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Should I Give a Recorded Statement to an Insurance Company?

12 December 2020

The usual answer to this question is no, you shouldn’t – at least if you are filing a third-party claim. Most insurance companies are profit-seeking entities, and there are only two ways to maximize profits: by maximizing revenues or by cutting expenditures. Since insurance claims represent expenditures, every dime paid […]

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What Causes Medical Errors in Cardiology?

06 December 2020

The primary causes of medical errors in cardiology include diagnostic errors, a substandard performance of treatment, surgical errors, medication errors, inadequate record-keeping, and staff communication breakdowns. In 2020, you can probably add fatigue to that list, because healthcare providers are becoming burnt out due to the demands of the COVID-19 […]

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What Are The Long-Term Effects of Auto Accidents?

27 November 2020

The long-term effects of auto vehicle accidents can be subdivided into property damage, medical expenses, psychological disturbances, and financial losses. A strong car crash accident claim will demand the present value of the sum total of both current and future damages. Nearly 40,000 people die in auto accidents every year […]

Wrongful Death Malpractice Lawsuit

19 November 2020

Jennifer Amdur has filed a wrongful death medical malpractice lawsuit against Midstate Medical Center and a group of obstetricians on behalf of the estate of a baby girl who died shortly after delivery as a result of the defendant medical providers’ ignoring the seriousness of our client’s mother‘s preeclampsia beginning […]

How Much Compensation Can I Claim for Cerebral Palsy?

19 November 2020

A cerebral palsy is a group of movement disorders that can begin early in childhood and impact the rest of a child’s life. As a parent, learning that your child has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy can be devastating, and your child’s diagnosis could very well have life-altering effects for […]

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Russ Berkowitz and Christina Hanna Settlement

15 November 2020

Russ Berkowitz and Christina Hanna have just been awarded a substantial settlement against the owner and operator of a motor vehicle that violently struck our clients’ motor vehicle head-on causing our clients to sustain severe and permanent injuries. At the time of the accident, our client was seven months pregnant […]

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Cancer Misdiagnosis: What Is It and How to Make a Claim

12 November 2020

Malpractice is the third-leading cause of death in the United States, and misdiagnosis is by far the most common form of malpractice committed by doctors in Connecticut and other states across the country. This includes misdiagnosis of all types of cancers. Of course, cancer does not have to be fatal […]

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How Healthcare Providers Diagnose Traumatic Brain Injury

06 November 2020

Healthcare providers use a variety of tools to diagnose traumatic brain injury (TBI), including interviews with the patient and his family, the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS),  language tests, neuropsychological tests, and imaging tests such as CT scans and MRIs. A misdiagnosis can result in a sizable malpractice claim. Although several […]

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Russ Berkowitz and Kelly Ferraro Filed Petition Against VICP

02 November 2020

Russ Berkowitz and Kelly Ferraro Filed Petition Against Vaccine Injury Compensation Program Russ Berkowitz and Kelly Ferraro have filed a Petition in the United States Court of Claims pursuant to the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program on behalf of a client who sustained a severe allergic reaction to a flu […]