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Why Are NSAIDs Not Recommended During Pregnancy?

14 April 2021

NSAIDs (non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs) are drugs that can cause miscarriages and fetal kidney damage, among other maladies. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning about the use of NSAIDs by pregnant women. Nevertheless, under certain circumstances, the use of NSAIDs in pregnancy is entirely appropriate. What […]

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Russ Berkowitz and Jennifer Amdur Obtain Medical Malpractice Award

12 April 2021

Russ Berkowitz and Jennifer Amdur have obtained a medical malpractice award against a hospital and a number of medical providers on behalf of a client who was rendered a partial paraplegic as a result of a spinal infection that progressed to a spinal abscess and which compressed our client’s spinal […]

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What Are the Most Common Types of Concussions?

07 April 2021

A concussion is a mild form of traumatic brain injury. Not all concussions are created equal, however. Some concussions are more severe than others; for example, concussions can be further classified according to which symptoms are the most prevalent. Classifying a concussion can be an essential step toward determining the […]

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Do Inpatient Falls Constitute Medical Malpractice?

01 April 2021

Inpatient falls may or may not constitute medical malpractice, depending on the circumstances. Even if the fall does not constitute medical malpractice, it might constitute ordinary negligence or product liability. However, typical negligence claims are typically easier to win than medical malpractice claims or product liability claims. Slip and fall […]

Why Active Recovery is Essential After a Sports-Related Concussion

25 March 2021

Until fairly recently, the conventional wisdom regarding concussion recovery was that “rest is best.” But, while rest is indeed an essential part of the recovery process for athletes who suffer sports-related concussions, new research shows that an “active approach to concussion management” can be crucial to recovering as fully and […]

What You Should Know About Laryngeal Injuries

21 March 2021

Laryngeal nerve injuries can result from a variety of different causes. This includes various types of medical mistakes. While laryngeal nerve injuries due to medical malpractice among adults are relatively uncommon, they do occur. The financial and non-financial costs can be substantial for patients and their families. Additionally, medical errors […]

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Distracted Driving Awareness Month: Put Down Your Phone and Pay Attention While Driving

13 March 2021

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Recognized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the National Safety Council (NSC), the purpose of Distracted Driving Awareness Month is to bring the risks of talking on the phone, texting, and engaging in other non-driving-related activities behind the wheel into the […]

Mill River Park Cooperative’s 2021 Summer Day Camp

10 March 2021

The Berkowitz and Hanna Charitable Fund is pleased to announce that it has granted $15k to the Mill River Park Cooperative’s 2021 Summer Day Camp to help defray the cost for underserved children who would like to attend the camp. The outdoor summer camp focuses on environmental education and recreation […]

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Medical Malpractice Birth Injury Settlement

02 March 2021

Russ Berkowitz and Jennifer Amdur have recently settled a medical malpractice birth injury case against a Connecticut hospital and an OBGYN involving a baby who sustained an in utero stroke at or near the time of his birth as a result of the defendants failure to timely deliver our client […]

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