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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.

$995,000 Settlement Obtained for Man with Misdiagnosed Septic Arthritis

June 15, 2017 by Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP

Arthritis is a common ailment known to cause debilitating pain to those who suffer from it. There are over 100 different types of arthritis, which vary in symptoms and consequences. If you suffer from arthritis, it is essential that your physician correctly diagnosis the type of arthritis you have to ensure you receive proper treatment. Joseph Manna, a senior partner at Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria, recently secured a $995,000 settlement for a patient whose arthritis was misdiagnosed, leading to a potentially lethal scenario. Read on to learn more about this case of misdiagnosed septic arthritis and how the medical malpractice attorneys at Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria can help you if you find yourself in a similar situation.


$1,450,000 Settlement Obtained for Family of Woman with Diverticulitis Misdiagnosis

May 09, 2017 by Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP

Diverticulitis is an infection of outpouchings that develop in the large colon. It is a common condition, but can be deadly if misdiagnosed or not treated properly. The infection can progress to the point where the colon perforates, allowing stool to leak into the patient’s free abdomen causing sepsis. If that happens, life-saving emergency surgery is required. Read on to discover the details of one such case that senior partner Joseph J. Manna handled and how he and the attorneys at Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria can help you if you or a loved one have been a victim of medical malpractice.


New York State Nursing License Defense

March 30, 2017 by Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP

Barry Covert, a senior partner at Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria, wrote a guest column that appeared in the March 27 issue of the Buffalo Law Journal. In “Legally defending a professional license is not just about protecting a career”, Mr. Covert explains several issues related to professional licensing defense, including how nursing licenses are obtained, what could put a professional license in jeopardy, how a professional license can be protected, and what an attorney’s role is in the process.