June 25, 2011

$1,975,000 Gastric Bypass Malpractice Settlement

This case involved a death following a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and a leak. Because the leak was not properly treated an overwhelming infection developed and took […]
June 6, 2011

$1,800,000 (Partial) Settlement (Kings County)

29 year old married resident of Manhattan presents to the ER for various complaints. A CT scan is performed and shows a suspicious lesion in the […]
May 22, 2011

$1,500,000 Settlement (Albany County)

The result was obtained on behalf of the husband and two children of a 39 year old woman who died after her cardiologist failed to order […]
May 6, 2011

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis – New Study Indicates that Surgery, not Watchful Waiting is Better Choice for Younger Men

Prostate Cancer Diagnosis Results from a randomized clinical trial out of the University Hospital in Uppsala, Sweden reveals compelling evidence that radical prostatectomy provides a survival […]
April 28, 2011

Second Opinion for Serious Medical Diagnosis

Second Opinion for Serious Medical Diagnoses Is A Must In his best-selling book, From Fatigued to Fantastic (Third Edition), Dr. Jacob Teitelbaum recommends a patient always […]
April 19, 2011

Groundbreaking New Study Turns Conventional Wisdom About Diet and Exercise on its Head

Based on a groundbreaking new study by doctors at the Mayo Clinic, the negative health consequences for someone who is stuck at an office desk for […]
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 […]