Every year, it is estimated that about 1.6 million women undergo a breast biopsy in the United States, according to The New York Times. However, a new study shows that pathologists may not be reading the results of these biopsies correctly. This can put women in New York and elsewhere at risk of receiving the wrong type of treatment or no treatment at all.
From death to painful injuries, Queens hospital errors attorneys see firsthand how devastating hospital negligence can be. In New York City, and throughout the state of New York, too many people have been injured or died because of a negligent hospital and it is pivotal for those who have dealt with negligence to act promptly.
If you’re getting ready to go into surgery, the last thing you may want to think about is the possibility of a surgical error. However, mistakes often occur during and after surgery in hospitals across the country. At Futterman, Sirotkin & Seinfeld, LLP, we understand the risks you may face during surgery. As experienced New York surgical mistakes attorneys, we are prepared to help you find justice if doctor negligence caused an injury or illness during your surgical procedure.
Cerebral palsy, according to CerebralPalsy.org, is caused when there is a brain injury before, during, or after the birth of your infant, or when his or her brain fails to develop properly as it grows in utero. The severity of the damage to your child’s motor function and other skills will depend on where the brain injury is, and how it happened.
Patients in New York and across the country may be surprised to learn that the third-highest cause of death in the U.S., after heart disease and cancer, is medical error, according to Healthcare IT News. In addition to the approximately 1,000 deaths that occur each day, emergency room errors and other mistakes are responsible for 10,000 serious health complications.