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How to Find the Best New York Medical Malpractice Lawyer For You

By Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein / October 15, 2017 /

Mistakes in healthcare are more common than we care to admit. In fact, these errors are a leading cause of death and injury in the US. If you fall victim to such cases, you’ll need to find the best New York medical malpractice lawyer. The details of medical malpractice are always shocking. How can trusted…

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Know Your Rights: When Is It Time To Bring In a Birth Injury Attorney?

By Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein / October 11, 2017 /

The birth of your child should be one of the happiest moments of your life. But when something goes wrong, things can quickly become scary and confusing. If you think your baby has suffered a birth injury due to medical malpractice or negligence, a birth injury attorney can help you understand your rights. Read on…

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Who to Hold Accountable for Medication Errors

By Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein / June 4, 2017 /

Medical errors in United States hospitals occur at alarming rates. In fact, one in three patients admitted to a hospital will experience one. One of the most common forms of medical errors have to do with the prescription, dispersion, or administration of medication. Each year, at least 1.5 million Americans are harmed, made ill, or killed…

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What You Need to Do About Your Surgical Injuries

By Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein / May 31, 2017 /

In the United States, people spend over $10,000 a year on average for their health care costs every year. And anyone who watches the news can tell you that these costs aren’t likely to go down anytime soon. Drug costs are expected to rise almost 12 percent in 2017 and experts predict that insurance premiums will…

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7 Things to Know When Suing for Sexual Misconduct

By Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein / May 27, 2017 /

Are you a victim of sexual misconduct who is considering filing a lawsuit? The litigation of any matter can be mentally and emotionally trying for you and your family.  But because of the unique nature of sexual misconduct cases, this may be an even bigger concern you have.  Read on to learn 7 things you…

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How to Detect Elevated Bilirubin Levels in Newborns

By Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein / May 23, 2017 /

You have a new baby and suddenly another life is completely dependent on you. It’s normal to worry about everything. But if your newborn baby’s skin and eyes seem yellow, these could be signs of jaundice. WebMD says that jaundice in babies can lead to brain damage, so it’s crucial to diagnose it quickly. Jaundice…

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uterine rupture

How to Prevent a Uterine Rupture

By Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein / May 19, 2017 /

The uterus, also more commonly known as the womb, is a vital part of the female reproductive system. The uterus is responsible for the development and nourishment of the baby as the pregnancy advances. As such, the uterus is an extremely well-controlled environment. It is largely shielded from external factors that might harm the baby.…

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Can You Prevent Infantile Kernicterus?

By Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein / May 15, 2017 /

Kernicterus is a form of brain damage which can affect infants shortly after birth. It occurs when the amount of bilirubin in the blood is too high. While bilirubin is crucial to the processes of the body, too much is toxic to the body. In fact, depending on the exposure of bilirubin to the body, the…

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Can You Detect Brachial Plexus in the Womb?

By Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein / May 11, 2017 /

Giving birth is one of the most amazing feats of our human experience. Unfortunately, pregnancies and childbirth can suffer complications. One complication that is not as documented as other cases is brachial plexus injury. The most common pregnancy complications include: Ectopic pregnancy – when a fertilized egg is outside the uterus. This means the baby can’t…

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erb's palsy

What are the Causes and Symptoms of Erb's Palsy?

By Law Offices of Joseph Lichtenstein / May 7, 2017 /

It’s every parent’s worst nightmare.  Something is not quite right with your new-born child. Unfortunately, there are a host of things that can go wrong during the delivery of a baby, none of them is your fault, and some of them can be avoided. Medical records tell us that children have suffered from physical birth…

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