case

Doctors and other members of the medical field work day and night to ensure people are in the best of shape. From treating severe illnesses to mending serious injuries, physicians tirelessly find methods for men, women, and children to live better lives. However, under the most tragic of circumstances, some of these people will face new and much more frightening challenges due to one of the simplest and deadliest of errors: medical malpractice. In these cases, people suffer due to the negligence of a doctor. Some may suffer severe injuries as the result of a routine surgery, while other illnesses [...]

NYC Schools to Use Speed Cameras to Decrease Car Accidents

NYC Schools to Use Speed Cameras to Decrease Car Accidents

While not everyone may be in favor of the further implementation of speed cameras, studies have shown that these devices can reduce the chances of car accidents on the road. This includes accidents with other vehicles, pedestrians, and single-car accidents. New York City has passed legislation to incorporate hundreds of speed cameras around school districts throughout the city. It is hoped that accidents involving students and teachers will decrease. If you were injured from a car accident caused by someone else or were hit by a car, contact a New York Personal Injury Attorney for guidance. How Speed Cameras Can [...]

Reckless Driving from NYPD Increases Car Accident Risk

Reckless Driving from NYPD Increases Car Accident Risk

With a lot of focus on reckless driving among average citizens, the reckless driving behavior of New York police officers is often overlooked. Many may be surprised at the way some police officers drive recklessly or break traffic laws. This involves ticketing, repeat offenders, and traffic law violations. These breaches may not seem that relevant, but most traffic laws exist to promote safety and fairness on the road. If you or loved one suffered personal injuries from a negligent driver, be sure to contact a Central New York Personal Injury Attorney.  Prevalence of NYPD Reckless Driving After running the license plates [...]

Why Wrong-Way Drivers Cause Severe Accidents In New York

How ADAS Technology Decreases Vehicle Damage and Injuries

New ADAS technology has increased in support over the past few years after decreasing the number of car accidents, vehicle damage, and personal injuries. This technology includes the use of cameras, sensors, braking technology, and similar features that are designed to improve the driver’s awareness of their surroundings and minimize the damages when accidents happen. Understanding the different types of ADAS technology and how they function can help you decide which car to buy on your next upgrade. However, if you were injured from a car accident caused by a negligent driver, feel free to contact a New York [...]

Can Seniors Use Simple Car Accessories to Drive Much Safer?

Can Seniors Use Simple Car Accessories to Drive Much Safer?

For a whole generation of Americans, the older they get, the more difficult life can become on so many levels. Mobility and eyesight can decrease, as well as coordination, which can virtually make driving next to impossible. Although a percentage of seniors around 70 years of age do not currently operate vehicles, the fact of the matter is that older people are still putting themselves at risk behind the wheel. Without proper vision or awareness, tragic accidents that result in their deaths and the deaths of other innocent people can occur. However, is it possible that car accessories (ridiculously cheap [...]

The Impact of Marijuana on the Frequency of Car Accidents

The Impact of Marijuana on the Frequency of Car Accidents

Every year, doctors are producing new medications to help people cope with major or minor health problems, but perhaps one of the most unusual drugs to hit the pharmaceutical scene is marijuana. Billed as a Schedule-I narcotic, this little green plant has received a mixture of backlash and acceptance for its integration into 1960s and ’70s counterculture. Still, marijuana has been accepted in over half of our country for usage in the treatment of medical conditions or for casual consumption. Despite its acceptance, though, you must remember that marijuana is still a drug and a very powerful one, at that. [...]

Lost Wages in a Personal Injury Case

Lost Wages in a Personal Injury Case

Dealing with a personal injury is always very traumatic, no matter what type of accident you were involved in. You have to figure out your plan of medical treatment, when you can return to work, and how to get your life back in order. Of course, it is negligence that is at the crux of every personal injury case. In other words, a personal injury accident is one that would not have happened if the at-fault party did not make a catalyzing mistake. A victim of personal injury should not have to pay for someone else’s mistakes. Because of this, [...]

The Value of a Medical Malpractice Case

The Value of a Medical Malpractice Case

Although doctors and other healthcare professionals work as hard as they can to ensure you live a happy and healthy life, the fact of the matter is that even for highly trained people, mistakes can and, tragically, will happen. Whether a pharmacist dispenses the wrong drugs or a surgeon accidentally leaves a tool in a patient’s body, medical malpractice suits are both painful and inconvenient. Still, you may be asking, what is the value of my medical malpractice case? How will I know how much I can win from filing a claim of this sort? Let’s take a closer look [...]

Statistics Show that Medical Malpractice is Increasing

Statistics Show that Medical Malpractice is Increasing

In our modern society with the creation of new lifesaving technology each year, many people would be surprised to find that cases of medical malpractice are actually increasing. You may wonder why this is happening with all the recent advancements in medical science. It ultimately comes down to human nature. Doctors may have better tools and resources than previous generations, but they are still human. With the fast-paced nature of doctor visits today, many doctors are overwhelmed with multiple cases and fatigue. However, if you suffered injuries from medical malpractice, do not hesitate to contact a Central New York Medical [...]

Are You An Injured Passenger? Here's What You Should Do After A Car Accident in New York

Misdiagnosis is Becoming One of the Most Common Forms of Malpractice

There are several types of medical malpractice out there, but misdiagnosis is the type that can lead to a downward spiral. Misdiagnosis means a patient is paying for a procedure or treatment that is having no effect on them. Their medical condition is left untreated, which can lead to one’s state of health rapidly declining. This can lead to serious medical complications later on and even death for missed diseases like cancer. Talk to a New York Medical Malpractice Attorney if you suffered serious consequences from a misdiagnosis. The Consequences of Misdiagnosis Misdiagnosis is often unrecognized as a serious issue in [...]