Blog & Cases

April 14, 2011

Noted NY Times Columnist Warns Readers to Beware of Germ-Carrying Doctors

If you are looking for ways to treat the common cold, ease a sore throat or relieve a mild headache there are literally hundreds of places […]
April 12, 2011

$800,000 Medical Malpractice Settlement

This gastric bypass malpractice case settled in the 1980’s. This early case, involving Jejunoileal bypass, revolved around a failure by the surgeon to adequately monitor post […]
April 7, 2011

Put Blame for Bad Medicine Where it Belongs

We keep going round-and-round in circles in this country debating the merits, and demerits, of medical malpractice lawsuits and the alleged use of unnecessary tests and […]
March 25, 2011

Seat Belts Save Lives BUT

According to recent statistics from the U.S. Department of Transportation, the use of seat belts saves more drivers’ lives than any other method for preventing occupant […]
March 17, 2011

American Cancer Society Reports Halt in Decline of Breast Cancer Linked to Use of Hormone Replacement Therapy

The American Cancer Society reported late last month that the incidence of breast cancer rates among non-Hispanic white women in the U.S. did not continue to […]
March 8, 2011

Doctor Heal Thyself

Crain’s New York Business published an article last week about a team of obstetricians in New York City who say they have “beaten the odds” of […]
March 2, 2011

Parents Beware: X-Rays and CT Scans Can be Harmful to the Health of Your Baby

The New York Times reveals some alarming facts about the use of radiation scans in U.S. hospitals. While serious injuries and illnesses caused by X Rays […]
February 25, 2011

Supreme Court Ruling in Wyeth Case Strikes Appropriate Balance

By a vote of 6-2 the U.S. Supreme Court ruled last Tuesday that a federal law prohibits lawsuits against drug makers by people who claim to […]