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NYS Senate Passes Bill Enhancing Cancer Patient Right to Sue

June 22, 2017 by Lipsitz Green Scime Cambria LLP

On June 21, 2017, the New York State Legislature passed a bill that will help ensure misdiagnosed cancer patients have an opportunity for their day in court. Read this blog post to learn more about the bill and how a medical malpractice attorney could help you.


$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.


The Dangers of Electronic Medical Records

October 14, 2015 by Laraine Kelley

The advent of new technology has revolutionized virtually every facet of our lives. We see changes in business operations, social communication, and even in the way we receive medical care. In recent years, hospitals, emergency rooms, and doctors' offices across the country have begun utilizing new technology to replace handwritten patient records with a new tool called electronic medical records (EMRs). Although EMRs are meant to improve the way medical professionals provide care, you should be aware of the fact that EMRs may be a source of harm to patients.