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New York Personal Injury Blog

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If you or someone you love has been injured due to the negligence of another person or organization, it is important to know your legal rights. Keeping current on relevant legislation and court decisions involving personal injury and medical malpractice claims is an important part of recognizing and asserting your rights.

At Trolman, Glaser & Lichtman, P.C., we have dedicated our careers to helping people throughout New York with issues ranging from car accidents and workplace accidents to birth injuries and surgical errors. We have created this Blog for the purpose of informing injury victims on new developments in legal areas that affect them.

We also hope this Blog allows us to learn more about your concerns. We invite you to share your opinions, worries and questions about the topics we discuss on these pages.

Thank you for taking the time to visit us today, and please check back for regular updates. Contact us today online or by telephone at 888-4-TGLAW to discuss your specific legal problem.

J&J Halts Fibroid Surgery Device Sales Over Cancer Fears

Power morcellators are hollow cylinders that have cutting implements on the tip. The doctor inserts this device when a patient is going through laparoscopic surgery.  The surgeon grasps the tissue with a morcellator and then extracts the tissue. He does not open the patient with large incisions. The device is from the manufacturer, Johnson & Johnson.

Invisible injuries

In personal injury cases, it is necessary to prove that there were injuries in order to get compensation. There are so many forms of injuries and they come in shapes and sizes. In personal injury cases, the injury could be due to just about anything- medical malpractice, auto accident and so forth. The most difficult to prove are the invisible injuries. They are not only hard to show to the court but they also cause problems when it comes to describing them and placing a monetary value on them for compensation purposes.

Is Your Personal Injury Damage Award Excessive?

When you suffer an injury because of someone else’s negligence, your attorney will assist you in filing a personal injury case so that you can be compensated for your injuries. Your attorney will prove to the court that you indeed deserve to be compensated by presenting sufficient evidence to justify your claim.

How to Investigate a Doctor in New York

Investigating a doctor for medical malpractice is quite simple nowadays. You have Internet technology to thank for that. There are so many things that you can find out about your doctor right from the comfort of your house. You do not have to leave the house in the name of doing background research. In this day and era when medical malpractice cases are on the rise, it is important to do your background research first. If you think you have been a victim of medical malpractice, then you should do some investigation.

Can You Sue Someone for Beating You Up?

It is important to live in a society where you have an assurance of your safety. However, there are times when this is not the case.  You can be involved in a fight whether you initiated it or not. The question is whether you can sue when someone beats you up. Of course you can, but the real issue is whether the lawsuit is worth the time and effort it takes to prove the case.

Brain Dead Pregnant Woman Taken Off Life Support

What happens when a woman is pregnant and in a coma? Does keeping the woman on the life support machine mean that it will preserve the life of the baby? These are the questions that were asked when doctors did not know what to do in Ireland. In this country, abortion is illegal. The Irish doctors therefore wanted to know the legal thing to do to save the woman’s life.

Hospital-acquired severe stage IV pressure ulcer/infection in SCI patient. Extreme suffering, potential claim (NYS)?

Pressure wounds are not common vocabulary to many people. When you think of a wound, the first thing that comes to mind is most probably a cut or burn. A pressure wound, also known as a pressure ulcer or a bedsore, develops as a result of the body lying in one position for a very long time. A patient in a coma needs to be turned occasionally to prevent the development of these bedsores. However, what happens if someone develops the pressure ulcers after being hospitalized? Is this a case of medical malpractice?

Salmonella Tainted Mangoes Sickens People

One of the most popular fruits in the world is a mango. They usually grow in humid areas and people can eat them at any time. Indeed, mangoes are a great source of vitamins. There are cases where contamination of these mangoes happens due to salmonella. When this happens, people are bound to fall sick.

Hospital Liability for Medical Malpractice

When you go to the hospital seeking treatment, there are times when you can suffer from severe injuries because of the treatment administered or the lack of it. When this happens, you might wonder the process of making the hospital accountable for your injuries. Generally, the hospital might not be responsible for the doctor’s malpractice.

3 Ways Your Pool Can Land You in Legal Hot Water

Swimming is so much fun especially during summers and in the company of friends. However, this fun time can turn into a lawsuit for the pool owner if he or she is not careful. Say you are having a pool party in your home. You have invited friends and family for a night of fun. Drinks are available and food is in plenty. You have definitely planned the pool party to resemble that of a celebrity.

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