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Failure to diagnose major medical problem can be deadly mistake

All of us at some point rely on the expertise of a medical provider. We need these physicians to take the time to understand our medical condition and treat it in a timely manner. Luckily, this is usually what occurs for New City area residents. But, occasionally a physician does not accurately diagnose a major medical problem and that can be a deadly mistake.

Fungus is a deadly problem at New York health care facilities

There are many people in the New City area who have spent time in a health care facility or have family members in a health care facility. These facilities exist in order to take care of people who need help. Whether it is a hospital, assisted living facility or nursing home, these facilities are important in our community. Families believe that their loved ones in these care facilities will be well taken care of and often this is the case. But, a serious fungus has emerged in New York care facilities that may lead to unexpected injuries.

Electronic medical records often result in patient harm

Many New City area residents have a doctor who uses electronic records. It may even seem that the doctor spends more time typing on their computer than talking to patients face-to-face. Although doctors may like the ease of using electronic records, such records can actually lead to serious medical harm to a patient.

New York woman receives large settlement for medical malpractice

When a New City area resident goes to the hospital, they expect the hospital will do their best to make their health condition better and not worse. Most of the time this is the case for patients, but occasionally a medical error occurs. These medical errors can result in a patient's worsened condition and even death.

A traumatic brain injury can affect a family forever

Many New City area residents understand that a serious injury can occur when a person suffers head trauma. There are many ways in which a person can suffer a traumatic brain injury. When the injury is caused by another person's negligence, a family may have a legal right to hold the negligent party responsible.

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