depression medications

Blood Pressure Medication Recalls for Potential Cancer-Causing Contaminants

Blood pressure medications can save a life. You might take them daily if your blood pressure is uncontrollable via diet, exercise, or other lifestyle changes. When your physician prescribes a medication, you assume that it is safe. After all, the FDA has approved it for use, and it wouldn’t be on the market if it … Continued

Jennifer Amdur ESQ

Jennifer Amdur Settles Medical Malpractice Case Against Connecticut Hospital

Jennifer Amdur has settled a medical malpractice case against a Connecticut hospital that failed to timely diagnose our client’s uterine cancer. According to Amdur, “our client’s cancer progressed from early stage uterine cancer to Stage 4 metastatic disease because a radiologist at the defendant hospital misread our client’s ultrasound causing her cancer to go undetected … Continued

concussion

Being Alert after a Concussion Occurs in a Young Athlete

Children playing sports, especially sports with tackling, checking, and strikes, are the victims of concussions. Most children continue to play that sport and will suffer repeated head trauma as a result. Concussions are a common sports injury, but they should no longer be something parents, players, and coaches brush off. Instead, they must be taken … Continued

Federal Judge Overseeing NFL Brain Concussion Class Action Lawsuit Reverses the NFL Claims Administrator’s Denial of One of Our Client’s Brain Concussion Claims

A federal judge overseeing the NFL Brain Concussion Class Action Lawsuit pending in United States District Court in Philadelphia has reversed the NFL Claims Administrator’s denial of one of our client’s brain concussion claims and has awarded our client $840,000.00. Our client, a 51 year old retired wide receiver who played in the NFL for … Continued

wrongful death

Wrongful death medical malpractice case filed against Bridgeport Hospital

Russ Berkowitz and Kelly Ferraro have filed a wrongful death medical malpractice case in Bridgeport Superior Court against Bridgeport Hospital on behalf of the estate of a 61 year old client who died of cardiac arrest following his aspiration of vomit while alone in his hospital room. According to Ferraro, “our client had complained to … Continued

brain injury

How Head Injuries Lead to Serious Brain Diseases

A bump on the head is something you can shake off – or is it? Back in the day, head injuries were often referred to as “ringing your bell.” And most of the time, parents and coaches would tell you to shake it off and get back out there. Today, you are likely to receive … Continued

lawsuit

Lawsuit against Danbury Hospital and Western Connecticut Medical Group

Russ Berkowitz has filed a lawsuit against Danbury Hospital and Western Connecticut Medical Group in Bridgeport Superior Court on behalf of the estate of a 41 year old client who went into cardiac and respiratory arrest during the administration of anesthesia prior to a cardiac ablation procedure. Our client was without oxygen for over 30 … Continued

concussion treatment

Concussion Treatment Changes as Football Rolls On

Back in the day, a doctor might have told you to lie in a dark room for 24 hours while you recover from a concussion. Another time, a physician might have advised you not to let the person fall asleep – continually waking them while they get out of the watch period. Today, the rules … Continued