Columbia University and NYP Hospital Play “Catch & Kill” with Sexual Assault Survivors — this is why NDAs should be ILLEGAL

A New Chapter in Columbia University and New York-Presbyterian Hospital’s 30-Year Cover-Up of Robert Hadden’s Sexual Exploitation and Abuse of OB/GYN Patients Throughout our investigation of Columbia University’s 30-year history of enabling the most prolific serial sexual predator in the history of New York, our office has uncovered many startling facts. Among which is the…

Defective IVC Blood Clot Filters Continue To Be Used In Some Patients

Call for a Free Consultation (800) 215-1003 New Jersey based C. R. Bard, Inc. has recently come under scrutiny for marketing a defective medical device called the “Recovery” IVC Blood Clot filter. Despite having knowledge of the product’s defects, C. R. Bard, Inc., appears to have repeatedly pushed the FDA to approve their blood clot…

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Updated Info in Cases Involving New York and Presbyterian Hospital’s Failure to Enforce Patient Safety Rule Resulting in Serial Sexual Assaults of Female Patients by Dr. Robert Hadden

In yet another lawsuit filed by our office last year, dozens more women have come forward to demand accountability from The New York and Presbyterian Hospital & Columbia University Medical Center because of their decades of enabling of serial sexual predator Robert Hadden. Each lawsuits cites the systemic failures of the institution to properly supervise…

The Danger of Unread Medical Test Results

Diagnostic errors are among the most common underlying causes of New York City medical malpractice.  It is self-evident that medical professionals must make reasonable decisions about ordering tests, must diligently read the results, and must make fair assessments of the next steps required based on those results.  However, a new research effort suggests that some…

Medical Device Clocks: A Digital Time Bomb?

Quite often when it comes to preventing medical malpractice, time is of the essence. Whether the necessary medical intervention involves a timely administration of medication, the performance of an emergency cesarean section, or the intubation of a newborn baby who has breathing problems, literally seconds count. We all hope that anyone even remotely involved in…

Defendant’s “Junk Science” Argument Thrown Out by New York Court in Erb’s Palsy Case

Introduction: The one quality that I admire most in the top trial lawyers that I know is their dedication to helping others. I have been fortunate to have worked with many attorneys who possess this personal characteristic. And I can always just “sense it” whenever I am introduced to someone new who possesses this trait.…

Board Certified Through Cheating?

Recent stories about cheating on medical board examinations should be taken very seriously and not just by the medical community.  Those of us involved in New York medical malpractice law know all too well how medical treatments can go wrong.  Patients rely on indicators of knowledge and professional achievement, such as board certification, when choosing doctors…