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Russ Berkowitz and Jennifer Amdur File Lawsuit in Hartford Superior Court Against Manchester Memorial Hospital

Russ Berkowitz and Jennifer Amdur have filed a lawsuit in Hartford Superior Court against Manchester Memorial Hospital and four different specialists who failed to timely diagnose and treat our client’s spinal epidural abscess and spinal osteomyelitis. Our client, a 60 year old information technology specialist, lost all feeling in his lower extremity over the course … Continued

Christina Hanna Settles Automobile Accident Case During Trial

Christina Hanna has settled an automobile accident case during trial on behalf of a 70 year old client who sustained permanent eye and ear injuries when the motor vehicle she was a passenger in was violently struck by a truck, causing our client’s head to be smashed against the window of her car. Our client … Continued

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Erik Siegel Settles Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice Action

Erik Siegel has settled a wrongful death medical malpractice action on behalf the estate of a 48 year old investment analyst who committed suicide within days following counseling sessions with her psychiatrist and licensed therapist. Our client, a wife and mother of two, had long standing depression which had becoming progressively worse over the last … Continued

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Russ Berkowitz Settles Medical Malpractice Case Against Bariatric Surgeon

Russ Berkowitz has just settled a medical malpractice case against a bariatric surgeon and a hospital on behalf of a client who sustained catastrophic gastrointestinal injuries following weight loss surgery as a result of the defendants’ failure to timely diagnose her anastomotic leak. Because of the delayed diagnosis, our client developed sepsis and her condition … Continued

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How to Use Social Media without Harming Your Case

If you actively use social media, including Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, or even Snap Chat, you must be extra careful about what you post on those sites – and what your friends post about you too. It is best to ask your injury attorney what information you can and cannot post on these sites. Some attorneys … Continued

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Washington Post: NCAA concussion case settles three days into trial

For a half-dozen years, courts across the country have handled a series of concussion-related lawsuits filed by former players and their family members, who felt football caused irreparable damage, sometimes even leading to death. The cases have been either settled, dismissed or are still locked in some stage of legal dispute. But Ploetz v. NCAA … Continued

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The Role of Your Physician in a Personal Injury Case

A physician can make or break a personal injury case. Therefore, before you pick your treating physician or even visit them, consider the role they play and how they can increase or decrease your chances for a fair settlement. Critical Considerations When Choosing a Stamford Physician after a Car Accident Having a doctor who can … Continued

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Unnecessary Medical Tests: Are You a Victim?

You complain about a few symptoms and before you know it, you are scheduled for blood analysis, urine screenings, and expensive diagnostic scans like MRIs. With your insurance deductible, most of this comes out of your pocket – which could be hundreds to thousands depending on your level of coverage. Even when the deductible is … Continued

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Questions to Ask before Taking a New Prescription

In fact, the Mayo Clinic estimates that seven out of ten Americans have one prescription they take daily. While the most commonly prescribed medication in the US is an antibiotic, the contenders include antidepressants and opioids. Therefore, when you visit your physician, you are likely to find yourself walking out with a prescription of some … Continued