New York Medical Malpractice Articles & News
New York Hospital Warns More than 4,000 Patients of Possible Blood Contamination
(3/13/2014)  Author: Lillian Chiu   Views: 19026
More than 4,000 could have been exposed to hepatitis and HIV in a Long Island hospital due to potential blood contamination from insulin pens, ABC reports. South Nassau Communities Hospital, located o..
New York Dispatcher Awarded $9.1 Million in Medical Malpractice Suit
(2/25/2014)  Author: Fran Kelley   Views: 13274
A former public safety dispatcher for the City of Tonawanda, New York, has received a $9.1 million medical malpractice award, after complications in the treatment of a broken ankle led to the amputation of his leg.
Jury Decides Hospital Negligent for Ignoring Jaundiced Newborn, Awards $26M
(11/20/2013)  Author: Joshua Sophy   Views: 9601
A Brooklyn boy has been awarded $26 million in a malpractice lawsuit because the hospital and his doctor failed to treat him for jaundice soon after he was born.
St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Maternity Employee Confirmed With Tuberculosis
(11/1/2013)  Author: Ed Lieber    Views: 19717
An employee in the maternity ward at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt hospital in Manhattan tested positive for tuberculosis this week.
Woman Accuses Manhattan OB/GYN of Malpractice Following Botched Liposuction Surgery
(10/16/2013)  Author: Ed Lieber    Views: 10600
An OB/GYN doctor in upper Manhattan is facing malpractice charges and stands accused of severely burning a woman who had gone to him for a liposuction procedure.
Half-Million Dollars is Average Malpractice Claim Payout in New York City
(9/16/2013)  Author: Ed Lieber    Views: 10482
Medical malpractice claims stayed just about steady in New York in the last year and the average payout for victims of medical mistakes actually rose significantly over that time.

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