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TOP NEW YORK MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW FIRM SUCCESSFULLY SETTLED SEVEN CHALLENGING CASES FOR CLIENTS IN PAST THREE MONTHS

TOP NEW YORK MEDICAL MALPRACTICE LAW FIRM SUCCESSFULLY SETTLED SEVEN CHALLENGING CASES FOR CLIENTS IN PAST THREE MONTHS Largest of the seven cases settled for $2,750,000 Dankner Milstein, P.C., a top New York City medical malpractice law firm, successfully settled seven medical malpractice cases on behalf of its clients in from November 2017 to January 2018. Clients in three of the four cases seeking damages for wrongful death, settled for exactly a half-a-million dollars, and

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Late Diagnosis and Misdiagnosis of Breast Cancer

Misdiagnosis of Breast Cancer What is breast cancer? The Basic Facts (Facts for this article were provided by The American Cancer Society, Inc, Surveillance Research 2015)Cancer is not one disease, but rather it is a complex group of diseases that cause otherwise once normal cells in the body to change and grow out of control. Most types of cancer cells eventually grow and form a lump, or mass, in the body called a tumor. These

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NEW REPORT REVEALS MOST COMMON CAUSES OF MEDICAL MALPRACTICE IN FIVE MAJOR WORLD NATIONS

A recent study by the British Medical Journal (BMJ), which examined claims of medical malpractice caused by primary care physicians in the US, the UK, Australia, France and Canada, found that missed diagnosis of heart disease and cancer were the most common causes of medical malpractice in all five countries, ranging from 26% to 63% of total cases, depending on the country being studied. Irish researchers, who reviewed more than 7,150 studies of medical malpractice claims, examined

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The Shocking Reality of the Incidence of Medical Malpractice in the USA

By Jay W. Dankner, managing partner of the top New York medical malpractice law firm of Dankner Milstein, P.C. Medical malpractice is an ongoing problem throughout the U.S. and it doesn’t seem to be one that will be getting better any time soon. This is especially true if you look at the startling number of issues involving medical negligence in American hospitals in the past year. Despite a number of recent articles in medical industry trade journals

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Failure to Identify Abnormalities and Misinterpretation of Radiology Images

Account For Most, If Not All, of All Radiology-Related Medical Malpractice Lawsuits, Says Top New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer “The Achilles heel in medical malpractice cases involving radiologists,” Edward P. Milstein, partner in the top New York medical malpractice law firm of Dankner Milstein, P.C., said, “are errors in the correct interpretation of medical images that radiologists produce — errors that can lead to failures by the radiologist, or a doctor, to accurately diagnose potentially life-threatening illness thereby causing

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HOW TO AVOID A MISDIAGNOSIS OF COLON CANCER

The managing partner at one of New York’s top colon cancer misdiagnosis law firms recommends steps people can take to prevent doctor error when examining patients who present with symptoms of the dreaded disease. According to Jay W. Dankner, Esq., of the top colon cancer misdiagnosis law firm of Dankner Milstein, P.C., it’s virtually impossible for medical officials to get an exact count on the number of colon cancer cases that are misdiagnosed in the city each year. Health

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Woman files lawsuit against hospital for failure to diagnose

Part of a medical physician’s responsibility to his patient is to determine what is causing an illness or injury. The failure to diagnose can result in severe complications for the patient and may even result in death. A woman recently filed a lawsuit against local hospitals and physicians for her health complications. The woman suffered from compartment syndrome, which results in an intense pressure in the muscles and possibly decreased blood flow. This syndrome can

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Failure to diagnose leaves woman dead; hospital facing lawsuit

The heart of many medical malpractice cases in New York is the failure to diagnose a condition, which ends up being fatal. One family recently filed a lawsuit against their hospital after a loved one died from a failure to diagnose sepsis.The woman visited the hospital on back-to-back days complaining of a sore throat, but doctors discharged her. They later discovered that she had fatal bacteria in her system, but they did not call the

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Missed diagnoses deemed malpractice

New York patients rely on doctors and medical professionals to accurately diagnose symptoms and help prevent future health complications. Doctors don’t always catch everything and something these oversights can have enormous, even fatal consequences. Failure to diagnose breast cancer or lung cancer can allow the disease to go untreated and reach a point where treatment is not a possibility.A patient in Arizona suffered the deadly repercussions of a failure to diagnose symptoms but her family

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Doctor misdiagnoses young New York patient’s diabetes

Accurate diagnoses are at the crux of the medical profession. Correctly diagnosing a patient allows doctors to treat the systems with the appropriate medications and procedures and nurture patients back to health. But some experts believe there are some serious flaws in the medical industry when it comes to misdiagnoses.A six-year-old girl recently passed away in New York due to a misdiagnosis. After suffering through the night with nausea and fatigue, the young girl was

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A-Rod files suit against doctor who failed to diagnose hip injury

No one wants to pay for unnecessary medical treatment. Patients probably do not want to endure excessive procedures or treatments, either, if they are not medically relevant. Doctors understand that patients feel this way, adding to the fact that additional treatments and procedures can be costly, and, as a result, doctors may lean toward not treating symptoms that they view as minor or short-term.This approach can pave the way to potentially serious ramifications however, because

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Young boy dies after doctor fails to diagnose disorder

Parents go to extreme measures to make sure that their children are born healthy. Mothers in New York may cut back on certain foods, give up caffeine and start taking prenatal vitamins. Precautionary efforts, however, are all lost if a mother’s doctor fails to diagnose conditions that could be dangerous to the health of the mom and baby.A couple in another state lost their 2-year-old son and have now filed a lawsuit against a hospital

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