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Jennifer Amdur to Become Partner in the Firm Effective July 1, 2020

01 June 2020

We are proud to announce that Jennifer Amdur will become a partner in the firm effective July 1, 2020. Over the course of the last 8 years, Jen has become one of the most respected young litigators in the State of Connecticut in the area of medical malpractice law as […]

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When Is Cerebral Palsy Evidence of Medical Malpractice?

27 May 2020

Because cerebral palsy originates before, during, or shortly after birth, the mere presence of cerebral palsy in your child should raise suspicions of medical malpractice. Further investigations into exactly which actions were taken (or omitted) during medical care around the time of birth is often enough to establish a medical […]

Is Over-Prescribing Opioids a Form of Medical Malpractice?

19 May 2020

The short answer to this question is, “Yes, overprescribing opioids is a form of medical malpractice under most circumstances.” The ultimate question is whether the healthcare provider’s treatment of your condition fell below the high standard of care expected of such professionals, to the extent that it constituted medical negligence. […]

Can You Sue for Medical Malpractice Due to COVID-19 Exposure?

06 May 2020

In Connecticut, there have been more than 12,000 confirmed cases of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) infections and more than 550 virus-related deaths as of April 15. According to data from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, as of April 15, virus-related deaths were expected to peak on April 26 before […]

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Erik Siegel has settled medical malpractice case against two urologists

01 May 2020

Erik Siegel has just settled a medical malpractice case against two urologists on behalf of a 57 year old client who sustained severe permanent injuries as a result of his medical providers’ failure to timely diagnose his bladder cancer. As a result of our client’s 5 year delayed cancer diagnosis, […]

What Are the Causes and Effects of HIE During Childbirth?

27 April 2020

Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy (HIE) is a potentially-serious birth injury that can result from a variety of different causes. While some of these causes are natural, most can be avoided with proper medical care, and a significant number of cases of HIE result directly from mistakes during pregnancy, labor, and delivery. As […]