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For 50 years, the attorneys of Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria have been committed to serving all the legal needs of the Western New York community and beyond. The firm now carries that commitment to the digital world with this blog. Here you will find Lipsitz Green’s attorneys providing helpful tips, important warnings, alerts on changes to the law, and an abundance of other useful posts to keep you informed on virtually all your legal needs.

Expert Witnesses and Your Medical Malpractice Case

July 24, 2015 by Joseph J. Manna

All health care providers must meet certain standards of care every time they treat patients. They are the “patient safety rules” doctors must follow. Meeting the standard of care means that the doctor or other medical provider is acting with the amount of skill and care that doctors expect from each other. When the standard of care has not been met and harm has resulted, the provider can be sued for medical malpractice.


Texting and Checking Social Media During Surgery?

July 22, 2015 by Joseph J. Manna

Many medical professionals routinely use cellphones for social media and other non-patient related purposes while caring for patients. These distractions may have disastrous results, including unnecessary injuries and other potential medical malpractice issues. The Washington Post recently published an article on this important issue called “Do Cellphones Belong in the Operating Room?”


Terminated Employees’ Stages of Grief

May 26, 2015 by Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP

 Attorneys often receive legal questions from friends and family about issues they are facing, such as the loss of a job.

A guest column by Robert Boreanaz, “Grief Process of Terminated Employees,” is featured in a recent issue of Buffalo Law Journal. In the column, he discusses how attorneys who focus on areas of law other than employment can advise friends and family who have lost a job on this emotionally charged issue. He suggests that stages of grief similar to those that are often associated with the loss of a loved one can be used as a framework for conversations about the employment termination.